Slashdot Items Tagged "programming"

Date / Time Story
Thursday February 22, 2018 @03:46PM Botched npm Update Crashes Linux Systems, Forces Users to Reinstall
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @05:46PM Barbie Will Be Used To Teach Kids To Code
Sunday February 18, 2018 @11:33AM Who Killed The Junior Developer?
Saturday February 17, 2018 @04:47AM Learning To Program Is Getting Harder
Wednesday February 14, 2018 @12:29PM Apple's Software 'Problem' and 'Fixing' It
Monday February 12, 2018 @06:19PM Skype Can't Fix a Nasty Security Bug Without a Massive Code Rewrite
Monday February 12, 2018 @02:59PM The Quest To Find the Longest-Serving Programmer
Friday February 09, 2018 @05:42PM Should GitHub Allow Username Reuse?
Thursday February 08, 2018 @08:38PM Researchers Create Simulation Of a Simple Worm's Neural Network
Saturday February 03, 2018 @12:34AM Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Says Current Software Development Practices Terrify Him
Wednesday January 31, 2018 @12:20PM Apple Still Aims To Allow iPad Apps To Run on Macs This Year
Friday January 26, 2018 @08:58PM Employers Want JavaScript, But Developers Want Python, Survey Finds
Thursday January 25, 2018 @08:40AM Tim Cook: Coding Languages Were 'Too Geeky' For Students Until We Invented Swift
Sunday January 21, 2018 @01:53PM Donald Knuth Turns 80, Seeks Problem-Solvers For TAOCP
Saturday January 20, 2018 @08:57PM Has the Decades-Old Floating Point Error Problem Been Solved?
Friday January 19, 2018 @09:39PM Apple Shuts Swift Mailing List, Migrates to Online Forum
Thursday January 18, 2018 @04:08PM 'Text Bomb' Is Latest Apple Bug
Monday January 15, 2018 @01:03AM Which JavaScript Framework is the Most Popular?
Friday January 12, 2018 @08:49PM Erroneous 'Spam' Flag Affected 102 npm Packages
Friday January 12, 2018 @08:17PM Stack Overflow Stats Reveal 'the Brutal Lifecycle of JavaScript Frameworks'
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @11:00AM SourceForge Debuts New UI and GitHub Sync Tool
Sunday January 07, 2018 @02:41PM C Programming Language 'Has Completed a Comeback'
Saturday January 06, 2018 @12:35AM 'The State of JavaScript Frameworks, 2017'
Friday January 05, 2018 @08:47PM Rust 1.23.0 Released, Community Urged To Blog Ideas For 2018 Roadmap
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:42PM Which Programming Languages Are Most Prone to Bugs?
Sunday December 31, 2017 @09:00PM New Year's Resolutions For Linux Admins: Automate More, Learn New Languages
Saturday December 30, 2017 @12:46AM 2017: The Year in Programming Languages
Friday December 29, 2017 @02:57PM Trump's Website Is Coded With a Broken Server Error Message That Blames Obama
Friday December 29, 2017 @11:36AM A Glitch Stole Christmas: S.C. Lottery Says Error Caused Winning Tickets
Thursday December 28, 2017 @03:33PM Russia Lost a $45 Million Satellite Because 'They Didn't Get the Coordinates Right'
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @11:49AM What Amazon's Alexa Economy Pays the People Building Its Skills
Sunday December 24, 2017 @01:37PM How Harvard Teaches CS Students How To Code
Saturday December 23, 2017 @12:31AM Rust Blog Touts 'What We Achieved' in 2017
Friday December 15, 2017 @11:14PM 'State of JavaScript' Survey Results: Good News for React and TypeScript
Friday December 15, 2017 @07:15PM Ask Slashdot: How Can Programmers Explain Their Work To Non-Programmers?
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:18AM Microsoft Considers Adding Python as an Official Scripting Language to Excel
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @07:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Monday December 11, 2017 @05:49PM Microsoft Releases Free Preview of Its Quantum Development Kit
Sunday December 10, 2017 @02:11PM Did Programming Language Flaws Create Insecure Apps?
Saturday December 09, 2017 @07:40PM Secure Apps Exposed to Hacking via Flaws in Underlying Programming Languages
Saturday December 09, 2017 @12:02AM What Mistakes Can Stall An IT Career?
Sunday December 03, 2017 @03:18PM '24 Pull Requests' Suggests Contributing Code For Christmas
Saturday December 02, 2017 @06:55PM PHP Now Supports Argon2 Next-Generation Password Hashing Algorith
Sunday November 26, 2017 @10:09PM Why ESR Hates C++, Respects Java, and Thinks Go (But Not Rust) Will Replace C
Thursday November 23, 2017 @06:52PM More Than Half of GitHub Is Duplicate Code, Researchers Find
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:10PM Google Is Working On Fuchsia OS Support For Apple's Swift Programming Language
Monday November 20, 2017 @04:01PM Why Hackers Reuse Malware
Monday November 20, 2017 @12:59PM Deep Learning Is Eating Software
Friday November 10, 2017 @08:15PM ESR Sees Three Viable Alternatives To C
Friday November 10, 2017 @02:15PM Programming Language Go Turns 8
Thursday November 09, 2017 @03:49PM WikiLeaks Starts Releasing Source Code For Alleged CIA Spying Tools
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @06:25AM Google Wants Google Doodles Taught In Public School, Warns Kids They Best Behave
Friday November 03, 2017 @06:38PM Should Developers Do All Their Own QA?
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @03:09AM Perl is the Most Hated Programming Language, Developers Say
Saturday October 28, 2017 @11:41PM Why Do Web Developers Keep Making The Same Mistakes?
Wednesday October 25, 2017 @03:36PM Ask Slashdot: Where Do Old Programmers Go?
Thursday October 19, 2017 @03:40PM Profile of William H. Alsup, a Judge Who Codes and Decides Tech's Biggest Cases
Friday October 13, 2017 @10:53PM Ask Slashdot: How Can You Apply For A Job When Your Code Samples Suck?
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:07AM Does the Rise of AI Precede the End of Code?
Thursday October 12, 2017 @01:34PM Learn To Code, It's More Important Than English as a Second Language, Says Apple CEO
Friday October 06, 2017 @09:59PM New Video Peeks 'Inside the Head' of Perl Creator Larry Wall
Friday October 06, 2017 @09:02PM Java Coders Are Getting Bad Security Advice From Stack Overflow
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @06:25PM According To Star Trek: Discovery, Starfleet Still Runs Microsoft Windows
Monday October 02, 2017 @09:04AM Code is Too Hard To Think About
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:12PM Chip Reprograms Cells To Regenerate Damaged Tissue
Saturday September 23, 2017 @03:43PM Do Strongly Typed Languages Reduce Bugs?
Saturday September 23, 2017 @01:11AM 'Tetris' Recreated In Conway's 'Game of Life'
Friday September 22, 2017 @08:20PM Apple's Swift 4.0 Includes A Compatibility Mode For 'The Majority' Of Swift 3.x Code
Wednesday September 20, 2017 @03:48PM Computer Science Degrees Aren't Returning On Investment For Coders, Research Finds
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @11:44AM Stack Overflow Launches Salary Calculator For Developers
Saturday September 16, 2017 @03:30PM Python's Official Repository Included 10 'Malicious' Typo-Squatting Modules
Friday September 08, 2017 @11:58PM Is Python Really the Fastest-Growing Programming Language?
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:25PM Bug In Windows Kernel Could Prevent Security Software From Identifying Malware
Thursday September 07, 2017 @05:08PM Following Cheating Scandals, Harvard Dean of Undergrad Ed Visits CS50 Class and Tells Students Not To Cheat
Friday September 01, 2017 @08:27PM Solve a 'Simple' Chess Puzzle, Win $1 Million
Friday September 01, 2017 @07:59PM Why Oracle Should Cede Control of Java SE
Friday September 01, 2017 @07:20PM Do Code Bootcamps Work?
Friday September 01, 2017 @02:06PM Petition Asks the Developers of Phoenix OS to Open Source the Kernel
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @02:04PM Coders In Wealthy and Developing Countries Lean on Different Programming Languages
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @10:49AM Google Unveils ARCore, Its Answer To Apple's ARKit
Sunday August 27, 2017 @02:47PM Could AI Transform Continuous Delivery Development?
Sunday August 27, 2017 @01:39AM A New Non-Money Oriented Crowdsourcing Platform Based On Code Contributions
Saturday August 26, 2017 @04:57PM Employers Want More Open Source Workers, Says Linux Foundation Study
Friday August 25, 2017 @04:53PM JavaScript Is Eating The World
Friday August 25, 2017 @01:47PM Software Is Eating the Auto Industry
Friday August 25, 2017 @09:44AM As Coding Boot Camps Close, the Field Faces a Reality Check
Thursday August 24, 2017 @01:11PM Node.js Forked Again Over Complaints of Unresponsive Leadership
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:08PM Iowa Computer Programmer Gets 25 Years For Lottery Scam
Sunday August 20, 2017 @06:48PM Ask Slashdot: How Can You Teach Programming To Schoolchildren?
Sunday August 20, 2017 @01:22PM Red Hat Gives Ceylon To The Eclipse Foundation
Thursday August 17, 2017 @12:48PM In Defense of the Popular Framework Electron
Monday August 14, 2017 @01:53PM Google Hires Former Star Apple Engineer Chris Lattner For Its AI Team
Sunday August 13, 2017 @03:33PM New 'Asciidots' Programming Language Uses Ascii Art (And Python)
Friday August 11, 2017 @06:18PM Canonical Needs Your Help Transitioning Ubuntu Linux From Unity To GNOME
Friday August 11, 2017 @04:49PM Deserialization Issues Also Affect .NET, Not Just Java
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:35PM First Evidence That Social Bots Play a Major Role In Spreading Fake News
Friday August 04, 2017 @09:05PM GNOME's Text Editor gedit 'No Longer Maintained', Needs New Developers
Sunday July 30, 2017 @05:34PM HackerRank Tries To Calculate Which US States Have The Best Developers
Sunday July 30, 2017 @04:23PM It Will Take Fedora More Releases To Switch Off Python 2
Friday July 28, 2017 @11:06PM How Rust Can Replace C In Python Libraries
Sunday July 23, 2017 @08:18PM How a VC-Funded Company Is Undermining the Open-Source Community
Saturday July 22, 2017 @07:54PM College Students Are Flocking To Computer Science Majors
Saturday July 22, 2017 @05:50PM IEEE Spectrum Declares Python The #1 Programming Language
Friday July 21, 2017 @09:59PM Drupal Developers Still Rebelling Against Drupal Leadership
Friday July 21, 2017 @07:08PM Facebook Petitioned To Change License For ReactJS
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:33PM Coding School 'The Iron Yard' Announces Closure of All 15 Campuses
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:26PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Developer Secrets That Could Sink Your Business?
Sunday July 16, 2017 @12:15PM TechCrunch Urges Developers: Replace C Code With Rust
Saturday July 15, 2017 @12:56AM Apple's Pitch To Indian Developers: Think Local, Stay Up To Date, and Aim For Design Awards
Saturday July 15, 2017 @12:26AM Open Source Contributions More Important Than Tabs Vs Spaces For Salary
Wednesday July 12, 2017 @03:35PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Read Code?
Tuesday July 11, 2017 @04:57PM We Need To Reboot the Culture of View Source
Wednesday July 05, 2017 @08:33AM Amazon's Alexa Passes 15,000 skills, Up From 10,000 in February
Sunday July 02, 2017 @05:21PM New Research Explodes Myths About Ada Lovelace
Saturday July 01, 2017 @01:40PM Is Ruby's Decline In Popularity Permanent?
Saturday July 01, 2017 @09:34AM GitHub Urges Companies To Participate In 'Open Source Fridays'
Friday June 30, 2017 @06:45AM Raspberry Pi Wins UK's Top Engineering Award
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:53PM How Silicon Valley Pushed Coding Into American Classrooms
Sunday June 25, 2017 @05:29PM Why So Many Top Hackers Come From Russia
Friday June 23, 2017 @10:19PM Should Your Company Switch To Microservices?
Friday June 23, 2017 @04:26PM 32TB of Windows 10 Internal Builds, Core Source Code Leak Online
Monday June 19, 2017 @12:20PM Intel Quietly Discontinues Galileo, Joule, and Edison Development Boards
Sunday June 18, 2017 @02:06PM Community Ports 'Visual Studio Code' To Chromebooks, Raspberry Pi
Saturday June 17, 2017 @10:15AM Announcing 'build', Auto-Configuration In 1000 Lines Of Makefile
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:58PM What Happens When Software Companies Are Liable For Security Vulnerabilities?
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:49AM The Size of iPhone's Top Apps Has Increased by 1,000% in Four Years
Thursday June 15, 2017 @09:31AM Developers Who Use Spaces Make More Money Than Those Who Use Tabs
Sunday June 11, 2017 @08:36PM Ask Slashdot: Will Python Become The Dominant Programming Language?
Sunday June 11, 2017 @11:25AM Ask Slashdot: How Can Programmers Move Into AI Jobs?
Sunday June 11, 2017 @12:34AM Does Silicon Valley Need More Labor Unions?
Friday June 09, 2017 @11:50PM Developer Accidentally Deletes Production Database On Their First Day On The Job
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:54PM Ask Slashdot: What Types of Jobs Are Opening Up In the New Field of AI?
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:02PM Apple's 'Planet of the Apps' Reality Show Is 'Bland, Tepid, Barely Competent Knock-off of 'Shark Tank'
Sunday June 04, 2017 @06:07PM Ask Slashdot: How Does Your Team Track And Manage Bugs In Your Software?
Sunday June 04, 2017 @03:23PM Jean Sammet, Co-Designer of COBOL, Dies at 89
Friday June 02, 2017 @08:13PM Ask Slashdot: Is There a Way To Write Working Code By Drawing Flow Charts?
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @10:51AM As Computer Coding Classes Swell, So Does Cheating
Sunday May 28, 2017 @11:49AM Are There More Developers Than We Think?
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:36PM Windows Switch To Git Almost Complete: 8,500 Commits and 1,760 Builds Each Day
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @02:10PM Apple Wants To Turn Community College Students Into App Developers
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:28PM When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who's To Blame?
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @12:45PM 'Coding Is Not Fun, It's Technically and Ethically Complex'
Monday May 22, 2017 @05:03PM Java Creator James Gosling Joins Amazon Web Services
Saturday May 20, 2017 @12:20AM The Working Dead: Which IT Jobs Are Bound For Extinction?
Thursday May 18, 2017 @10:27AM App Maker's Code Stolen in Malware Attack
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @03:39PM Android Now Supports the Kotlin Programming Language
Sunday May 14, 2017 @01:17AM Developer Creates An Experimental Perl 5 To Java Compiler
Friday May 12, 2017 @09:38AM Microsoft Is Surprisingly Comfortable With Its New Place In a Mobile, Apple, and Android World
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:19PM Only 36 Percent of Indian Engineers Can Write Compilable Code, Says Study
Monday May 08, 2017 @02:36PM Ask Slashdot: What Should Be the Attributes of an Ideal Programming Language If Computers Were Infinitely Fast?
Saturday May 06, 2017 @07:45PM Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools?
Friday May 05, 2017 @12:34PM How Scratch Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds
Thursday May 04, 2017 @09:58AM NASA Runs Competition To Help Make Old Fortran Code Faster
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:41PM Facebook Rejects Female Engineers' Code More Often Than Male Counterparts, Analysis Finds
Monday May 01, 2017 @09:06AM Power of Modern Programming Languages is That They Are Expressive, Readable, Concise, Precise, and Executable
Sunday April 30, 2017 @02:15PM Developer Hacks Together Object-Oriented HTML
Thursday April 27, 2017 @03:38PM Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die?
Thursday April 27, 2017 @11:53AM Early Nintendo Programmer Worked Without a Keyboard
Sunday April 23, 2017 @08:49PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Like Functional Programming?
Sunday April 23, 2017 @12:01AM Slashdot Asks: What Was Your First Programming Language?
Saturday April 22, 2017 @10:39PM Flawed Online Tutorials Led To Vulnerabilities In Software
Friday April 21, 2017 @11:51PM Stack Overflow Reveals Which Programming Languages Are Most Used At Night
Monday April 17, 2017 @12:02PM Intel Discontinues the Intel Developer Forum; IDF17 Cancelled
Sunday April 16, 2017 @08:37PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Stop The Deployment Of Unapproved Code Changes?
Saturday April 15, 2017 @10:15PM Researchers Determine What Makes Software Developers Unhappy
Friday April 14, 2017 @11:03PM 'Pragmatic Programmer' Author Andy Hunt Loves Arduino, Hates JavaScript
Thursday April 13, 2017 @08:42PM Drupal Developers Threaten To Quit Drupal Unless Larry Garfield Is Reinstated
Thursday April 13, 2017 @05:04PM AI Programs Exhibit Racial and Gender Biases, Research Reveals
Thursday April 13, 2017 @03:32PM More Americans Now Work Full-Time From Home Than Walk and Bike To Office Jobs
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @10:14AM For Programmers, the Ultimate Office Perk is Avoiding the Office Entirely
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @03:27PM Canada Hid the Konami Code In Its Commemorative $10 Bill Launch
Monday April 10, 2017 @09:41AM Major Banks and Parts of Federal Gov't Still Rely On COBOL, Now Scrambling To Find IT 'Cowboys' To Keep Things Afloat
Saturday April 08, 2017 @10:57PM Eric S. Raymond Unveils New List Of 'Hacker Archetypes'
Friday April 07, 2017 @11:30PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Move From Java To Scala?
Friday April 07, 2017 @09:20PM Should The FBI Have Arrested 'The Hacker Who Hacked No One'?
Thursday April 06, 2017 @03:06PM Uber Said To Use 'Sophisticated' Software To Defraud Drivers, Passengers
Thursday April 06, 2017 @10:45AM Twitter To Developers: Please Love Us Again
Sunday April 02, 2017 @11:16PM Salary-Comparing Survey Identifies Top-Paid Developers, Discovers North America Pays Better
Sunday April 02, 2017 @10:37PM Tor Browser Will Feature More Rust Code
Sunday April 02, 2017 @09:50AM There's A New New JavaScript Framework
Sunday April 02, 2017 @09:48AM Someone on Medium Just Said C++ Was Better Than C
Thursday March 30, 2017 @07:39AM Google Plans to Alter JavaScript Popups After Abuse from Tech Support Scammers
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @10:55PM Ivanka Trump To Take Coding Class With 5-Year-Old Daughter
Wednesday March 29, 2017 @02:55PM App Store Sales For Android To Overtake Apple's iOS, Research Firm Says
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @04:45PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Lies Programmers Tell Themselves?
Monday March 27, 2017 @04:15PM Prominent Drupal, PHP Developer Kicked From the Drupal Project Over Unconventional Sex Life
Friday March 24, 2017 @09:02PM Stack Overflow Reveals Results From 'Largest Developer Survey Ever Conducted'
Wednesday March 22, 2017 @10:04AM Performance Bugs, 'the Dark Matter of Programming Bugs', Are Out There Lurking and Unseen
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @10:19AM GitHub Now Lets Its Workers Keep the IP When They Use Company Resources For Personal Projects
Sunday March 19, 2017 @06:23PM O'Reilly Site Lists 165 Things Every Programmer Should Know
Sunday March 19, 2017 @04:43PM America's Most Affordable Cities For Tech Workers: Seattle, Austin, and Pittsburgh
Saturday March 18, 2017 @03:38PM RedMonk Identifies 2017's Most Popular Languages: JavaScript, Java, And Python
Friday March 17, 2017 @12:00AM Ask Slashdot: What Is Your Horrible IT Boss Story?
Thursday March 16, 2017 @04:17PM Math Teacher Solves Adobe Semaphore Puzzle
Thursday March 16, 2017 @12:36AM Ask Slashdot: How To Teach Generic Engineers Coding, Networking, and Computing?
Wednesday March 15, 2017 @04:22PM GitLab Acquires Software Chat Startup Gitter, Will Open-Source the Code
Saturday March 11, 2017 @02:07PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Make Novice Programmers More Professional?
Saturday March 11, 2017 @11:27AM Will WebAssembly Replace JavaScript?
Friday March 10, 2017 @11:18PM Microsoft Continues Porting Visual C++ To Linux
Friday March 03, 2017 @07:42PM Douglas Crockford Envisions A Post-JavaScript World