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KDevelop 4.7.0 Released 29 comments
Harvard's CompSci Intro Course Boasts Record-Breaking Enrollment 109 comments
Kickstarter's Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money 207 comments
UK's National Health Service Moves To NoSQL Running On an Open-Source Stack 197 comments
Unpopular Programming Languages That Are Still Lucrative 380 comments
John Romero On Reinventing the Shooter 264 comments
Is It Time To Split Linux Distros In Two? 280 comments
GSOC Project Works To Emulate Systemd For OpenBSD 314 comments
Scala Designer Martin Odersky On Next Steps 94 comments
IT Job Hiring Slumps 249 comments
Carmack On Mobile VR Development 60 comments
LLVM 3.5 Brings C++1y Improvements, Unified 64-bit ARM Backend 99 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are the Strangest Features of Various Programming Languages? 724 comments
Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses 31 comments
Oregon Suing Oracle Over Obamacare Site, But Still Needs Oracle's Help 116 comments
Does Learning To Code Outweigh a Degree In Computer Science? 546 comments
Can ISO 29119 Software Testing "Standard" Really Be a Standard? 152 comments
Bringing New Security Features To Docker 29 comments
New HTML Picture Element To Make Future Web Faster 161 comments Discloses Top Donors 59 comments
Yahoo Stops New Development On YUI 79 comments
MIPS Tempts Hackers With Raspbery Pi-like Dev Board 88 comments
Hal Finney, PGP and Bitcoin Pioneer, Dies At 58 40 comments
Google Introduces HTML 5.1 Tag To Chrome 94 comments
IEEE Guides Software Architects Toward Secure Design 51 comments
State of the GitHub: Chris Kelly Does the Numbers 34 comments
PHP 5.6.0 Released 118 comments
How Red Hat Can Recapture Developer Interest 232 comments
The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video) 120 comments
MediaGoblin 0.7.0 "Time Traveler's Delight" Released 73 comments
If Java Wasn't Cool 10 Years Ago, What About Now? 511 comments
Oregon Sues Oracle For "Abysmal" Healthcare Website 212 comments
NSA Agents Leak Tor Bugs To Developers 116 comments
How Game Developers Turn Kickstarter Failure Into Success 30 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Do You Wish You'd Known Starting Out As a Programmer? 548 comments
Interviews: Bjarne Stroustrup Answers Your Questions 102 comments
C++14 Is Set In Stone 193 comments
Software Combines Thousands of Online Images Into One That Represents Them All 66 comments
Companies That Don't Understand Engineers Don't Respect Engineers 371 comments
Reading, Writing, 'Rithmetic, and Blockly 18 comments
Switching Game Engines Halfway Through Development 127 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Recliner For a Software Developer? 154 comments
Interviews: Ask Bjarne Stroustrup About Programming and C++ 427 comments
Ask Slashdot: Corporate Open Source Policy? 57 comments
Auralux Release For Browsers Shows Emscripten Is Reaching Indie Devs 44 comments
New Watson-Style AI Called Viv Seeks To Be the First 'Global Brain' 161 comments
The Technologies Changing What It Means To Be a Programmer 294 comments
New NSA-Funded Code Rolls All Programming Languages Into One 306 comments
Wiring Programmers To Prevent Buggy Code 116 comments
Russia Cracks Down On Public Wi-Fi; Oracle Blocks Java Downloads In Russia 254 comments
Oracle Hasn't Killed Java -- But There's Still Time 371 comments
Google Fit Preview SDK Arrives For Android Developers 13 comments
Valve Discloses Source 2 Engine In Recent DOTA 2 Update 97 comments
Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum? 637 comments
Facebook Seeks Devs To Make Linux Network Stack As Good As FreeBSD's 195 comments
Ask Slashdot: Good Technology Conferences To Attend? 131 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do About the Sorry State of FOSS Documentation? 430 comments
Mozilla Dumps Info of 76,000 Developers To Public Web Server 80 comments
How Many Members of Congress Does It Take To Pass a $400MM CS Bill? 180 comments
Comparison: Linux Text Editors 402 comments
Getting Back To Coding 240 comments
Peter Hoddie Talks About His Internet of Things Construction Kit (Video) 53 comments
Ask Slashdot: When Is It Better To Modify the ERP vs. Interfacing It? 209 comments
PHP Finally Getting a Formal Specification 180 comments
Vint Cerf on Why Programmers Don't Join the ACM 213 comments
Is the App Store Broken? 258 comments
Raspberry Pi-Compatible Development Board Released 47 comments
seL4 Verified Microkernel Now Open Source 82 comments
Programming Languages You'll Need Next Year (and Beyond) 315 comments
Put Your Code in the SWAMP: DHS Sponsors Online Open Source Code Testing 67 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where Can I Find Resources On Programming For Palm OS 5? 170 comments
A Fictional Compression Metric Moves Into the Real World 133 comments
Oracle Offers Custom Intel Chips and Unanticipated Costs 97 comments
Suddenly Visible: Illicit Drugs As Part of Silicon Valley Culture 511 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where Do You Get (or Share) News About Open Source Projects? 85 comments
VP Biden Briefs US Governors On H-1B Visas, IT, and Coding 225 comments
'Just Let Me Code!' 372 comments
The Daily Harassment of Women In the Game Industry 962 comments
Researchers Test Developer Biometrics To Predict Buggy Code 89 comments
US Senator Blasts Microsoft's H-1B Push As It Lays 18,000 Off Workers 529 comments
Math, Programming, and Language Learning 241 comments
Microsoft's Missed Opportunities: Memo From 1997 161 comments
ChickTech Brings Hundreds of Young Women To Open Source 158 comments
SRI/Cambridge Opens CHERI Secure Processor Design 59 comments
Is the Software Renaissance Ending? 171 comments
Ask Slashdot: Future-Proof Jobs? 509 comments
Today In Year-based Computer Errors: Draft Notices Sent To Men Born In the 1800s 205 comments
Prof. Andy Tanenbaum Retires From Vrije University 136 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Dedicated Low Power Embedded Dev System Choice? 183 comments
Will Google's Dart Language Replace Javascript? (Video) 180 comments
Normal Humans Effectively Excluded From Developing Software 608 comments
US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger) 253 comments
Python Bumps Off Java As Top Learning Language 415 comments
Indie Game Developers Talk About Why They Struck Out On Their Own 49 comments
The World's Best Living Programmers 285 comments
KDE Releases Frameworks 5 87 comments
Oculus Suspends Oculus Rift Dev Kit Sales In China 131 comments
IEEE Spectrum Ranks the Top Programming Languages 197 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Often Should You Change Jobs? 282 comments
Does Google Have Too Much Influence Over K-12 CS Education? 66 comments Do We Really Need Another JavaScript Framework? 104 comments
Damian Conway On Perl 6 and the Philosophy of Programming 132 comments
Ask Slashdot: Switching From SAS To Python Or R For Data Analysis and Modeling? 143 comments
ARM Launches Juno Reference Platform For 64-bit Android Developers 69 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Web Language That's Long-Lived, and Not Too Buzzy? 536 comments
Happy Software Developers Solve Problems Better 121 comments
Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core? 113 comments
Google Is Offering Free Coding Lessons To Women and Minorities 376 comments
Ask Slashdot: Correlation Between Text Editor and Programming Language? 359 comments
An Army Medal For Coding In Perl 192 comments
Visualizing Algorithms 50 comments
Building the Infinite Digital Universe of No Man's Sky 100 comments
Why Software Builds Fail 279 comments
Google I/O 2014 Begins [updated] 49 comments
Nest Announces New Smart Home API 38 comments
Programming On a Piano Keyboard 57 comments
Mozilla Introduces Browser-Based WebIDE 132 comments
Perl Is Undead 283 comments
Oracle Buying Micros Systems For $5.3 Billion 71 comments
Computational Thinking: AP Computer Science Vs AP Statistics? 155 comments
Age Discrimination In the Tech Industry 370 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Way to Learn C# For Game Programming? 254 comments
Overeager Compilers Can Open Security Holes In Your Code 199 comments
Girls Take All In $50 Million Google Learn-to-Code Initiative 548 comments
After 47 Years, Computerworld Ceases Print Publication 105 comments
Intel Adds SIMD Vectorization to JavaScript 1 comments
Adobe To Let Third Party Devs Incorporate Photoshop Features 39 comments
Code Spaces Hosting Shutting Down After Attacker Deletes All Data 387 comments
Android Needs a Simulator, Not an Emulator 167 comments
Microsoft Releases Early IE12 Preview As Part of Its New Developer Channel 105 comments
Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success 293 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Rapid Development Language To Learn Today? 466 comments
Netflix Shutters Its Public API 59 comments
545-Person Programming War Declares a Winner 57 comments
The Profoundly Weird, Gender-Specific Roots of the Turing Test 136 comments
Google Engineer: We Need More Web Programming Languages 309 comments
Docker 1.0 Released 88 comments
Turing Test Passed 432 comments
Parents Mobilize Against States' Student Data Mining 139 comments
Intel Confronts a Big Mobile Challenge: Native Compatibility 230 comments
Microsoft Confirms Disconnecting Kinect Gives Devs 10% More GPU Horsepower 174 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where's the Most Unusual Place You've Written a Program From? 310 comments
AMD, NVIDIA, and Developers Weigh In On GameWorks Controversy 80 comments
Machine Learning Used For JavaScript Code De-obfuscation 31 comments
Matthew Miller Named New Fedora Linux Project Leader 24 comments
Apple Announces New Programming Language Called Swift 636 comments
A Measure of Your Team's Health: How You Treat Your "Idiot" 255 comments
Grace Hopper Documentary Edges on Successful Crowdfunding 65 comments
Oregon vs. Oracle: the Battle of Blame Heats Up 83 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Inspired You To Start Hacking? 153 comments
Perl 5.20 Released, and Mojolicious 5.0: the Very Modern Perl Web Framework 126 comments
OpenSSL To Undergo Security Audit, Gets Cash For 2 Developers 132 comments
Next IE Version Will Feature Web Audio, Media Capture, ES6 Promises, and HTTP/2 173 comments
No, Doesn't Require 500 Million Lines of Code 142 comments
PHP Next Generation 213 comments
Why You Shouldn't Use Spreadsheets For Important Work 422 comments
Become a Linux Kernel Hacker and Write Your Own Module 143 comments
Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg 255 comments
Ph.Ds From MIT, Berkeley, and a Few Others Dominate Top School's CS Faculties 155 comments
R Throwdown Challenge 185 comments
Microsoft Office Mix: No-Teacher-Left-Behind Course Authoring 27 comments
First Browser-Based Quantum Computer Simulator Released 61 comments
LegoTechno -- Making Music With Lego Bricks, Python, OpenCV and a Groovebox 5 comments
Mozilla Launches Student Coding Program "Winter of Security" 40 comments
Grace Hopper, UNIVAC, and the First Programming Language 137 comments
Fixing the Pain of Programming 294 comments
The Technical Difficulty In Porting a PS3 Game To the PS4 152 comments
Programmers: It's OK To Grow Up 232 comments
Finding More Than One Worm In the Apple 116 comments
New PostgreSQL Guns For NoSQL Market 162 comments
You've Got Male: Amazon's Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene 315 comments
Could High Bay-Area Prices Make Sacramento the Next Big Startup Hub? 190 comments
Ask Slashdot: Easy-To-Use Alternative To MS Access For a Charity's Database? 281 comments
US College Students Still Aren't All That Interested In Computer Science 306 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Should Every Programmer Read? 352 comments
WebKit Unifies JavaScript Compilation With LLVM Optimizer 170 comments
Ask Slashdot: Minimum Programming Competence In Order To Get a Job? 466 comments
Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding 125 comments
Why Scientists Are Still Using FORTRAN in 2014 634 comments
A 32-bit Development System For $2 138 comments
Court: Oracle Entitled To Copyright Protection Over Some Parts of Java 303 comments
Programming Language Diversity On the Rise 177 comments
Crytek Open-Sources Their 'Renderdoc' 3D Debugger 20 comments
GitHub Open Sources Atom, Their Text Editor Based On Chromium 121 comments
Autonomous Car Ethics: If a Crash Is Unavoidable, What Does It Hit? 800 comments
Job Postings For Python, NoSQL, Apache Hadoop Way Up This Year 52 comments
Ask Slashdot: Beginner To Intermediate Programming Projects? 172 comments
Richard Stallman Answers Your Questions 394 comments
Ask Slashdot: Joining a Startup As an Older Programmer? 274 comments
Kids To Get the Best CS Teachers $15/Hr Can Buy 157 comments
ESA Taking Applications for Summer of Code in Space 21 comments
Coding Bootcamps Already 1/8th the Size of CS Undergraduates 92 comments
One-a-Day-Compiles: Good Enough For Government Work In 1983 230 comments
C++ and the STL 12 Years Later: What Do You Think Now? 435 comments
The Ways Programming Is Hard 278 comments
50 Years of BASIC, the Language That Made Computers Personal 224 comments
Programming Education Making A Comeback In Primary Schools 138 comments
Erik Meijer: The Curse of the Excluded Middle 237 comments
Ask Slashdot: Books for a Comp Sci Graduate Student? 247 comments
Microsoft, Google, Others Join To Fund Open Source Infrastructure Upgrades 101 comments
Groove Basin: Quest For the Ultimate Music Player 87 comments
Tech People Making $100k a Year On the Rise, Again 193 comments
David Auerbach Explains the Inside Baseball of MSN Messenger vs. AIM 86 comments
Not Just a Cleanup Any More: LibreSSL Project Announced 360 comments
The Ethical Dilemmas Today's Programmers Face 183 comments
OpenSSL Cleanup: Hundreds of Commits In a Week 379 comments
Samsung's Position On Tizen May Hurt Developer Recruitment 93 comments
Oracle Deflects Blame For Troubled Oregon Health Care Site 163 comments
Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary 139 comments
Survey: 56 Percent of US Developers Expect To Become Millionaires 467 comments
How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer 226 comments
The Security of Popular Programming Languages 189 comments
OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL 304 comments
Akamai Reissues All SSL Certificates After Admitting Heartbleed Patch Was Faulty 56 comments
Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code 581 comments
Heartbleed Coder: Bug In OpenSSL Was an Honest Mistake 447 comments
MA Gov. Wants To Ban Non-Competes; Will It Matter? 97 comments
Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0 673 comments
Raspberry Pi's Eben Upton: How We're Turning Everyone Into DIY Hackers 90 comments
Born To RUN: Dartmouth Throwing BASIC a 50th B-Day Party 146 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which NoSQL Database For New Project? 272 comments
Raspberry Pi Compute Module Release 51 comments
Should Microsoft Give Kids Programmable Versions of Office? 226 comments
Linux Developers Consider On-Screen QR Codes For Kernel Panics 175 comments
Ask Slashdot: the State of Open CS, IT, and DBA Courseware in 2014? 84 comments
Microsoft To Allow Code Contributions To F# 100 comments
Linus Torvalds Suspends Key Linux Developer 641 comments
NASA To Catalog and Release Source Code For Over 1,000 Projects 46 comments
Hackathon Gold: How To Win a Job Offer In a Coding Competition 25 comments
Start-Up Founders On Dealing With Depression 257 comments
.NET Native Compilation Preview Released 217 comments
Amazon's Fire TV: Is It Worth Game Developers' Time? 88 comments
App Developers, It's Time For a Reality Check 161 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do Any Development Shops Build-Test-Deploy On A Cloud Service? 119 comments
Indie Game Jam Show Collapses Due To Interference From "Pepsi Consultant" 465 comments
Subversion Project Migrates To Git 162 comments
State Colleges May Offer Best ROI On Comp Sci Degrees 127 comments
MariaDB 10 Released, Now With NoSQL Support 103 comments
OpenSUSE To Offer Rolling Release KDE Experience 51 comments
Toward Better Programming 391 comments
MIT Researchers Bring JavaScript To Google Glass 70 comments
Latest Humble Bundle Supports Open Source GameDev Tools 29 comments
TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database 275 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Do You Consider Elegant Code? 373 comments
KDE and Canonical Developers Disagree Over Display Server 202 comments
AWS Urges Devs To Scrub Secret Keys From GitHub 109 comments
Ask Slashdot: Moving From Tech Support To Development? 133 comments
Final Fantasy XIV Failed Due To Overly Detailed Flowerpots 195 comments
AMD Develops New Linux Open-Source Driver Model 142 comments
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