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Inspired by Google, the European Space Agency is about to kick off its sixth annual Summer of Code in Space program providing students the opportunity to write code for use by the space sector.
Apple has pushed Swift 2.2 out the door. The update is the first since the language was open-sourced. It received 212 non-Apple contributions and brings Linux support.
The Swift open source code is now available for download. Apple's own platforms plus Linux are supported but it has left it to Microsoft or others to port the language to Windows.
Google's Rachel Potvin has revealed internal code statistics during the @Scale conference. The Google code base spans across 2 billion lines of code and 1 billion files, consuming terabytes of space.
In a recent research by an online store, it seems that children would prefer to learn computer programming more than learn a foreign language. However, this was seen by some as an "easy option."
A developer of apps for Apple devices has announced that he made a working port of the immensely popular Flappy Bird game in the company's new Swift language within four hours of it being introduced.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.
The Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.1 is a highly compatible, in-place update to the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 and the Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.
The Stellaris Launchpad has appeared in the wild, taking on the Raspberry Pi to claim the title of "cheapest single board PC". The Launchpad is retailing for $13, in a price range all its own.
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The highest court in the European Union ruled yesterday that programming languages cannot be copyrighted, although original works created from programming languages can be.
Codecademy is bringing teaching to the masses with Course Creator, a new crowdsourced social tool that lets anyone create programming lessons in Java, Ruby and Python. Who needs qualifications?
Dennis Ritchie, the creator of the C programming language and the co-creator of the Unix operating system while he worked at Bell Labs, died over the weekend at the age of 70.
Search, mail, mobile operating systems, advertising and mapping. These are all areas in which Google plays a big part. The company is ever expanding, however, and today they've demonstrated that: Google has just introduced an...
Programmers are essential in this day and age. We all rely on technology, and having people who know how to make machines do what they do is a vital part of our daily activities; Microsoft,...
NetBeans is a free, open-source Integrated Development Environment for software developers. You get all the tools you need to create professional desktop, enterprise, web, and mobile applications with the Java language, C/C++, and even dynamic...
Apple has begun offering hit television programming from Canada’s top networks, US broadcasters and the National Hockey League for $1.99 (CAD) per episode from the iTunes Store in Canada. The television shows, which are only...
Cable and satellite companies are aware of the tiny number of HD channels contrasted with the increasing demand for HD. At CES 2007, DIRECTV proudly announced that it would have 100 HD channels available by...
Gigahertz are out and cores are in. Programmers must begin to develop applications that take full advantage of the increasing number of cores present in modern computers. However, multi-threaded development has been notoriously hard to...
Google has just announced the start of its own European "Code Jam", a competition that gives coders around Europe to win a stake of the €30,000 up for grabs. Europe's best coders will go through...
The entire realm of open-source software could get a performance boost if all goes well with a plan to overhaul a crucial programming tool called GCC. Almost all open-source software is built...
The biggest obstacle facing widespread adoption of the Firefox browser is lazy programming – not from the Mozilla Foundation but from corporates that have not tested their applications with anything but IE. ...
TiVo on Monday said it agreed to allow subscribers to America Online's Internet system to program their home TiVo television recording service remotely, via a Web site. Users of America Online, a unit...
Real-World Applications Earn Students a Place in World Championships This Month at Microsoft Tech·Ed Europe Today Microsoft Corp. announced the U.S. winners of the Imagine Cup competition, which seeks to provide...
Database giant Oracle has chosen Intel to supply crucial programming tools called compilers for creating software that runs on servers using Intel processors. The move is one of several steps Intel is taking to improve...
Microsoft may have muted its interactive television ambitions, but with a new program guide it is trying to stay tuned to what viewers want to see on the small screen. Rival Liberate Technologies, meanwhile,...