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Jira Software Gets Better Roadmaps

Atlassian today announced an update to Jira Software, its popular project and issue-tracking tool, that brings a number of major updates to the roadmapping feature it first introduced back in 2018.

Are Software Designers Ignoring The Needs of the Elderly?

"[A]t the very time that it's become increasingly difficult for anyone to conduct their day to day lives without using the Net, some categories of people are increasingly being treated badly by many

Introducing JetBrains Mono, 'A Typeface for Developers'

Long-time Slashdot reader destinyland writes: JetBrains (which makes IDEs and other tools for developers and project managers) just open sourced a new "typeface for developers." JetBrains Mono offers

'We're Approaching the Limits of Computer Power -- We Need New Programmers Now'

Ever-faster processors led to bloated software, but physical limits may force a return to the concise code of the past. John Naughton: Moore's law is just a statement of an empirical correlation

How Is Computer Programming Different Today Than 20 Years Ago?

This week a former engineer for the Microsoft Windows Core OS Division shared an insightful (and very entertaining) list with "some changes I have noticed over the last 20 years" in the computer

Should Coal Miners Learn To Code?

During a campaign event on Monday, U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden "suggested coal miners could simply learn to code to transition to 'jobs of the future,'" reports Newsweek:"Anybody who can go
Biden to Coal Miners: Learn to Code

Biden to Coal Miners: Learn to Code

Democratic presidential contender and Joe Biden has some advice for the recently disrupted: learn to program. Read more...

The State of JavaScript 2019

Over 20,000 developers have shared what are their favorite JavaScript features, front-end frameworks and back-end frameworks in a new annual survey. The figures come from the fourth State of

State of Apple's Catalyst

At its developer conference in June this year, Apple introduced Project Catalyst that aims to help developers swiftly bring their iOS apps to Macs. Developers have had more than half a year to play

5 Reasons Why Programmers Should Think like Hackers

Programming has five main steps: the identification and definition of the problem, the planning of the solution for the problem, coding of the program, testing, and documentation. It's a meticulous

WebAssembly Becomes W3C Standard, Reaches 1.0

An anonymous reader quotes Mike Melanson's "This Week in Programming" column:WebAssembly is a binary instruction format for a stack-based virtual machine and this week, the World Wide Web Consortium

Tony Brooker, Pioneer of Computer Programming, Dies At 94

Cade Metz from The New York Times pays tribute to Tony Brooker, the mathematician and computer scientist who designed the programming language for the world's first commercial computer. Brooker died
Learn Python for data science and machine learning for just $10

Learn Python for data science and machine learning for just $10

TL;DR: Whether you're a programming beginner or expert, you can grab the Python for Data Science and Machine Learning Bootcamp for $9.99, a 94% savings. Both beginners and experienced coders are

Are You Ready for the End of Python 2?

"Users of an old version of the popular Python language face a reckoning at the end of the year," reports Wired, calling it a programmer's "own version of update hell."The developers who maintain

Microsoft is Creating a New Rust-Based Programming Language For Secure Coding

Under Project Verona, Microsoft is working to make Windows 10 more secure by integrating Mozilla-developed Rust for low-level Windows components. "'Memory safety' is the term for coding frameworks
These Paintings Were Actually Coded Using Only CSS and HTML

These Paintings Were Actually Coded Using Only CSS and HTML

Diana Smith's paintings are made of pure web code
Make a career move in 2020 with these online trainings on sale for Black Friday

Make a career move in 2020 with these online trainings on sale for Black Friday

Time is running out to learn a new skill before the year ends. So, you might want to step up your game. We live in an extremely fast-paced world where the only way to get ahead is to constantly be
Smart Lightbulb Instructions are an Absurd Waste of Time

Smart Lightbulb Instructions are an Absurd Waste of Time

You think resetting a lightbulb (which you would need to do for some reason) is gonna be a simple process, but it just keeps going. How did they put this together without laughing out loud?
Kickstart a coding career with this great deal on Ruby on Rails training

Kickstart a coding career with this great deal on Ruby on Rails training

TL;DR: Finally get started on that programming career after taking the Complete Ruby on Rails and Ruby Programming Bundle, on sale for just $17.85 when you use the code BFSAVE15. With so many

What Tech Skills Do Employers Want? SQL, Java, Python, and AWS

"What tech skills do U.S. employers want? Researchers at job search site Indeed took a deep dive into its database to answer that question," reports IEEE Spectrum:[A]t least for now, expertise in SQL