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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

Facebook Teams With Microsoft On Visual Studio Code's Remote Extensions

A new Facebook blog post explains the company doesn't mandate one development environment internally. "Some developers use vim. Some use Emacs. And even more engineers use our internal, unified

Amazon and Code.org Tap Lil Nas X and Katy Perry To Teach Children To Code

theodp writes: To help Prince Charles quickly learn the Welsh Language, viewers of The Crown learned this week, Labour prime minster Harold Wilson engaged Welsh nationalist Dr. Edward "Tedi" Millward
US Supreme Court holds innovation in the balance in Google v Oracle

US Supreme Court holds innovation in the balance in Google v Oracle

The US Supreme Court has agreed to review an epic dispute between Google and Oracle that could revolutionize the software industry.
SC19: Intel Unveils New GPU Stack, oneAPI Development Effort

SC19: Intel Unveils New GPU Stack, oneAPI Development Effort

Intel revealed details of its upcoming Ponte Vecchio GPU and oneAPI initiative at SC'19 this week, as part of the company's broad push to address the AI/ML market. The post SC19: Intel Unveils New

Aibo update lets you program your robot puppy's actions

Not happy with what Sony's reborn Aibo can do? You now have the power to make it do more. Sony has rolled out a 2.50 update for the robot dog that enables, among other things, a web-based interface