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Invented-Here Syndrome 150 comments
The Programmers Who Want To Get Rid of Software Estimates 341 comments
The Believers: Behind the Rise of Neural Nets 45 comments
Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE 28 comments
H-1B Visas Proving Lucrative For Engineers, Dev Leads 176 comments
Attention, Rockstar Developers: Get a Talent Agent 145 comments
How One Developer Got the Internet To Watch People Code 65 comments
Will Every Xbox Be a Dev Kit? 69 comments
Java Vs. Node.js: Epic Battle For Dev Mindshare 318 comments
Building a Procedural Dungeon Generator In C# 83 comments
Torvalds: "People Who Start Writing Kernel Code Get Hired Really Quickly" 130 comments
Cubans Allowed To Export Software and Software Services To the US 165 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are General Engineering Skills Undervalued In Web Development? 323 comments
Removing Libsystemd0 From a Live-running Debian System 754 comments
Nim Programming Language Gaining Traction 520 comments
Should We Really Try To Teach Everyone To Code? 291 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Portion of Developers Are Bad At What They Do? 809 comments
LinkedIn Restricts API Usage 69 comments
Empirical Study On How C Devs Use Goto In Practice Says "Not Harmful" 677 comments
WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education 288 comments
Elementary OS: Why We Make You Type "$0" 208 comments
Your Java Code Is Mostly Fluff, New Research Finds 411 comments
Building the Developer's Dream Keyboard 146 comments
Which Freelance Developer Sites Are Worth Your Time? 55 comments
Arkansas Declares a High School CS Education State of Emergency 120 comments
RMS Objects To Support For LLVM's Debugger In GNU Emacs's Gud.el 551 comments
AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness 252 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is There a Web Development Linux Distro? 136 comments
Google-Advised Disney Cartoon Aims To Convince Preschool Girls Coding's Cool 254 comments
Facebook Brings React Native To Native Mobile Development 78 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Tools To Clean Up a Large C/C++ Project? 233 comments
Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission 259 comments
You Can Now Clone Samsung's Gear VR and Test Your Virtual Reality Apps 32 comments
JavaScript, PHP Top Most Popular Languages, With Apple's Swift Rising Fast 192 comments
Book Review: Core HTML5 2D Game Programming 50 comments
Building a Good Engineering Team In a Competitive Market 101 comments
WA Bill Takes Aim at Boys' Dominance In Computer Classes 779 comments
MIT Randomizes Tasks To Speed Massive Multicore Processors 63 comments
Perl 6 In Time For Next Christmas? 192 comments
How Blind Programmers Write Code 79 comments
One In Five Developers Now Works On IoT Projects 252 comments
Anonymous No More: Your Coding Style Can Give You Away 220 comments
The American App Economy Is Now "Bigger Than Hollywood" 135 comments
Computer Chess Created In 487 Bytes, Breaks 32-Year-Old Record 204 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Makes a Great Software Developer? 214 comments
Why Coding Is Not the New Literacy 212 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is Pascal Underrated? 492 comments
Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics 105 comments
Bjarne Stroustrup Awarded 2015 Dahl-Nygaard Prize 200 comments
By the Numbers: The Highest-Paying States For Tech Professionals 136 comments
Ask Slashdot: Has the Time Passed For Coding Website from Scratch? 302 comments
Gender and Tenure Diversity In GitHub Teams Relate To Higher Productivity 106 comments
SOTU: Community Colleges, Employers To Train Workers For High-Paying Coding Jobs 200 comments
Is D an Underrated Programming Language? 386 comments
Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming 648 comments
Book Review: FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials 75 comments
Interviews: Alexander Stepanov and Daniel E. Rose Answer Your Questions 42 comments
Linus On Diversity and Niceness In Open Source 361 comments
The Legacy of CPU Features Since 1980s 180 comments
Exploring Some Lesser-Known Scripting Languages 60 comments
Ask Slashdot: Linux Database GUI Application Development? 264 comments
Meet Flink, the Apache Software Foundation's Newest Top-Level Project 34 comments
PHP vs. Node.js: the Battle For Developer Mind Share 245 comments
AI Experts Sign Open Letter Pledging To Protect Mankind From Machines 258 comments
KDE Frameworks 5.3 and Plasma 2.1 – First Impressions 84 comments
Crowdfunded Linux Voice Magazine Releases Second Issue CC-BY-SA 19 comments
Rust Programming Language Reaches 1.0 Alpha 161 comments
Ask Slashdot: Options For Cheap Home Automation? 189 comments
EFF: Apple's Dev Agreement Means No EFF Mobile App For iOS 220 comments
Learn Gate-Array Programming In Python and Software-Defined Radio 51 comments
Little-Known Programming Languages That Actually Pay 242 comments
Interviews: Ask Alexander Stepanov and Daniel E. Rose a Question 80 comments
Tumblr Co-Founder: Apple's Software Is In a Nosedive 598 comments
Better Learning Through Expensive Software? One Principal Thinks Not 169 comments
Anthropomorphism and Object Oriented Programming 303 comments
If the Programmer Won't Go To Silicon Valley, Should SV Go To the Programmer? 294 comments
Red Hat Engineer Improves Math Performance of Glibc 226 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are Progressive Glasses a Mistake For Computer Users? 464 comments
2014: The Year We Learned How Vulnerable Third-Party Code Libraries Are 255 comments
How We'll Program 1000 Cores - and Get Linus Ranting, Again 449 comments
Ringing In 2015 With 40 Linux-Friendly Hacker SBCs 81 comments
India Blocks Code Sharing Websites On Anti-Terror Advisory 78 comments
Over 78% of All PHP Installs Are Insecure 112 comments
School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees 355 comments
White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight 65 comments
Paul Graham: Let the Other 95% of Great Programmers In 552 comments
Donald Knuth Worried About the "Dumbing Down" of Computer Science History 149 comments
MIT Unifies Web Development In Single, Speedy New Language 194 comments
North Korean Defector Spills Details On the Country's Elite Hacking Force 166 comments
Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games? 121 comments
Hackers' Shutdown of 'The Interview' Confirms Coding Is a Superpower 221 comments
Book Review: Build Your Own Website: A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress 31 comments
New AP Course, "Computer Science Principles," Aims To Make CS More Accessible 208 comments
Dr. Dobb's 38-Year Run Comes To an End 156 comments
Godot Engine Reaches 1.0, First Stable Release 54 comments
Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices 307 comments
Kawa 2.0 Supports Scheme R7RS 62 comments
FreeNAS 9.3 Released 115 comments
Apple, IBM Partnership Yields First Results: 10 Mobile Apps 53 comments
Seeking Coders, Tech Titans Turn To K-12 Schools 105 comments
How Relevant is C in 2014? 641 comments
Google Releases Android Studio 1.0, the First Stable Version of Its IDE 115 comments
Why Apple, Google, and FB Have Their Own Programming Languages 161 comments
Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science? 584 comments
Samsung's Open Source Group Is Growing, Hiring Developers 51 comments
Which Programming Language Pays the Best? Probably Python 277 comments
Celebrated Russian Hacker Now In Exile 130 comments
Google, National Parks Partner To Let Girls Program White House Xmas Tree Lights 333 comments
In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games 312 comments
Ask Slashdot: Objective C Vs. Swift For a New iOS Developer? 211 comments
Is Ruby On Rails Losing Steam? 291 comments
Attack of the One-Letter Programming Languages 127 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 186 comments
"Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon 561 comments
Number of Coders In Congress To Triple (From One To Three) 163 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 525 comments
Duke: No Mercy For CS 201 Cheaters Who Don't Turn Selves In By Wednesday 320 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
Fortune.com: Blame Tech Diversity On Culture, Not Pipeline 342 comments
Code.org: 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
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: 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
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