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The Percentage of Open Source Code in Proprietary Apps is Rising 57 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? 235 comments
Carnegie Mellon Launches Undergraduate Degree In AI 76 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
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
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
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
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
Survey Finds 'Agile' Competency Is Rare In Organizations 270 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can I Make My Own Vaporware Real? 128 comments
Can Ruby Survive Another 25 Years? 195 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should Coding Exams Be Given on Paper? 274 comments
Ask Slashdot: Are 'Full Stack' Developers a Thing? 371 comments
Apple Trains Chicago Teachers To Put Coding In More Classrooms 64 comments
Oracle Releases Java 10, Promises Much Faster Release Schedule 134 comments
EU Wants To Require Platforms To Filter Uploaded Content (Including Code) 110 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
JavaScript Rules But Microsoft Programming Languages Are On the Rise 141 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
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
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
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
Barbie Will Be Used To Teach Kids To Code 200 comments
Who Killed The Junior Developer? 386 comments
Learning To Program Is Getting Harder 408 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
Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Says Current Software Development Practices Terrify Him 353 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
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
SourceForge Debuts New UI and GitHub Sync Tool 121 comments
C Programming Language 'Has Completed a Comeback' 243 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
2017: The Year in Programming Languages 117 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
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
Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code 113 comments
Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit 31 comments
Did Programming Language Flaws Create Insecure Apps? 100 comments
What Mistakes Can Stall An IT Career? 207 comments
'24 Pull Requests' Suggests Contributing Code For Christmas 30 comments
Why ESR Hates C++, Respects Java, and Thinks Go (But Not Rust) Will Replace C 608 comments
More Than Half of GitHub Is Duplicate Code, Researchers Find 115 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
ESR Sees Three Viable Alternatives To C 595 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
Why Do Web Developers Keep Making The Same Mistakes? 335 comments
Ask Slashdot: Where Do Old Programmers Go? 481 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
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
Code is Too Hard To Think About 397 comments
Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue 16 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
Computer Science Degrees Aren't Returning On Investment For Coders, Research Finds 395 comments
Stack Overflow Launches Salary Calculator For Developers 102 comments
Python's Official Repository Included 10 'Malicious' Typo-Squatting Modules 69 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
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
Coders In Wealthy and Developing Countries Lean on Different Programming Languages 92 comments
Google Unveils ARCore, Its Answer To Apple's ARKit 40 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
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
In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron 138 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
First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News 144 comments
GNOME's Text Editor gedit 'No Longer Maintained', Needs New Developers 239 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
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
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
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
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
Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia 263 comments
Should Your Company Switch To Microservices? 118 comments
32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online 201 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
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
Ask Slashdot: What Types of Jobs Are Opening Up In the New Field of AI? 133 comments
Apple's 'Planet of the Apps' Reality Show Is 'Bland, Tepid, Barely Competent Knock-off of 'Shark Tank' 78 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
Ask Slashdot: Is There a Way To Write Working Code By Drawing Flow Charts? 264 comments
As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating 250 comments
Are There More Developers Than We Think? 191 comments
Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day 221 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
The Working Dead: Which IT Jobs Are Bound For Extinction? 581 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
Microsoft Is Surprisingly Comfortable With Its New Place In a Mobile, Apple, and Android World 73 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
Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools? 168 comments
How Scratch Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds 48 comments
NASA Runs Competition To Help Make Old Fortran Code Faster 205 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
Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die? 383 comments
Early Nintendo Programmer Worked Without a Keyboard 111 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
Intel Discontinues the Intel Developer Forum; IDF17 Cancelled 36 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop The Deployment Of Unapproved Code Changes? 324 comments
Researchers Determine What Makes Software Developers Unhappy 149 comments
'Pragmatic Programmer' Author Andy Hunt Loves Arduino, Hates JavaScript 185 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
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
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
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
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
Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves? 548 comments
Prominent Drupal, PHP Developer Kicked From the Drupal Project Over Unconventional Sex Life 656 comments
Stack Overflow Reveals Results From 'Largest Developer Survey Ever Conducted' 139 comments
Performance Bugs, 'the Dark Matter of Programming Bugs', Are Out There Lurking and Unseen 266 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
Ask Slashdot: How Do You Make Novice Programmers More Professional? 347 comments
Will WebAssembly Replace JavaScript? 235 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
GitHub Invites Contributions To 'Open Source Guides' 54 comments
Arizona Bill Would Make Students In Grades 4-12 Participate Once In An Hour of Code 142 comments
Cloudflare Leaks Sensitive User Data Across the Web 87 comments
Microsoft Research Developing An AI To Put Coders Out of a Job 338 comments
PHP Becomes First Programming Language To Add 'Modern' Cryptography Library In Its Core 204 comments
Slashdot Asks: Are Remote Software Teams More Productive? 165 comments
Apple Announces WWDC 2017, To Be Held in San Jose On June 5-9 63 comments
Google's Not-so-secret New OS 129 comments
How Algorithms May Affect You 85 comments
Is IoT a Reason To Learn C? 374 comments
AI Software Juggles Probabilities To Learn From Less Data 49 comments
H-1Bs Reduced Computer Programmer Employment By Up To 11%, Study Finds 271 comments
Microsoft's Open-Source Graph Engine Takes On Neo4j 17 comments
Chrome's Sandbox Feature Infringes On Three Patents So Google Must Now Pay $20 Million 104 comments
GitHub Commits Reveal The Top 'Weekend Programming' Languages 149 comments
Slashdot Asks: How Do You Know a Developer is Doing a Good Job? 229 comments
The Most Mentioned Books On StackOverflow 92 comments
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