August Week 5
Sep 04 | Editor
As we move from August to September, the team at IProgrammer continues to monitor the news feeds to bring developers the important stories, together with the fun and interesting ones we come across.
jQuery And Dojo Foundations To Merge
Sep 04 | Alex Armstrong
This is a story that is difficult to fathom and it raises far more questions than it answers. The jQuery and Dojo foundations are indeed merging, but what exactly this means is a puzzle.
JetBrains Toolbox - An Unwelcome Change
Sep 04 | Sue Gee
JetBrains has announced that it is moving to a subscription service for its range of desktop developer tools, which it is bringing together as JetBrains Toolbox. The response from its users has been overwhelmingly negative. Will this be enough to make JetBrains think twice?
RAD 10 for Win 10
Sep 03 | Kay Ewbank
Embarcadero has released the latest version of RAD Studio with support for Windows 10.
New Custom Chrome Tabs Link App And Web
Sep 03 | Mike James
The problem of integrating web use and app use for Android is a difficult one. Do you hand off to Chrome or use WebView. Now you can make the integration between Chrome and your app close enough not to need to spend time on WebView implemenation.
FlatCam - Who Needs A Lens?
Sep 02 | David Conrad
Computational photography has more or less killed off the classic approach to photography. But a camera without a lens - surely some sort of joke?
Bitcoin MOOC On Coursera
Sep 02 | Sue Gee
The Princeton University course on cryptocurrency technologies, in particular Bitcoin, is now open to all comers on Coursera. It doesn't cost a penny piece, let alone a Bitcoin.
Imagine Cup Earth
Sep 02 | Kay Ewbank
The latest Imagine Cup competition for student coders around the world has been launched, this time with NASA as the co-presenter.
Amazon Underground A New Way To Make Money From Apps
Sep 01 | Alex Denham
Amazon has come up with a new way for developers to make money from apps.
Build Cloud Apps For Codegeist 2015
Sep 01 | Sue Gee
Atlassian's Codegeist 2015 has opened on Devpost with over $100,000 in prizes for building apps that extend its products, with an emphasis on the cloud..
Arduino For VS 2015
Sep 01 | Harry Fairhead
Microsoft isn't the only one trying to get Windows into the IoT. Visual Micro has just released the beta of Arduino for Visual Studio 2015 - and it is free.
IEEE Custom Ranks Programming Languages
Aug 31 | Mike James
Language rankings are fun and cause a lot of arguments, but they can be practically important. Which language should you learn? Which will earn you the most money?
Landing A Job At Google Just By Googling
Aug 31 | Sue Gee
Many developers will tell you that their dream job would be to work for Google. So getting an interview by accident sounds like a real stroke of luck.
MobileFusion - Microsoft Turns Any Phone Into 3D Scanner
Aug 30 | David Conrad
We were all very excited when the Kinect first hit the scene and 3D scanners of all sorts have played a role in some unbelievable projects ever since. Now Microsoft has an app that can turn any mobile phone into a 3D scanner without any additional hardware.
PiDP - A Pi Based PDP-8/I
Aug 29 | Harry Fairhead
If you missed out on the paper tape eating, blinking light flashing, key switch programmed phase of computer hardware then you can catch up with the PiPI-8/I. It is a fairly complete recreation of the experience of using a PDP-8.
Twitter Flight Now Taking Applications
Aug 28 | Sue Gee
Flight is the name of the Twitter Developer Conference and we are not referring to apps but to requests for tickets to this this year's event which takes place on October 21st in San Francisco.
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