Neowin News Feed for: Code Neowin News Feed for: Code en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6. The latest version of Visual Studio focuses on quality-of-life improvements with the AI-assisted code companion IntelliCode and Hot Reload. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 09 Nov 2021 01:32:02 +0000 Try out freeCodeCamp if you want to get into programming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;ve been looking for a good resource to get started with programming check out freeCodeCamp. The service offers a range of courses covering different aspects of programming, free of charge. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 07 Mar 2021 10:32:01 +0000 Microsoft open sources CodeQL queries used in Solorigate investigation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has open sourced the CodeQL queries that it used to identify malicious code implants from the Solorigate attack. CodeQL is an analysis engine used for code inspection, among other things. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 26 Feb 2021 07:20:01 +0000 Microsoft: Customer data was not accessed in Solorigate attack <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has concluded that the Solorigate attacker was only able to get access to a small number of code files for Azure, Exchange, and Intune, and those did not contain live customer data. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 19 Feb 2021 09:26:01 +0000 Rust Foundation formed to manage namesake language <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Rust Foundation has been established to act as the steward for the increasingly popular programming language Rust. Its backers include AWS, Huawei, Google, Microsoft and Mozilla. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 08 Feb 2021 18:46:01 +0000 Anyone can now contribute to Google's Fuchsia OS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s letting members of the public submit code to its Fuchsia operating system repositories. The firm has been working on Fuchsia since 2016 and this move could speed up development. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 08 Dec 2020 21:46:01 +0000 Amazon launches Future Engineer program to help fill computer science jobs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has announced that it&#039;s going to expand its Future Engineers program in order to help fill the gap in the computer science market. It plans to target kids of all ages from low-income families. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 01 Nov 2018 20:02:01 +0000 Unreal Engine code hints at next-gen console "Erebus", could be PlayStation 5 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A few mentions of the codename &quot;Erebus&quot; as a platform in the latest release of Unreal Engine 4 has lead to speculation that it represents the PlayStation 5, which is rumored to be in development. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 30 Aug 2018 16:16:01 +0000 Old CPUs losing support in Linux, cutting size by 500,000 lines of code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Linux kernel, which is currently 20.3 million lines of code long, looks set to go on a bit of a diet by version 4.17. 500,000 lines of code will be shed thanks to architecture deprecation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 02 Apr 2018 15:16:01 +0000 This brand new Complete 2018 Learn to Code Bundle only costs $45 in March <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With today&#039;s highlighted offer, why not make 2018 the year you Learn to Code with ten courses and 210+ hours of training? Grab this updated bundle for only $5 per course for the rest of March. <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Thu, 29 Mar 2018 15:00:01 +0000 The newly released Linux Kernel 4.12 is huge - 795 lines of code were added every hour <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Linux Kernel was bumped to version 4.12 the other day; what&#039;s striking about this release is how big it is. 795 lines of code were being added to the release every single hour during development. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 05 Jul 2017 01:44:01 +0000 Raspberry Pi and CoderDojo joining forces to get more kids programming <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Raspberry Pi Foundation and the CoderDojo Foundation are coming together to drastically increase the number of young people that can be reached with the latter&#039;s coding events. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 28 May 2017 06:26:01 +0000 New Vault7 leaks detail "Marble," used by CIA to evade detection by forensic investigators <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Wikileaks has released more Vault7 data, which indicates that the CIA used a framework called &quot;Marble&quot; to mask the source of their malware in order to evade detection by forensic investigators. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Ben Esapa) Mon, 03 Apr 2017 21:28:01 +0000 Just a handful more Injustice 2 beta codes will be given away this weekend <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you signed up for the Injustice 2 beta and didn&#039;t get a code - you&#039;ll have another chance this coming weekend. Although it&#039;s an extremely limited amount, it&#039;ll probably be your last shot. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 04 Feb 2017 01:32:01 +0000 Google's Project Bloks helps kids learn programming easily <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google recently devised a new system to help kids learn how programming works at an early age. Dubbed &#039;Project Bloks,&#039; the system immerses children into physical programming experiences. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Tue, 28 Jun 2016 06:30:01 +0000 An official Steam Authenticator app could be in the works for Windows devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a piece of code found at GitHub, Valve might finally be developing a Steam Authenticator app for Windows devices. However, there has been no official statement from the company itself. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:26:01 +0000 Microsoft delivering coding opportunities to young people via 'Hour of Code' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft employees are offering a range of workshops and tutorials over the coming weeks, to support;s &#039;Hour of Code&#039;, which aims to deliver basic coding skills to younger people. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matt Brown) Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:24:01 +0000 Someone made a playable version of XCOM in Microsoft Excel <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A programmer has created a playable version of XCOM in Microsoft Excel using Visual Basic for Applications. The game includes specialist classes, perks, destructible terrain and even a level editor. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 03 Dec 2015 11:18:01 +0000 Google's code base spans 2 billion lines and 86 terabytes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Luke Payne) Sat, 19 Sep 2015 06:38:01 +0000 Students would rather learn to code than study a foreign language, according to study <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>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 &quot;easy option.&quot; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Justin Luna) Tue, 08 Sep 2015 08:56:01 +0000 An ex-Sony engineer left his name inside every PS4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Kazuya worked as a senior software engineer at Sony for ten years, he parted ways with the company in 2013 but before that he made sure that he left his name inside every Playstation 4. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Tue, 11 Nov 2014 17:16:01 +0000 Microsoft is about to make big changes to legacy Windows code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2020667431windows-9-icon-color-01.png" alt="" /></div>Thanks to a job posting, we know Microsoft is looking to make big changes to the legacy code of Windows and may replace existing code with new frameworks such as XAML to accelerate development. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:53:52 +0000 North Korea embraces Android, with its first smartphone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1241265847x.jpg" alt="" /></div>Despite having a reputation for being technologically backwards, North Korea is introducing a government-approved Android-based smartphone that may (or may not) be produced within the country, <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Mon, 12 Aug 2013 18:59:07 +0000 Facebook records more than 400 billion Open Graph interactions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1890457378facebook2_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Some massive figures have arrived from the folks in Palo Alto, with a huge number of interactions recorded by the service&#039;s Open Graph API, responsible for hooking in with different apps on the site. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sun, 10 Mar 2013 22:01:36 +0000 Bill Gates and an all-star cast of developers create a video to inspire you to code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/102829929server.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you ask someone if they want to learn to code, you are met with a typical response of moans and groans about how it is a tedious and boring process that will take too long to master. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:39:45 +0000 Microsoft launches Modern.IE, offers up free tools to help make you a better dev <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src=" home page_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is again making a large push to help web developers with the launch of Modern.IE to help web developers code more efficiently and is giving away three months of access to Browser Stack. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Nintendo 64 emulator becomes available via JavaScript <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/451665819nin.jpg" alt="" /></div>A developer has built an emulator for the N64 console using only JavaScript, allowing you the ability to access it online. Now you can relive your 90s games using only a web browser. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:36:07 +0000 TextMate 2 open-sourced under GPLv3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1152315274gplv3-127x51.png" alt="" /></div>TextMate&#039;s original developer has open-sourced the project. The most recent edit to the project was an alpha build of a new version, more than two years after it was called &#039;largely completed&#039;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sat, 11 Aug 2012 11:07:45 +0000 Microsoft physically hands over Windows 8 to OEMs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1779522441windows-8-logo-blue.png" alt="" /></div>There are several ways to deliver software to clients with secured FTPs being one option but sometimes an old fashion hand-over is warranted to celebrate the occasion. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:04:36 +0000 GitHub gains $100 million in funding <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/774155512Code.png" alt="" /></div>GitHub has made the decision to switch to outside funding, gaining a cool hundred million dollars from investors to get it started on its new path. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Tue, 10 Jul 2012 03:48:40 +0000 Microsoft's Visual Studio now has Achievements <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/Capture1_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>In a rather inventive move, a group of coders have added Achievements to Microsoft&#039;s Visual Studio application in order to draw more attention to its feature-set. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Sun, 25 Dec 2011 17:15:16 +0000 Patch Tuesday: Five critical for August 2009 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/735815493Windows_update_icon.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has issued an advanced security bulletin for August 2009 with five of the nine bulletins marked as &quot;critical&quot; and four are labelled as &quot;important&quot;. These five critical patches are to patch remote code execution... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Fri, 07 Aug 2009 16:50:52 +0000 Microsoft offering $100 Technet discount till July 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1916367605Microsoft TechNet Logo color_4.jpg" alt="" /></div>We've just received word that Microsoft has begun offering a discount on its Technet subscription. With Windows 7 coming out in October, this is a great time to sign up. Under this discount program, you... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Fri, 26 Jun 2009 04:03:23 +0000 Google announces Google Code Labs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/google-labs.gif" alt="" /></div>For those developers who are interested in some of what Google has to offer, you now have the chance to utilize some of their upcoming product's APIs for your own use. Google's Code... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Wed, 04 Mar 2009 06:36:57 +0000 Exploit code for Windows critical bug available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1125001770.png" alt="" /></div>Security researchers took 2 hours to reverse engineer yesterdays release of a critical patch for the Windows operating system. According to The New York Times, developers of the Immunity security testing tool wrote an exploit... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:13:16 +0000 Code execution vulnerability found in Firefox 3.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/firefox.png" alt="" /></div>Just 5 hours after the official release of the latest refresh of Mozilla's flagship browser, an unnamed researcher has sold a critical code execution vulnerability that puts all Firefox 3.0 users at risk of PC... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 19 Jun 2008 09:13:33 +0000 Eve Online Source Code Leaked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Full source code for the client for popular MMORPG Eve Online was made available recently via BitTorrent on The Pirate Bay. Along with the torrent, the user posts a chat transcript with a representative... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Marcel Klum) Tue, 15 Apr 2008 14:32:50 +0000 Hackers exploit poor website code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Web designers making very old mistakes are letting malicious hackers hijack visitors to their sites, say experts. Many of the loopholes left in the code created for websites have been known about for almost a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Mon, 14 Apr 2008 12:31:58 +0000 Mozilla patched a remote code execution flaw in Thunderbird <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mozilla has released Thunderbird which fixes a remote exploitation of a vulnerability that allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code on Linux and Windows. The vulnerability exists when parsing an e-mail if the &quot;Preview&quot;... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Feb 2008 11:39:00 +0000 Source SDK beta with Ep2 game code released <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Source engine is a 3D game engine developed by Valve Corporation. Its unique features include a large degree of modularity and flexibility, an artist-driven, shader-based renderer, accurate lip sync and facial expression technology, and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 25 Jan 2008 11:50:23 +0000