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‘Rabbids Coding’ teaches young gamers basic programming concepts

We've seen plenty of games that teach kids the basics of coding, but it's rare to see the big game publishers embrace the "edutainment" sector. The latest coding game, though, comes from Ubisoft, the

‘Rabbids Coding’ teaches young gamers basic programming concepts

We've seen plenty of games that teach kids the basics of coding, but it's rare to see the big game publishers embrace the "edutainment" sector. The latest coding game, though, comes from Ubisoft, the

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Digital Ocean's 6th Annual 'Hacktoberfest' Celebrates Open Source and Environmental Projects

"It's that time of year again when we come together to support and celebrate the open source technologies we use and love," announces a post on Digital Ocean's blog. Hacktoberfest is a monthlong

Does The Military Need Agile Programming?

OneHundredAndTen writes: According to this Forbes article, the Pentagon is worried that many in the USA's military nerve center claim to use Agile methods, when in fact, they aren't. Those responsible

Kano's latest coding kit is a Star Wars-themed motion sensor

Back in January, Kano revealed that it was working with Disney on a Star Wars-themed coding kit. It's taken a while, but today we finally know what the company -- best known for its colorful Raspberry
Learn How to Code in Python With Microsoft's Free Classes

Learn How to Code in Python With Microsoft's Free Classes

I’ve always wanted to learn how to code. I’d like to at least learn enough of a programming language to create some basic automations—or figure out some neat ways to control the various LED lighting
Want Free Coding Lessons? Twitch Makes It Happen in Real Time

Want Free Coding Lessons? Twitch Makes It Happen in Real Time

While the platform might be known for videogame livestreams, more people are flocking there to share their work—or learn to be better programmers.

Researchers Find Mystery Hidden In Early 80's Atari Game

wired_parrot shares a report from the BBC: Released in 1982, Entombed was far from a best-seller and today it's largely forgotten. But recently, a computer scientist and a digital archaeologist

Do Coders Crave a Sense of Control?

This week Stack Overflow's CEO/founder Joel Spolsky spoke to Clive Thompson, the tech journalist who just published the new book Coders: the Making of a New Tribe and the Remaking of the World . "It's

Npm CEO Bryan Bogensberger Exits After Eight Months of Turmoil

intensivevocoder writes: Bryan Bogensberger's exit from npm, inc was quietly announced Friday afternoon in a press release stating that Bogensberger "resigned effective immediately to pursue new
GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

GitHub acquires Semmle to help developers spot code exploits

Microsoft-owned GitHub has acquired Semmle, a startup developing a novel code vulnerability solution, for an undisclosed amount.

Google Unveils Code Completion Powered by Machine Learning in Dart SDK

Google's previewing something new in the SDK for their Dart programming language: machine learning-powered automatic code completion. ZDNet reports: ML Complete works with the editor to offer

Comcast sues Maine over a law requiring a-la-carte cable offerings

Cord cutting may seem like the new norm, but plenty of people still pay for cable TV. That doesn't mean they're happy with it though. This summer, in response to complaints that customers had to

COBOL Turns 60. Why It Will Outlive Us All

ZDNet remembers when the only programming languages "were machine and assembler," until Burroughs Corporation programmer Mary Hawes proposed a vendor-neutral language with an English-like vocabulary.
What happens to tech workers when their skills become obsolete?

What happens to tech workers when their skills become obsolete?

Workers who specialized in Adobe Flash point the way to a more resilient future.
These 6 data science and coding courses are on sale for just $10 each

These 6 data science and coding courses are on sale for just $10 each

TL;DR: For a limited time, you can enroll in six different data science and coding courses through the PCMag Shop for only $9.99 per class. Few things can prompt an existential crisis faster than the
MIT developed a course to teach tweens about the ethics of AI

MIT developed a course to teach tweens about the ethics of AI

The open source, middle-school curriculum helps make kids aware of how AI systems mediate their lives, from YouTube to Alexa to Google and social media.

An Alternative for 'Less Relevant' Agile: the Studio Model

Last week Forbes ran an article by writer/data scientist Kurt Cagle arguing that Agile software development "was becoming less and less relevant." Within five days it had racked up 300,000 hits, and

Should the Linux Kernel Accept Drivers Written In Rust?

Packt's recent story about Rust had the headline "Rust is the future of systems programming, C is the new Assembly." But there was an interesting discussion about the story on LWN.net. One reader