The Life and Times Of Admiral Grace Hopper - Infographic
Dec 09 | Rebecca Hill
Today we celebrate the 110th anniversary of the birth of Grace Hopper. In programming circles she is often referred to as Amazing Grace. This infographic, which provides a timeline of Hopper’s many and varied contributions shows why.
Microsoft and Intel Partner For Project Evo
Dec 08 | Lucy Black
Microsoft and Intel have come together in a new "Wintel" collaboration. Project Evo is described as an initiative to improve how PCs think see and hear and will enhance "mixed reality" experiences.
Amazon Strengthens Lambda Offering
Dec 08 | Kay Ewbank
Amazon has added extra features to its Lambda service, which runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the computing resources for you.
HackerRank Reveals Which Universities Have Best Coders
Dec 07 | Janet Swift
Which colleges have the best coders in the world? HackerRank, the largest online learning and competition community for programmers with a global reach asked this question. Make a guess before reading on to find the answer.
The Art Of Computer Programming The Ace Gift For Any Programmer
Dec 07 | Mike James
... unless they already have a copy. If you are looking for a programmer present this holiday season, there is one book, or set of books that should be top of any list.
New Amazon Build Services
Dec 07 | Kay Ewbank
Amazon's flood of announcements at Re:Invent included managed build services, and new ways to build and debug complex distributed applications.
AWS Improvements For Developers
Dec 06 | Kay Ewbank
Amazon has announced improvements for developers at its recent Re:Invent conference. These fall into a number of areas, and here we look at those concerned with database.
Work Begins on ActiveGo
Dec 06 | Alex Armstrong
ActiveState has begun building its distribution of Go, the first of four languages it plans to add to its portfolio in the coming year. The beta version will be publicly available in Q1 2017.
Amazon Go - The Shop Where You Take What You Want & AI Does The Bill
Dec 05 | Harry Fairhead
It really hasn't sunk in yet just how much AI is going to change things, but Amazon's almost mundane experiment in shopping technology is a glimpse of what is in store for us.
Resources for Hour of Code
Dec 05 | Sue Gee
Computer Science Education Week starts today, December 5th. Between now and December 11th events to bring code into schools are planned across the world. There are now tens, if not hundreds of pre-packaged resources with something to suit every classroom and each individual. Here we consider at just a few, after a look at what CSEd week/Code.org has already achieved.
BBC Micro Turns 35
Dec 04 | Harry Fairhad
The BBC Micro was released on December 1, 1981. Nicknamed the Beeb over 1.5 million were sold and it inspired a generation of programmers and is still has dedicated community of retrocomputing enthusiasts. Will the same be true of the latest venture, the BBC micro:bit?
Gifts For Programmers
Dec 03 | Secret Santa
So you have a programmer to buy a gift for? Not easy because you might not understand their strange world or the strange humour. We have a solution - just read on. If you are the programmer in question then just optimize the code and buy the gift yourself.
November Week 4
Dec 03 | Editor
Do you have better things to do than scour the internet for news? No problem! If you need to know what's important for the developer, IProgrammer Weekly puts the unmissable bits together in a handy digest.
//No Comment - Android Code Protection via Obfuscation, DroidLeaks & DELTA Logging Tool
Dec 02 | Mike James
• Android Code Protection via Obfuscation
• DroidLeaks: Benchmarking Resource Leak Bugs for Android Applications
• DELTA: Data Extraction and Logging Tool for Android
Free Version Of PVS-Studio Released
Dec 02 | Kay Ewbank
The team behind PVS-Studio has released a free-to-use version of the static code analyser. The news follows the recent release of a Linux version of the tool.
Amazon AI Services
Dec 02 | Sue Gee
News from re:Invent, the annual AWS developer conference includes three new AI services that can be used within apps. There is a free tier for all three, bringing the prospect of applied AI ever nearer.
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