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Intel Engineer Launches Working Group To Bring Rust 'Full Parity With C'

Someone from the Rust language governance team gave an interesting talk at this year's Open Source Technology Summit. Josh Triplett (who is also a principal engineer at Intel), discussed "what Intel

NPM Bans Terminal Ads

A week after a popular JavaScript library started showing full-blown ads in the npm command-line interface, npm, Inc., the company that runs the npm tool and website, has taken a stance and plans to

Arcade Coder teaches kids to build games for the whole family

Tech Will Save Us (TWSU), the company behind cool kids' STEM kits, has launched a new flagship product designed to get kids into game design. The Arcade Coder is a 12-inch by 12-inch board with 144

Arcade Coder teaches kids to build games for the whole family

Tech Will Save Us (TWSU), the company behind cool kids' STEM kits, has launched a new flagship product designed to get kids into game design. The Arcade Coder is a 12-inch by 12-inch board with 144
Udemy Class Review: Basics of Embedded C Programming

Udemy Class Review: Basics of Embedded C Programming

This course will teach you the basics you need to develop embedded devices, if you are patient enough. The post Udemy Class Review: Basics of Embedded C Programming appeared first on ExtremeTech.

MUTEK Montréal 2019: Old and New

Three standouts from an event that melds tech, music and visual art Flying just under the major festival radar, Montreal’s MUTEK boasts a weeklong schedule of avant-garde programming at the

'Agile Programming is Not Dead, Quite the Opposite'

"Agile is not dead, quite the opposite," argues Alistair Cockburn, one of the co-authors of the original Manifesto for Agile Software Development in 2001:Why then, do we read of agile's death? Three

Is Agile Becoming Less and Less Relevant?

OneHundredAndTen shares "an interesting Forbes article that posits that Agile software development is losing relevance, it is not the silver bullet that some claimed, and it has become a sort of
Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

Sphero announced that it has acquired modular electronics company LittleBits for an undisclosed sum, catapulting it to the top of the STEAM toy market.

For Young Female Coders, Internship Interviews Can Be Toxic

An anonymous reader shares a report: Eyre (an anecdote in the story) is one of more than 1,000 young women college-aged or older, hailing from 300 schools around the country, who participated in a

Bitbucket Dropping Support For Mercurial

Bitbucket, once one of the largest Mercurial repository hosting sites, said Tuesday it plans to remove Mercurial features and repositories from its platform on June 1, 2020. In a blog post, Bitbucket

PayPal Builds 'Zoid' JavaScript Library To 'Make IFrames Cool Again'

"Earlier this year I gave a talk at FullStack conference in London about making iFrames cool again," writes a lead engineer at PayPal.In a nutshell: iframes let you build user experiences into
Start learning to code with C# for $14 with this 21-hour master class

Start learning to code with C# for $14 with this 21-hour master class

TL;DR: Get the comprehensive Complete C# Master Class Course for $12.99. Usually priced at $200, you'll be saving an impressive 93%. Remember back in the day when you had to spend years in school
What’s next for the popular programming language R?

What’s next for the popular programming language R?

Star programmer Hadley Wickham hopes R will become more diverse and play better with other languages.

Dropbox Engineer Explains Why the Company Stopped Sharing Code Between iOS and Android And Started Using Native Languages on Each Platform

Eyal Guthmann, a software engineer at cloud storage service Dropbox, writes: Until very recently, Dropbox had a technical strategy on mobile of sharing code between iOS and Android via C++. The idea
How a 'NULL' License Plate Landed One Hacker in Ticket Hell

How a 'NULL' License Plate Landed One Hacker in Ticket Hell

Security researcher Joseph Tartaro thought NULL would make a fun license plate. He's never been more wrong.

C++20 Is Feature Complete

Long-time Slashdot reader mejustme shared this report from Hackaday:If you have an opinion about C++, chances are you either love it for its extensiveness and versatility, or you hate it for its
The Best Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

The Best Ways to Teach Yourself to Code

If you want to learn how to code, taking your first steps into this huge universe might seem like a daunting, if not intimidating task. Here’s the big secret: There are plenty of free (and