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Upgrading the Turing Test: Lovelace 2.0 62 comments
Startup Assembly Banks On Paid, Open-Source Style Development 33 comments
It's Not Developers Slowing Things Down, It's the Process 179 comments
"Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon 541 comments
Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three) 158 comments
Ask Slashdot: Professionally Packaged Tools For Teaching Kids To Program? 107 comments
Do Good Programmers Need Agents? 215 comments
Visual Studio 2015 Supports CLANG and Android (Emulator Included) 192 comments
Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline? 223 comments
Five Years of the Go Programming Language 82 comments
Microsoft To Open Source .NET and Take It Cross-Platform 524 comments
Duke: No Mercy For CS 201 Cheaters Who Don't Turn Selves In By Wednesday 319 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
The Effect of Programming Language On Software Quality 217 comments
Mozilla Teases First Browser Dedicated To Devs 132 comments
The 7th Underhanded C Contest Is Online 41 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
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
New Microsoft Garage Site Invites Public To Test a Wide Range of App Ideas 72 comments
NPR: '80s Ads Are Responsible For the Lack of Women Coders 786 comments
Ask Slashdot: Event Sign-Up Software Options For a Non-Profit? 104 comments
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
Mixing Agile With Waterfall For Code Quality 133 comments
For Game Developers, It's About the Labor of Love 164 comments
Microsoft, Facebook Declare European Kids Clueless About Coding, Too 213 comments
Fighting the Culture of 'Worse Is Better' 240 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
Goodbye, World? 5 Languages That Might Not Be Long For This World 547 comments
Google Code-In 2014 and Google Summer of Code 2015 Announced 15 comments Blame Tech Diversity On Culture, Not Pipeline 342 comments Blame Tech Diversity On Education Pipeline, Not Hiring Discrimination 227 comments
Object Oriented Linux Kernel With C++ Driver Support 365 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
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
'Reactive' Development Turns 2.0 101 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Avoid Becoming a Complacent Software Developer? 275 comments
A Beginner's Guide To Programming With Swift 72 comments
IOCCC 2014 Now In Progress 14 comments
Ask Slashdot: Have You Experienced Fear Driven Development? 232 comments
College Students: Want To Earn More? Take a COBOL Class 270 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
Unpopular Programming Languages That Are Still Lucrative 387 comments
Is It Time To Split Linux Distros In Two? 282 comments
Scala Designer Martin Odersky On Next Steps 94 comments
IT Job Hiring Slumps 250 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
Does Learning To Code Outweigh a Degree In Computer Science? 546 comments
Can ISO 29119 Software Testing "Standard" Really Be a Standard? 152 comments
Yahoo Stops New Development On YUI 79 comments
Google Introduces HTML 5.1 Tag To Chrome 94 comments
State of the GitHub: Chris Kelly Does the Numbers 34 comments
PHP 5.6.0 Released 118 comments
The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video) 120 comments
If Java Wasn't Cool 10 Years Ago, What About Now? 511 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
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
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
Oracle Hasn't Killed Java -- But There's Still Time 371 comments
Google Fit Preview SDK Arrives For Android Developers 13 comments
Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum? 637 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do About the Sorry State of FOSS Documentation? 430 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
PHP Finally Getting a Formal Specification 180 comments
Vint Cerf on Why Programmers Don't Join the ACM 213 comments
seL4 Verified Microkernel Now Open Source 82 comments
Programming Languages You'll Need Next Year (and Beyond) 315 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
'Just Let Me Code!' 372 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
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
The World's Best Living Programmers 285 comments
KDE Releases Frameworks 5 87 comments
IEEE Spectrum Ranks the Top Programming Languages 197 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: 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
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, 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 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
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