Google's LiquidFun For Fluid Simulation
Dec 12 | Ian Elliot
Google has announced the open source release of LiquidFun, a2D physics engine that can be used on any platform with a C++ compiler, including Android, Linux, OSX and Windows.
Twitter Is Best Tech Place To Work
Dec 12 | Lucy Black
Glassdoor has published the results of its sixth annual Employees’ Choice Awards and this year Twitter has replaced Facebook as Top Tech Company.
You Can't Buy Windows 7 No More?
Dec 11 | Alex Armstrong
Windows, being a commercial OS, is subject to Microsoft's control over when and whether you can get a copy. A few days ago the dates for the ending of retail and OEM availability of Windows 7 were announced, and then Microsoft backtracked.
Create Your Own Google Street View
Dec 11 | Alex Denham
Google has opened up Street View to let you create your own personalized map.
Yann LeCun Recruited For Facebook's New AI Group
Dec 11 | Sue Gee
Facebook has appointed New York University Professor Yann LeCun the director of a new laboratory devoted to research in artificial intelligence and deep learning.
SQL Server Pro's Best Products of 2013
Dec 10 | Ian Stirk
As 2013 draws to a close the SQL Server Pro Community has selected Best Products of 2013 - and you don't have to be a subscriber to discover what they are.
Any Mobile Camera Can Be A 3D Scanner
Dec 10 | David Conrad
Take a standard mobile phone with camera, add some software and take a 3D scan of any object. It is that easy and you don't need extra hardware - a problem for the Kinect?
President Obama Asks Young Americans To Become Computer Scientists
Dec 09 | Sue Gee
President Obama is one of the famous faces in the newly released Hour of Code kick-off video that aims to encourage 10 millions student in the United States to "learn what most schools" don't teach.
Google Doodle Celebrates Grace Hopper's Birthday
Dec 09 | Historian
Today's Google Doodle reminds us that Grace Hopper, the "Mother of Cobol" was born on December 9, 1906.
Google Search for Android Update
Dec 09 | Kay Ewbank
Google has announced a major update to Google Search for Android that adds app listings to its search results.
Computer Science Education Week Starts
Dec 08 | Sue Gee
Running December 9 -15, it is expected to reach over 4.5 million students around the world. At the last count, over 34,000 events are planned in 167 countries, far exceeding what has happened in previous years' events.
Google and Microsoft Launch Rival Santa Trackers
Dec 07 | Lucy Black
In the true spirit of goodwill to all, Google and Microsoft have again gone head to head with competing Santa trackers - browser wars have nothing on this rivalry.
December Week 1
Dec 07 | Editor
If you need to know what's important for the developer, you can rely on I Programmer to sift through all the news and uncover the most relevant stories. This weekly digest covers November 28 to December 4.
Hunt for Missing Prime Numbers In the Cloud
Dec 06 | Sue Gee
Microsoft has launched the Prime Challenge, asking you to use cloud computing to find "lost primes". If this idea appeals to you can get a free trial subscription of Windows Azure to create and access virtual servers.
App Inventor Version 2 - Easy Android Apps
Dec 06 | Mike James
App Inventor has had a difficult path to follow in migrating from being Google App Inventor to becoming MIT App Inventor but don't let that put you off - it is still the easiest way to create native Android apps and it just got easier.
IntelliJ IDEA 13 Released
Dec 06 | Alex Armstrong
JetBrains has released a major new version of its Java IDE with enhanced support for Java EE7, better Spring Support and new tools for Android development.
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