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Oracle Calls Java Serialization 'A Horrible Mistake', Plans to Dump It 31 comments
A Middle-Aged Writer's Quest To Start Learning To Code For the First Time 155 comments
ACLU Sues ICE For License Plate Reader Contracts, Records 83 comments
The Percentage of Open Source Code in Proprietary Apps is Rising 60 comments
Tesla Releases Some of Its Software To Comply With Open-Source Licenses 24 comments
Fed Up With Apple's Policies, App Developers Form a 'Union' 108 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Most Sophisticated Piece of Software Ever Written? 237 comments
California Bypasses Science To Label Coffee a Carcinogen 277 comments
Twitter Delays Shutdown of Legacy APIs By 3 Months as it Launches a Replacement 12 comments
Top-Level Domain .App Is Now Open For General Registration 82 comments
Hacker Shuts Down Copenhagen's Public City Bikes System 72 comments
Carnegie Mellon Launches Undergraduate Degree In AI 76 comments
Apple Cracking Down On Apps That Send Location Data To Third Parties 28 comments
In Blocking Autoplay Videos, Chrome Is Breaking Many Web-Based Games 77 comments
Police Drop Charges Filed Against 19-Year-Old Archivist For Downloading FOIA Releases 154 comments
Equifax's Data Breach By the Numbers: 146 Million Social Security Numbers, 99 Million Addresses, and More 69 comments
Microsoft Adds Support For JavaScript Functions in Excel 171 comments
Microsoft Hopes Money Will Entice More Developers 134 comments
GCC 8.1 Compiler Introduces Initial C++20 Support 90 comments
China's Bungled Drone Display Breaks World Record 67 comments
Google Releases Open Source Framework For Building 'Enclaved' Apps For Cloud 21 comments
One Of LLVM's Top Contributors Quits Development Over Code of Conduct, Outreach Program 1235 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Should I Study? 214 comments
Researchers Want To Turn Your Entire House Into a Co-Processor Using the Local Wi-Fi Signal 102 comments
As Controversy Swirls, Facebook Dials Down the Swagger On Its Developer Conference 26 comments
Stack Overflow Admits It Hasn't Been Welcoming To 'Newer Coders, Women, People of Color, and Others'; Outlines How It Plans To Change That 618 comments
New Book Describes 'Bluffing' Programmers in Silicon Valley 292 comments
Oracle Sets End Date for Business Java 8 Updates 85 comments
Go Programming Language Gets A New Logo and Branding 120 comments
Drupal Warns of New Remote-Code Bug, the Second in Four Weeks 50 comments
Apple Open Sources FoundationDB 50 comments
GitHub Launches Bot-Powered Learning Lab for New Developers 9 comments
New Alexa Blueprints Let Users Make Custom Skills Without Knowing Any Code 44 comments
'Login With Facebook' Data Hijacked By JavaScript Trackers 91 comments
Survey Finds 'Agile' Competency Is Rare In Organizations 270 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can I Make My Own Vaporware Real? 128 comments
Google Appears To Be Testing iPhone X-Style Gesture Navigation In Android P 18 comments
Uber's 2016 Breach Affected More Than 20 Million US Users 6 comments
Apple Starts Alerting Users That It Will End 32-Bit App Support On the Mac 267 comments
Can Ruby Survive Another 25 Years? 195 comments
Programmer Unveils OpenGL Bindings for Bash 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should Coding Exams Be Given on Paper? 274 comments
Number of Apps In App Store Declined For the First Time Last Year 63 comments
Twitter Will Break Third-Party Clients in June 53 comments
The Supreme Court Fight Over Microsoft's Foreign Servers Is Over 94 comments
Instagram Suddenly Chokes Off Developers As Facebook Chases Privacy 61 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are 'Full Stack' Developers a Thing? 371 comments
Apple Trains Chicago Teachers To Put Coding In More Classrooms 64 comments
Microsoft Releases New Tool To Get More Distros on Windows 216 comments
Oracle Wins Revival of Billion-Dollar Case Against Google 332 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Did Real-Time Ray Tracing Become Possible With Today's Technology? 145 comments
Steve Jobs Tried To Warn Mark Zuckerberg About Privacy In 2010 109 comments
Shodan Search Exposes Thousands of Servers Hosting Passwords and Keys 41 comments
Oracle Releases Java 10, Promises Much Faster Release Schedule 134 comments
NVIDIA RTX Technology To Usher In Real-Time Ray Tracing Holy Grail of Gaming Graphics 159 comments
Magic Leap Lifts the Curtains (A Little) 60 comments
Amazon Is Hiring More Developers For Alexa Than Google Is Hiring For Everything 80 comments
EU Wants To Require Platforms To Filter Uploaded Content (Including Code) 110 comments
Jewelry Site Leaks Personal Details, Plaintext Passwords of 1.3 Million Users 37 comments
Demand For Programmers Hits Full Boil as US Job Market Simmers 272 comments
Developers Love Trendy New Languages, But Earn More With Functional Programming: Stack Overflow's Annual Survey 111 comments
Google and Ubisoft Are Teaming Up To Improve Online Multi-Player Video Games 52 comments
JavaScript Rules But Microsoft Programming Languages Are On the Rise 141 comments
Chrome 65 Arrives With Material Design Extensions Page, New Developer Features 34 comments
A Short Documentary About 81-Year-Old Commodore Amiga Artist, Programmer Samia Halaby 58 comments
Ubisoft is Using AI To Catch Bugs in Games Before Devs Make Them 126 comments
GitHub Survived the Biggest DDoS Attack Ever Recorded 144 comments
'Java EE' Has Been Renamed 'Jakarta EE' 95 comments
Forget Learning To Code, Bosses Value Collaboration and Communication 197 comments
Code.org Celebrates 5th Anniversary, Success In Changing K-12 Education Policy 36 comments
Chrome OS Could Be Getting Containers for Running Linux VMs 57 comments
Dart 2: Google's Language Rebooted For Web and Mobile Developers 44 comments
GitHub Drops Support for Weak Cryptographies, Adds Emojis for Labels 50 comments
'Computer History Museum' Honorees Include Python Creator Guido van Rossum 73 comments
Ask Slashdot: Software To Visualize, Manage Homeowner's Association Projects? 115 comments
The College Board Pushes To Make Computer Science a High School Graduation Requirement 132 comments
'Nobody Cares Who Was First, and Nobody Cares Who Copied Who': Marco Arment on Defending Your App From Copies and Clones 169 comments
Twitter Updates Developer Rules in the Wake of Bot Crackdown 67 comments
Barbie Will Be Used To Teach Kids To Code 200 comments
The Swype Smartphone Keyboard Is Dead 95 comments
Chrome Extension Brings 'View Image' Button Back 80 comments
Who Killed The Junior Developer? 386 comments
Learning To Program Is Getting Harder 408 comments
NBC Publishes 200,000 Tweets Tied To Russian Trolls 270 comments
Apple Says That All New Apps Must Support the iPhone X Screen 80 comments
119,000 Passports, Photo IDs of FedEx Customers Found On Unsecured Amazon Server 34 comments
Apple's Software 'Problem' and 'Fixing' It 99 comments
Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite 151 comments
The Quest To Find the Longest-Serving Programmer 115 comments
Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse? 84 comments
Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network 75 comments
Police In China Are Scanning Travelers With Facial Recognition Glasses 87 comments
Apple is Sending Some Developers Ad Spend and Install Details For Other People's Apps 14 comments
Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Says Current Software Development Practices Terrify Him 353 comments
GDC Rescinds Award For Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell After Criticisms of Sexually Inappropriate Behavior 498 comments
Apple Still Aims To Allow iPad Apps To Run on Macs This Year 63 comments
Employers Want JavaScript, But Developers Want Python, Survey Finds 222 comments
ICE Is About To Start Tracking License Plates Across the US 167 comments
Tim Cook: Coding Languages Were 'Too Geeky' For Students Until We Invented Swift 335 comments
Donald Knuth Turns 80, Seeks Problem-Solvers For TAOCP 71 comments
Has the Decades-Old Floating Point Error Problem Been Solved? 174 comments
Apple Shuts Swift Mailing List, Migrates to Online Forum 25 comments
'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug 60 comments
Which JavaScript Framework is the Most Popular? 161 comments
Stack Overflow Stats Reveal 'the Brutal Lifecycle of JavaScript Frameworks' 165 comments
Erroneous 'Spam' Flag Affected 102 npm Packages 84 comments
Violating a Website's Terms of Service Is Not a Crime, Federal Court Rules 82 comments
SourceForge Debuts New UI and GitHub Sync Tool 121 comments
'The Web is Not Google, and Should Not be Just Google': Developers Express Concerns About AMP 99 comments
C Programming Language 'Has Completed a Comeback' 243 comments
Google Loses Up to 250 Bikes a Week 208 comments
Rust 1.23.0 Released, Community Urged To Blog Ideas For 2018 Roadmap 76 comments
'The State of JavaScript Frameworks, 2017' 114 comments
New Year's Resolutions For Linux Admins: Automate More, Learn New Languages 139 comments
Which Programming Languages Are Most Prone to Bugs? 247 comments
Tech Bros Bought Sex Trafficking Victims Using Amazon and Microsoft Work Emails 321 comments
2017: The Year in Programming Languages 117 comments
Blockchain Brings Business Boom To IBM, Oracle, and Microsoft 94 comments
300,000 Users Exposed In Ancestry.com Data Leak 43 comments
Trump's Website Is Coded With a Broken Server Error Message That Blames Obama 168 comments
A Glitch Stole Christmas: S.C. Lottery Says Error Caused Winning Tickets 113 comments
Russia Lost a $45 Million Satellite Because 'They Didn't Get the Coordinates Right' 101 comments
FBI Software For Analyzing Fingerprints Contains Russian-Made Code, Whistleblowers Say 174 comments
Nintendo Delaying 64GB Game Cards For Switch Until 2019, Says Report 54 comments
What Amazon's Alexa Economy Pays the People Building Its Skills 101 comments
How Harvard Teaches CS Students How To Code 138 comments
Rust Blog Touts 'What We Achieved' in 2017 153 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can Programmers Explain Their Work To Non-Programmers? 340 comments
'State of JavaScript' Survey Results: Good News for React and TypeScript 89 comments
Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video 43 comments
Microsoft Considers Adding Python As an Official Scripting Language in Excel 181 comments
Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code 113 comments
Searchable Database of 1.4 Billion Stolen Credentials Found On Dark Web 72 comments
Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit 31 comments
In-Store WiFi Provider Used Starbucks Website To Generate Monero Coins 30 comments
Did Programming Language Flaws Create Insecure Apps? 100 comments
What Mistakes Can Stall An IT Career? 207 comments
Google Puts Android Accessibility Crackdown On Hold 28 comments
Chrome 63 Offers Even More Protection From Malicious Sites, Using Even More Memory 63 comments
Inside Oracle's Cloak-and-dagger Political War With Google 86 comments
Amazon Opens Registration For .BOT Domain Name 44 comments
Lead Developer of Popular Windows Application Classic Shell Is Quitting 97 comments
'24 Pull Requests' Suggests Contributing Code For Christmas 30 comments
PHP Now Supports Argon2 Next-Generation Password Hashing Algorithm 94 comments
Valuable Republican Donor Database Breached -- By Other Republicans 73 comments
Perl, Perl 6, and Two Application Frameworks Release 2017 Advent Calendars 38 comments
Wondering Why Your Internal .dev Web App Has Stopped Working? 311 comments
Amazon Will Let Alexa Developers Use Voice Recognition To Personalize Apps 30 comments
Destiny 2 Misrepresented XP Gains To Its Players Until the Developers Got Caught 112 comments
The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview 32 comments
Why ESR Hates C++, Respects Java, and Thinks Go (But Not Rust) Will Replace C 608 comments
Amazon: Heat From Data Centers Will Be Used as a Furnace 52 comments
Legislators Take Aim At Star Wars Battlefront II, EA Over 'Gambling In Games' 72 comments
More Than Half of GitHub Is Duplicate Code, Researchers Find 115 comments
'We Are Disappointed': Tech Companies Speak Up Against the FCC's Plan To Kill Net Neutrality 183 comments
Google Cloud Platform Cuts the Price of GPUs By Up To 36 Percent 28 comments
Google Is Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple's Swift Programming Language 54 comments
Why Hackers Reuse Malware 27 comments
Deep Learning Is Eating Software 147 comments
Russia Posts Video Game Screenshot As 'Irrefutable Proof' of US Helping IS 132 comments
ESR Sees Three Viable Alternatives To C 595 comments
This Time, Facebook Is Sharing Its Employees' Data 45 comments
Programming Language Go Turns 8 67 comments
WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools 102 comments
Google Wants Google Doodles Taught In Public School, Warns Kids They Best Behave 146 comments
Should Developers Do All Their Own QA? 299 comments
Perl is the Most Hated Programming Language, Developers Say 472 comments
While Equifax Victims Sue, Congress Limits Financial Class Actions 190 comments
Why Do Web Developers Keep Making The Same Mistakes? 335 comments
After 12 Years, Mozilla Kills 'Firebug' Dev Tool 148 comments
US Voting Server At Heart of Russian Hack Probe Mysteriously Wiped 431 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where Do Old Programmers Go? 481 comments
Oracle Engineer Talks of ZFS File System Possibly Still Being Upstreamed On Linux 131 comments
Oracle, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook Blow Even More Cash on Lobbying 73 comments
Profile of William H. Alsup, a Judge Who Codes and Decides Tech's Biggest Cases 49 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can You Apply For A Job When Your Code Samples Suck? 408 comments
Does the Rise of AI Precede the End of Code? 205 comments
Learn To Code, It's More Important Than English as a Second Language, Says Apple CEO 296 comments
The Case Against Biometric IDs 146 comments
New Video Peeks 'Inside the Head' of Perl Creator Larry Wall 106 comments
Java Coders Are Getting Bad Security Advice From Stack Overflow 236 comments
According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows 237 comments
Slack Locks Down Oracle Partnership Targeting Enterprises 43 comments
Code is Too Hard To Think About 397 comments
Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue 16 comments
Former Female Oracle Employees Sue Company For Alleged Pay Discrimination 121 comments
'Tetris' Recreated In Conway's 'Game of Life' 87 comments
Do Strongly Typed Languages Reduce Bugs? 456 comments
Apple's Swift 4.0 Includes A Compatibility Mode For 'The Majority' Of Swift 3.x Code 122 comments
IBM Open Sources 'WebSphere Liberty' For Java Microservices and Cloud-Native Apps 17 comments
Oracle Announces Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 64 comments
Computer Science Degrees Aren't Returning On Investment For Coders, Research Finds 395 comments
Oracle's Larry Ellison Pokes Amazon Again With New Cloud Pricing Plan 65 comments
Stack Overflow Launches Salary Calculator For Developers 102 comments
IBM Open Sources Their Own JVM/JDK As Eclipse OpenJ9 179 comments
Python's Official Repository Included 10 'Malicious' Typo-Squatting Modules 69 comments
First Ever Malvertising Campaign Uses JavaScript To Mine Cryptocurrencies In Your Browser 70 comments
Java EE Is Moving To the Eclipse Foundation 70 comments
Google Publicly Releases Internal Developer Documentation Style Guide 96 comments
Is Python Really the Fastest-Growing Programming Language? 254 comments
Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware 75 comments
Following Cheating Scandals, Harvard Dean of Undergrad Ed Visits CS50 Class and Tells Students Not To Cheat 107 comments
Chrome 61 Arrives With JavaScript Modules, WebUSB Support 115 comments
Oracle Staff Report Big Layoffs Across Solaris, SPARC Teams 239 comments
With Android Oreo, Google Is Introducing Linux Kernel Requirements 120 comments
Thousands of Job Applicants Citing Top Secret US Government Work Exposed In Amazon Server Data Breach 115 comments
Why Oracle Should Cede Control of Java SE 110 comments
Solve a 'Simple' Chess Puzzle, Win $1 Million 125 comments
Do Code Bootcamps Work? 139 comments
Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel 34 comments
Oracle Finally Decides To Stop Prolonging the Inevitable, Begins Hardware Layoffs 177 comments
Coders In Wealthy and Developing Countries Lean on Different Programming Languages 92 comments
China Regulator To Review Apple Antitrust Complaint 30 comments
Google Unveils ARCore, Its Answer To Apple's ARKit 40 comments
OpenJDK May Tackle Java Security Gaps With A Secretive New Group 79 comments
Could AI Transform Continuous Delivery Development? 78 comments
A New Non-Money Oriented Crowdsourcing Platform Based On Code Contributions 84 comments
Employers Want More Open Source Workers, Says Linux Foundation Study 164 comments
Software Is Eating the Auto Industry 101 comments
As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check 179 comments
Apple Is Pulling Apps By Iranian Developers From The App Store To Comply With US Sanctions 101 comments
Node.js Forked Again Over Complaints of Unresponsive Leadership 338 comments
JavaScript Is Eating The World 349 comments
Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam 131 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can You Teach Programming To Schoolchildren? 353 comments
Red Hat Gives Ceylon To The Eclipse Foundation 97 comments
Oracle Now Wants To Give Java EE to an Open Source Foundation 106 comments
Google and ProPublica Team Up To Build a National Hate Crime Database 310 comments
Developer Accidentally Deletes Three-Month of Work With Visual Studio Code 765 comments
In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron 138 comments
Amazon Will Pay Developers With the Most Engaging Alexa Skills 41 comments
App Developers Should Charge More If They Want People To Buy Subscriptions, Suggests Report 50 comments
Google Hires Former Star Apple Engineer Chris Lattner For Its AI Team 49 comments
New 'Asciidots' Programming Language Uses Ascii Art (And Python) 28 comments
Canonical Needs Your Help Transitioning Ubuntu Linux From Unity To GNOME 111 comments
Oracle Fiddles With Major Database Release Cycle Numbers 69 comments
Developers File Antitrust Complaint Against Apple in China 27 comments
China's VPN Developers Face Crackdown 55 comments
Apple Employees Rebelling Against Apple Park's Open Floor Plan, Report Says 271 comments
Developers Explain Why iOS Apps Are Getting Bulkier 140 comments
First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News 144 comments
Buggy Software Made Us Miss Money Laundering Scam, Says Australian Bank 57 comments
GNOME's Text Editor gedit 'No Longer Maintained', Needs New Developers 239 comments
Google's Message To Developers: Fix Your App's Performance Issues Else See Them Demoted On Play Store 65 comments
Cable Giants Step Up Piracy Battle By Interrogating Montreal Software Developer 185 comments
Apple is About To Do Something Their Programmers Definitely Don't Want 315 comments
GitHub Faces 'Major Service Outage' [Update] 39 comments
HackerRank Tries To Calculate Which US States Have The Best Developers 66 comments
It Will Take Fedora More Releases To Switch Off Python 2 94 comments
How Rust Can Replace C In Python Libraries 304 comments
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