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Profile of William H. Alsup, a Judge Who Codes and Decides Tech's Biggest Cases 48 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? 204 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
Appocalypse Now - How iOS11 Will Kill Some Of Your Favourite iPhone Apps 177 comments
'Apple's Refusal To Support Progressive Web Apps is a Detriment To Future of the Web' 302 comments
How a VC-Funded Company Is Undermining the Open-Source Community 84 comments
College Students Are Flocking To Computer Science Majors 379 comments
IEEE Spectrum Declares Python The #1 Programming Language 372 comments
Facebook Petitioned To Change License For ReactJS 43 comments
Drupal Developers Still Rebelling Against Drupal Leadership 95 comments
Coding School 'The Iron Yard' Announces Closure of All 15 Campuses 101 comments
Public Service Announcement: You Should Not Force Quit Apps on iOS 285 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Developer Secrets That Could Sink Your Business? 243 comments
TechCrunch Urges Developers: Replace C Code With Rust 505 comments
Open Source Contributions More Important Than Tabs Vs Spaces For Salary 164 comments
Apple's Pitch To Indian Developers: Think Local, Stay Up To Date, and Aim For Design Awards 35 comments
Amazon May Give Developers Your Private Alexa Transcripts 166 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Read Code? 337 comments
We Need To Reboot the Culture of View Source 305 comments
Amazon's Alexa Passes 15,000 skills, Up From 10,000 in February 90 comments
New Research Explodes Myths About Ada Lovelace 107 comments
Modularity Finally Approved For Java 9 94 comments
Is Ruby's Decline In Popularity Permanent? 253 comments
GitHub Urges Companies To Participate In 'Open Source Fridays' 71 comments
Raspberry Pi Wins UK's Top Engineering Award 54 comments
How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms 132 comments
The High-Tech Jobs That Created India's Gilded Generation Are Disappearing 165 comments
Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia 263 comments
Should Your Company Switch To Microservices? 118 comments
'Stack Clash' Linux Flaw Enables Root Access. Patch Now 126 comments
32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online 201 comments
NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency 64 comments
Intel Quietly Discontinues Galileo, Joule, and Edison Development Boards 95 comments
Community Ports 'Visual Studio Code' To Chromebooks, Raspberry Pi 79 comments
What Happens When Software Companies Are Liable For Security Vulnerabilities? 221 comments
Announcing 'build', Auto-Configuration In 1000 Lines Of Makefile 103 comments
The Size of iPhone's Top Apps Has Increased by 1,000% in Four Years 128 comments
Developers Who Use Spaces Make More Money Than Those Who Use Tabs 515 comments
Report Reveals In-App Purchase Scams In the App Store 48 comments
Apple's App Store Guidelines Now Allow Executable Code in Educational Apps and Developer Tools 13 comments
Ask Slashdot: Will Python Become The Dominant Programming Language? 808 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can Programmers Move Into AI Jobs? 121 comments
Does Silicon Valley Need More Labor Unions? 187 comments
Developer Accidentally Deletes Production Database On Their First Day On The Job 418 comments
App Store Now Requires Developers To Use Official API To Request App Ratings, Disallows Custom Prompts 34 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Types of Jobs Are Opening Up In the New Field of AI? 133 comments
Google Launches Android O Developer Preview 3 With Final APIs 16 comments
EU Seeks New Powers To Obtain Data 'Directly' From Tech Firms 40 comments
Apple's 'Planet of the Apps' Reality Show Is 'Bland, Tepid, Barely Competent Knock-off of 'Shark Tank' 78 comments
Ubuntu Works With GNOME To Improve HiDPI Support On Linux Desktop 85 comments
Google Releases Chrome 59 72 comments
Why Women Devs Are Hard To Recruit and Even Harder To Keep 608 comments
Apple Piles On the Features, and Users Say, 'Enough!' 191 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Does Your Team Track And Manage Bugs In Your Software? 189 comments
Jean Sammet, Co-Designer of COBOL, Dies at 89 73 comments
Insecure Hadoop Servers Expose Over 5 Petabytes of Data 51 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is There a Way To Write Working Code By Drawing Flow Charts? 264 comments
Java 9 Delayed Due To Modularity Controversy 79 comments
App Store Earnings For Developers Exceed $70 Billion; App Downloads Up 70% YoY 63 comments
Motorcycle Gang Busted For Hacking and Stealing Over 150 Jeep Wranglers 83 comments
As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating 250 comments
Startup Uses AI To Create Programs From Simple Screenshots 89 comments
Are There More Developers Than We Think? 191 comments
Is Amazon's AWS Hiring 'Demolishing The Cult Of Youth'? 173 comments
Former Mozilla CTO: 'Chrome Won' 272 comments
Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program 109 comments
Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day 221 comments
Airbnb Is Running Its Own Internal University To Teach Data Science 32 comments
Apple Wants To Turn Community College Students Into App Developers 124 comments
When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who's To Blame? 200 comments
'Coding Is Not Fun, It's Technically and Ethically Complex' 359 comments
Java Creator James Gosling Joins Amazon Web Services 90 comments
How AI Can Infer Human Emotions 25 comments
The Working Dead: Which IT Jobs Are Bound For Extinction? 581 comments
Font Sharing Site DaFont Has Been Hacked, Exposing Thousands of Accounts 17 comments
App Maker's Code Stolen in Malware Attack 73 comments
Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language 91 comments
Developer Creates An Experimental Perl 5 To Java Compiler 94 comments
Open Source SQL Database CockroachDB Hits 1.0 80 comments
Microsoft Is Surprisingly Comfortable With Its New Place In a Mobile, Apple, and Android World 73 comments
Apple is Bringing iTunes To the Windows Store 87 comments
Azure Goes Database Crazy With One New NoSQL, Two New SQL Services 39 comments
Only 36 Percent of Indian Engineers Can Write Compilable Code, Says Study 210 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Should Be the Attributes of an Ideal Programming Language If Computers Were Infinitely Fast? 326 comments
Oracle And Cisco Both Support The FCC's Rollback Of Net Neutrality 136 comments
Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools? 168 comments
Red Hat And IBM Will Vote Against Java's Next Release 57 comments
In Oracle's Cloud Pitch To Enterprises, an Echo of a Bygone Tech Era 55 comments
How Scratch Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds 48 comments
NASA Runs Competition To Help Make Old Fortran Code Faster 205 comments
China Makes Quantum Leap In Developing Quantum Computer 70 comments
Facebook Rejects Female Engineers' Code More Often Than Male Counterparts, Analysis Finds 450 comments
Power of Modern Programming Languages is That They Are Expressive, Readable, Concise, Precise, and Executable 268 comments
Developer Hacks Together Object-Oriented HTML 184 comments
Developer Shares A Recoverable Container Format That's File System Agnostic 133 comments
Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die? 383 comments
Early Nintendo Programmer Worked Without a Keyboard 111 comments
Five Years Later, Legal Megaupload Data Is Still Trapped On Dead Servers 82 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do You Like Functional Programming? 418 comments
Flawed Online Tutorials Led To Vulnerabilities In Software 96 comments
Slashdot Asks: What Was Your First Programming Language? 633 comments
Stack Overflow Reveals Which Programming Languages Are Most Used At Night 99 comments
Microsoft Will Support Python In SQL Server 2017 98 comments
Developer of BrickerBot Malware Claims He Destroyed Over Two Million Devices 88 comments
Amazon Cloud Chief Jabs Oracle: 'Customers Are Sick of It' 81 comments
Facebook Launches Augmented Reality Camera Effects Developer Platform 9 comments
Intel Discontinues the Intel Developer Forum; IDF17 Cancelled 36 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop The Deployment Of Unapproved Code Changes? 324 comments
Oracle Charged $293M In South Korean Back Taxes 19 comments
Researchers Determine What Makes Software Developers Unhappy 149 comments
'Pragmatic Programmer' Author Andy Hunt Loves Arduino, Hates JavaScript 185 comments
Google Kills Off Octane JavaScript Benchmark Due To 'Diminishing Returns and Over-Optimization' 88 comments
Drupal Developers Threaten To Quit Drupal Unless Larry Garfield Is Reinstated 478 comments
AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals 384 comments
More Americans Now Work Full-Time From Home Than Walk and Bike To Office Jobs 73 comments
Microsoft Kills Off Security Bulletins 89 comments
For Programmers, the Ultimate Office Perk is Avoiding the Office Entirely 207 comments
Canada Hid the Konami Code In Its Commemorative $10 Bill Launch 78 comments
Major Banks and Parts of Federal Gov't Still Rely On COBOL, Now Scrambling To Find IT 'Cowboys' To Keep Things Afloat 300 comments
DeepMind Open Sources 'Sonnet' Library For Easier Creation Of Neural Networks 17 comments
Eric S. Raymond Unveils New List Of 'Hacker Archetypes' 116 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should I Move From Java To Scala? 245 comments
Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'? 227 comments
Uber Said To Use 'Sophisticated' Software To Defraud Drivers, Passengers 168 comments
Twitter To Developers: Please Love Us Again 143 comments
More Than a Hoodie: How We Talk About Developers 169 comments
Salary-Comparing Survey Identifies Top-Paid Developers, Discovers North America Pays Better 267 comments
Tor Browser Will Feature More Rust Code 149 comments
Someone on Medium Just Said C++ Was Better Than C 315 comments
There's A New New JavaScript Framework 70 comments
Microsoft Is Shutting Down CodePlex 45 comments
Google Plans To Alter JavaScript Popups After Abuse From Tech Support Scammers 118 comments
Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter 366 comments
App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple's iOS, Research Firm Says 53 comments
Oracle Hires Global Specialists To Explore Feasibility of Buying Accenture 63 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves? 548 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Working Environment For a Developer? 360 comments
Facial Recognition Database Used By FBI Is Out of Control, House Committee Hears 90 comments
Prominent Drupal, PHP Developer Kicked From the Drupal Project Over Unconventional Sex Life 656 comments
After 20 Years, OpenSSL Will Change To Apache License 2.0, Seeks Past Contributors 110 comments
Apache Hadoop Has Failed Us, Tech Experts Say 150 comments
Stack Overflow Reveals Results From 'Largest Developer Survey Ever Conducted' 139 comments
Blinking Cursor Devours CPU Cycles in Visual Studio Code Editor 236 comments
LastPass Bugs Allow Malicious Websites To Steal Passwords 126 comments
Performance Bugs, 'the Dark Matter of Programming Bugs', Are Out There Lurking and Unseen 266 comments
Android O First Developer Preview Featuring Notification Channels, Background Limits Now Available 64 comments
GitHub Now Lets Its Workers Keep the IP When They Use Company Resources For Personal Projects 75 comments
O'Reilly Site Lists 165 Things Every Programmer Should Know 234 comments
America's Most Affordable Cities For Tech Workers: Seattle, Austin, and Pittsburgh 127 comments
RedMonk Identifies 2017's Most Popular Languages: JavaScript, Java, And Python 125 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Is Your Horrible IT Boss Story? 300 comments
Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle 52 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing? 197 comments
GitLab Acquires Software Chat Startup Gitter, Will Open-Source the Code 28 comments
Commentary On How To Make Novice Programmers More Professional 188 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Make Novice Programmers More Professional? 347 comments
Will WebAssembly Replace JavaScript? 235 comments
Microsoft Continues Porting Visual C++ To Linux 159 comments
Google Launches Official Gmail Add-On Program 32 comments
Apache Servers Under Attack Through Easily Exploitable Struts 2 Flaw 63 comments
The Promise of Blockchain Is a World Without Middlemen 73 comments
Google's Compute Engine Now Offers Machines With Up To 64 CPU Cores, 416GB of RAM 74 comments
Google Can Now Recognize Objects in Videos Using Machine Learning 47 comments
Apple Begins Rejecting Apps With 'Hot Code Push' Feature 149 comments
Developer Proclaims Death of Cyberfox Web Browser 52 comments
Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2017 195 comments
Researchers Suggest Using Blockchain For Electronic Health Records 70 comments
Local Police Departments Are Building Their Own DNA Databases 50 comments
Douglas Crockford Envisions A Post-JavaScript World 300 comments
An 81-Year-Old Woman Just Created Her Own iPhone App 60 comments
Software Engineer Detained At JFK, Given Test To Prove He's An Engineer 553 comments
Programmers Are Confessing Their Coding Sins To Protest a Broken Job Interview Process 1001 comments
Severe SQL Injection Flaw Discovered In WordPress Plugin With Over 1 Million Installs 61 comments
CloudPets IoT Toys Leaked and Ransomed, Exposing Kids' Voice Messages 64 comments
GitHub Invites Contributions To 'Open Source Guides' 54 comments
Java and Python FTP Attacks Can Punch Holes Through Firewalls 18 comments
Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code 142 comments
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