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Ask Slashdot: Best Dedicated Low Power Embedded Dev System Choice? 177 comments
Will Google's Dart Language Replace Javascript? (Video) 177 comments
Normal Humans Effectively Excluded From Developing Software 577 comments
US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger) 253 comments
Python Bumps Off Java As Top Learning Language 411 comments
The World's Best Living Programmers 279 comments
KDE Releases Frameworks 5 87 comments
IEEE Spectrum Ranks the Top Programming Languages 192 comments
Does Google Have Too Much Influence Over K-12 CS Education? 63 comments
Famo.us: Do We Really Need Another JavaScript Framework? 104 comments
Damian Conway On Perl 6 and the Philosophy of Programming 131 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Web Language That's Long-Lived, and Not Too Buzzy? 534 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
Programming On a Piano Keyboard 57 comments
Mozilla Introduces Browser-Based WebIDE 132 comments
Perl Is Undead 283 comments
Computational Thinking: AP Computer Science Vs AP Statistics? 155 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
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
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
Turing Test Passed 432 comments
Intel Confronts a Big Mobile Challenge: Native Compatibility 230 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where's the Most Unusual Place You've Written a Program From? 310 comments
Machine Learning Used For JavaScript Code De-obfuscation 31 comments
Apple Announces New Programming Language Called Swift 636 comments
A Measure of Your Team's Health: How You Treat Your "Idiot" 255 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
No, HealthCare.gov 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
R Throwdown Challenge 185 comments
First Browser-Based Quantum Computer Simulator Released 61 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
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
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
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
Ask Slashdot: Beginner To Intermediate Programming Projects? 172 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
The Ethical Dilemmas Today's Programmers Face 183 comments
Code Quality: Open Source vs. Proprietary 139 comments
How 'DevOps' Is Killing the Developer 226 comments
The Security of Popular Programming Languages 189 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
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
Raspberry Pi Compute Module Release 51 comments
Should Microsoft Give Kids Programmable Versions of Office? 226 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
Hackathon Gold: How To Win a Job Offer In a Coding Competition 25 comments
.NET Native Compilation Preview Released 217 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do Any Development Shops Build-Test-Deploy On A Cloud Service? 119 comments
Subversion Project Migrates To Git 162 comments
State Colleges May Offer Best ROI On Comp Sci Degrees 127 comments
Toward Better Programming 391 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Do You Consider Elegant Code? 373 comments
KDE and Canonical Developers Disagree Over Display Server 202 comments
Ask Slashdot: Moving From Tech Support To Development? 133 comments
Facebook Introduces Hack: Statically Typed PHP 230 comments
Ask Slashdot: Will Older Programmers Always Have a Harder Time Getting a Job? 379 comments
Python 3.4 Released 196 comments
Code Combat: Free, Open Source, Multiplayer Programming Lessons 30 comments
Java 8 Officially Released 302 comments
Flash Is Dead; Long Live OpenFL! 166 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can an Old Programmer Learn New Tricks? 306 comments
Shuttleworth Wants To Get Rid of Proprietary Firmware 147 comments
Prominent GitHub Engineer Julie Ann Horvath Quits Citing Harrassment 710 comments
Lies Programmers Tell Themselves 452 comments
Study: Happiness Improves Developers' Problem Solving Skills 91 comments
Movie and TV GUIs: Cracking the Code 74 comments
How St. Louis Is Bootstrapping Hundreds of Programmers 147 comments
Computer Science Enrollments Rocketed Last Year, Up 22% 137 comments
Author Says It's Time To Stop Glorifying Hackers 479 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's New In Legacy Languages? 247 comments
Ask Slashdot: Reviewing 3rd Party Libraries? 88 comments
The New PHP 254 comments
Ask Slashdot: Modern Web Development Applied Science Associates Degree? 246 comments
Wolfram Language Demo Impresses 216 comments
Github Rolls Out New Text Editor Atom 82 comments
Why We Need To Teach Hacking In High School 124 comments
Code.org Resurrects 'Flappy Bird' As Programming Lesson 72 comments
Will Peggy the Programmer Be the New Rosie the Riveter? 333 comments
Does Relying On an IDE Make You a Bad Programmer? 627 comments
Book Review: Sudo Mastery: User Access Control For Real People 83 comments
The Neuroscience of Computer Programming 161 comments
Jim Weirich, Creator of Rake, Has Passed Away 109 comments
Can Reactive Programming Handle Complexity? 149 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Options For Ongoing Education? 149 comments
The First Open Ranking of the World Wide Web Is Available 53 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should Developers Fix Bugs They Cause On Their Own Time? 716 comments
A Dedicated Shell For Git Commands 96 comments
Boom Or Bust: The Lowdown On Code Academies 130 comments
Non-Coders As the Face of the Learn-to-Code Movements 158 comments
Ask Slashdot: Why Are We Still Writing Text-Based Code? 876 comments
HTML5 App For Panasonic TVs Rejected - JQuery Is a "Hack" 573 comments
Getting Young Women Interested In Open Source 545 comments
Who's Writing Linux These Days? 63 comments
Eclipse Foundation Celebrates 10 Years 155 comments
Should Everybody Learn To Code? 387 comments
The JavaScript Juggernaut Rolls On 505 comments
The Moderately Enthusiastic Programmer 533 comments
California Regulator Seeks To Shut Down 'Learn To Code' Bootcamps 374 comments
Kentucky: Programming Language = Foreign Language 426 comments
Code Is Not Literature 240 comments
FreeBSD 10.0 Released 136 comments
Examining the User-Reported Issues With Upgrading From GCC 4.7 To 4.8 148 comments
Ask Slashdot: Configuring Development Environment On a Shared Workstation? 158 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Often-Run Piece of Code -- Ever? 533 comments
Valve Working on GNU/Linux Native Open Source OpenGL Debugger 88 comments
Chrome Is the New C Runtime 196 comments
Intel Dev: GTK's Biggest Problem, and What Qt Does Better 282 comments
Programmer Privilege 353 comments
GNU Guile Scheme Gets a Register VM and CPS-Based IL 42 comments
Code.org: Give Us More H-1B Visas Or the Kids Get Hurt 271 comments
Programmer Debunks Source Code Shown In Movies and TV Shows 301 comments
How Reactive Programming Differs From Procedural Programming 186 comments
Regex Golf, xkcd, and Peter Norvig 172 comments
4K Is For Programmers 520 comments
Real-Time Face Substitution in Javascript 63 comments
Google Ports Capsicum To Linux, and Other End-of-Year Capsicum News 71 comments
KDE Releases Frameworks 5 Tech Preview 51 comments
Debug.js: A JavaScript VM and In-Browser Debugger In Pure JS Generators 34 comments
LLVM and Clang 3.4 Are Out 118 comments
"Clinical Trials" For Programming Languages? 232 comments
Cairo 2D Graphics May Become Part of ISO C++ 430 comments
Source Code For 22nd IOCCC Winners Has Been Released 47 comments
Do Non-Technical Managers Add Value? 249 comments
Emacs Needs To Move To GitHub, Says ESR 252 comments
Not All Bugs Are Random 165 comments
How Ya Gonna Get 'Em Down On the UNIX Farm? 606 comments
Ruby 2.1.0 Released 65 comments
Is Ruby Dying? 400 comments
Asm.js Gets Faster 289 comments
Is Computer Science Education Racist and Sexist? 612 comments
Ask Slashdot: Working With Others, As a Schizophrenic Developer? 218 comments
IDC: 40 Percent of Developers Are 'Hobbyists' 148 comments
Comparing G++ and Intel Compilers and Vectorized Code 225 comments
'Approximate Computing' Saves Energy 154 comments
Code.org Stats: 507MM LOC, 6.8MM Kids, 2K YouTube Views 123 comments
Google's Dart Becomes ECMA's Dart 190 comments
More Students Learn CS In 3 Days Than Past 100 Years 287 comments
KDE Releases KDevelop 4.6 93 comments
Chicago Public Schools Promoting Computer Science to Core Subject 236 comments
Excite Kids To Code By Focusing Less On Coding 207 comments
King James Programming 184 comments
Why Reactive Programming For Databases Is Awesome 165 comments
The Challenge of Cross-Language Interoperability 286 comments
Zuckerberg Shows Kindergartners Ruby Instead of JavaScript 144 comments
Ask Slashdot: Why Are Tech Job Requirements So Specific? 465 comments
Speed Test 2: Comparing C++ Compilers On WIndows 132 comments
Code.org: More Money For CS Instructors Who Teach More Girls 381 comments
If You Want To Code From Home, Learn JavaScript 152 comments
Google Is Building a Chrome App-Based IDE 209 comments
Putting the Wolfram Language (and Mathematica) On Every Raspberry Pi 99 comments
Microsoft Adds Node.js Support To Visual Studio 197 comments
Milverton Wallace Organizes Hackathons in Great Britain (Video) 11 comments
GCC 4.9 Coming With Big New Features 181 comments
Zuckerberg To Teach 10 Million Kids 0-Based Counting 295 comments
Stephen Wolfram Developing New Programming Language 168 comments
Dart 1.0 Released 121 comments
Microsoft Releases Browser-Based IDE, Visual Studio Online 89 comments
Red Hat Releases Ceylon Language 1.0.0 159 comments
Apple II DOS Source Code Released 211 comments
Ask Slashdot: Communication Skills For Programmers? 361 comments
The Academy For Software Engineering: a High School For Developers 56 comments
Bribe Devs To Improve Open Source Software 109 comments
New Framework For Programming Unreliable Chips 128 comments
Inmates Program Logistics App For Prison 98 comments
Larry Page and Sergey Brin Are Lousy Coders 204 comments
MELT, a GCC Compiler Plugin Framework, Reaches 1.0 58 comments
How Your Compiler Can Compromise Application Security 470 comments
Infosys Fined $35M For Illegally Bringing Programmers Into US On Visitor Visas 201 comments
Telegraph Contributor Says Coding Is For Exceptionally Dull Weirdos 453 comments
GCC 4.9 To See Significant Upgrades In 2014 191 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Choose Frameworks That Will Survive? 227 comments
What Employee Lock-In Means At Facebook 391 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do You Use Markdown and Pandoc? 204 comments
Teachers Get 1 Week To Test Tech Giants' Hour of Code 81 comments
Tech's Highest-Paid Engineers Are At Juniper 105 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are the Hardest Things Programmers Have To Do? 473 comments
Has Flow-Based Programming's Time Arrived? 268 comments
Visual Studio 2013 Released 198 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Language To Learn For Scientific Computing? 465 comments
Ask Slashdot: As a Programmer/Geek, Should I Learn Business? 167 comments
The Curious Mind of Ada Lovelace 110 comments
How To Develop Unmaintainable Software 211 comments
If Java Is Dying, It Sure Looks Awfully Healthy 577 comments
GNU Make 4.0 Released 179 comments
How DirecTV Overhauled Its 800-Person IT Group With a Game 85 comments
What Are the Genuinely Useful Ideas In Programming? 598 comments
What Developers Can Learn From Healthcare.gov 267 comments
The Changing Face of Software Development 173 comments
How Early Should Kids Learn To Code? 299 comments
Woz Expounds On His Hacking Shenanigans and Online Mischief 65 comments
The Most WTF-y Programming Languages 254 comments
LLVM's Libc++ Now Has C++1Y Standard Library Support 161 comments
Frameworks 5: KDE Libraries Reworked Into Portable Qt Modules 68 comments
Mozilla Plan Seeks To Debug Scientific Code 115 comments
Learning To Code: Are We Having Fun Yet? 226 comments
Ask Slashdot: Prioritizing Saleable Used Computer Books? 219 comments
A C++ Library That Brings Legacy Fortran Codes To Supercomputers 157 comments
NYT Publisher Says Not Focusing on Engineering Was A Serious Mistake 148 comments
Preventing Cheating At Hackathons 104 comments
Ask Slashdot: Attracting Developers To Abandonware? 321 comments
Google Releases Raspberry Pi Web Dev Teaching Tool 68 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are 'Rock Star' Developers a Necessity? 356 comments
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