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Attack of the One-Letter Programming Languages 117 comments
2014 Hour of Code: Do Ends Justify Disney Product Placement Means? 125 comments
Upgrading the Turing Test: Lovelace 2.0 68 comments
Startup Assembly Banks On Paid, Open-Source Style Development 33 comments
It's Not Developers Slowing Things Down, It's the Process 185 comments
As Amazon Grows In Seattle, Pay Equity For Women Declines 495 comments
"Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon 554 comments
Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three) 161 comments
Ask Slashdot: Professionally Packaged Tools For Teaching Kids To Program? 107 comments
HTML5: It's Already Everywhere, Even In Mobile 133 comments
Do Good Programmers Need Agents? 215 comments
World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old 276 comments
Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project 84 comments
Longtime Debian Developer Tollef Fog Heen Resigns From Systemd Maintainer Team 550 comments
Open Source Self-Healing Software For Virtual Machines 50 comments
Visual Studio 2015 Supports CLANG and Android (Emulator Included) 192 comments
Ask Slashdot: Who's the Doctors Without Borders of Technology? 112 comments
Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline? 223 comments
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Five Years of the Go Programming Language 82 comments
Amazon Goes After Oracle (Again) With New Aurora Database 102 comments
Microsoft To Open Source .NET and Take It Cross-Platform 525 comments
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Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech 459 comments
New Book Argues Automation Is Making Software Developers Less Capable 212 comments
Eben Upton Explains the Raspberry Pi Model A+'s Redesign 107 comments
Mozilla Launches Browser Built For Developers 74 comments
Computer Scientists Ask Supreme Court To Rule APIs Can't Be Copyrighted 260 comments
Codecademy's ReSkillUSA: Gestation Period For New Developers Is 3 Months 173 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Data Warehouse Server System? 147 comments
Florida-Based Magic Leap Builds Its Team With Bay Area Hires 161 comments
Android 5.0 Makes SD Cards Great Again 214 comments
The Effect of Programming Language On Software Quality 217 comments
Tech Recruiters Defend 'Blacklists,' Lack of Feedback, Screening Techniques 253 comments
Mozilla Teases First Browser Dedicated To Devs 132 comments
The 7th Underhanded C Contest Is Online 41 comments
Amazon Releases (Not Many) Details On Its Workforce Demographics 123 comments
It's Time To Revive Hypercard 299 comments
Tao3D: a New Open-Source Programming Language For Real-Time 3D Animations 158 comments
Mark Zuckerberg And John Doerr Donate $1M To Expand The Hour Of Code Campaign 24 comments
Getting 'Showdown' To 90 FPS In UE4 On Oculus Rift 30 comments
Google Announces Project Ara Developer Conference, Shows Off First Prototype 66 comments
It's Official: HTML5 Is a W3C Standard 125 comments
Here's Why Apple Rejected Your iOS App 145 comments
Solving the Mystery of Declining Female CS Enrollment 608 comments
OpenSUSE Factory To Merge With Tumbleweed 24 comments
Tetris Is Hard To Test 169 comments
Building All the Major Open-Source Web Browsers 106 comments
New Oculus SDK Adds Experimental Linux Support and Unity Free For Rift Headset 24 comments
New Microsoft Garage Site Invites Public To Test a Wide Range of App Ideas 72 comments
Microsoft, Ask.com, Oracle Latest To Be Sued Over No-Poach Deal 47 comments
NPR: '80s Ads Are Responsible For the Lack of Women Coders 786 comments
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Doctor Who To Teach Kids To Code 164 comments
Help ESR Stamp Out CVS and SVN In Our Lifetime 245 comments
Developers, IT Still Racking Up (Mostly) High Salaries 198 comments
Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers 130 comments
JavaScript and the Netflix User Interface 195 comments
The One App You Need On Your Resume If You Want a Job At Google 205 comments
Cisco Exec: Turnover In Engineering No Problem 148 comments
Python-LMDB In a High-Performance Environment 98 comments
Mixing Agile With Waterfall For Code Quality 133 comments
For Game Developers, It's About the Labor of Love 164 comments
Adobe: Click-to-Play Would Have Avoided Flood of Java Zero-days 111 comments
Microsoft's JavaScript Engine Gets Two-Tiered Compilation 46 comments
Microsoft, Facebook Declare European Kids Clueless About Coding, Too 213 comments
Oracle Database Certifications Are No Longer Permanent 108 comments
The Subtle Developer Exodus From the Mac App Store 229 comments
Fighting the Culture of 'Worse Is Better' 240 comments
Interviews: Ask Florian Mueller About Software Patents and Copyrights 187 comments
Despite Push From Tech Giants, AP CS Exam Counts Don't Budge Much In Most States 144 comments
How Poor Punctuation Can Break Windows 94 comments
Flash IDE Can Now Reach Non-Flash Targets (Including Open Source) 57 comments
Where Intel Processors Fail At Math (Again) 239 comments
CSS Proposed 20 Years Ago Today 180 comments
BitHammer, the BitTorrent Banhammer 429 comments
Goodbye, World? 5 Languages That Might Not Be Long For This World 547 comments
Google Takes the Fight With Oracle To the Supreme Court 146 comments
Google Code-In 2014 and Google Summer of Code 2015 Announced 15 comments
Linux 3.17 Kernel Released With Xbox One Controller Support 114 comments
Fortune.com: Blame Tech Diversity On Culture, Not Pipeline 342 comments
Possible Reason Behind Version Hop to Windows 10: Compatibility 349 comments
Code.org: Blame Tech Diversity On Education Pipeline, Not Hiring Discrimination 227 comments
Object Oriented Linux Kernel With C++ Driver Support 365 comments
Xen Cloud Fix Shows the Right Way To Patch Open-Source Flaws 81 comments
Linux Foundation Announces Major Network Functions Virtualization Project 40 comments
Interview With Facebook's Head of Open Source 29 comments
Building Apps In Swift With Storyboards 69 comments
How To Find the Right Open Source Project To Get Involved With 57 comments
Ask Slashdot: Software Issue Tracking Transparency - Good Or Bad? 159 comments
Microsoft Co-opts Ice Bucket Challenge Idea To Promote Coding In Latin America 96 comments
Ask Slashdot: Swift Or Objective-C As New iOS Developer's 1st Language? 316 comments
PostgreSQL Outperforms MongoDB In New Round of Tests 147 comments
Microsoft On US Immigration: It's Our Way Or the Canadian Highway 365 comments
Rosetta Code Study Weighs In On the Programming Language Debate 165 comments
Ask Slashdot: Finding a Job After Completing Computer Science Ph.D? 479 comments
The Site That Teaches You To Code Well Enough To Get a Job 131 comments
jQuery.com Compromised To Serve Malware 103 comments
Outlining Thin Linux 221 comments
'Reactive' Development Turns 2.0 101 comments
KDE's UI To Bend Toward Simplicity 184 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Avoid Becoming a Complacent Software Developer? 275 comments
A Beginner's Guide To Programming With Swift 72 comments
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Steps Down 142 comments
An Open Source Pitfall? Mozilla Labs Closed, Quietly 112 comments
IOCCC 2014 Now In Progress 14 comments
Torvalds: No Opinion On Systemd 385 comments
Ask Slashdot: Have You Experienced Fear Driven Development? 232 comments
College Students: Want To Earn More? Take a COBOL Class 270 comments
Digia Spins Off Qt As Subsidiary 33 comments
New Release of MINIX 3 For x86 and ARM Is NetBSD Compatible 93 comments
Industry-Based ToDo Alliance Wants To Guide FOSS Development 54 comments
Why Apple Should Open-Source Swift -- But Won't 183 comments
KDevelop 4.7.0 Released 48 comments
Harvard's CompSci Intro Course Boasts Record-Breaking Enrollment 144 comments
Kickstarter's Problem: You Have To Make the Game Before You Ask For Money 215 comments
UK's National Health Service Moves To NoSQL Running On an Open-Source Stack 198 comments
Unpopular Programming Languages That Are Still Lucrative 387 comments
John Romero On Reinventing the Shooter 266 comments
Is It Time To Split Linux Distros In Two? 282 comments
GSOC Project Works To Emulate Systemd For OpenBSD 314 comments
Scala Designer Martin Odersky On Next Steps 94 comments
IT Job Hiring Slumps 250 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? 729 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
Code.org 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
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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
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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
Famo.us: 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
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