Sniff - A Language for Arduino and Pi
Sep 01 | Lucy Black
Sniff, a language that is based on Scratch in which you write regular text-based code rather than dragging and dropping blocks to create programs, has reached Beta 8.
China Plans To Oust Windows
Sep 01 | Alex Armstrong
China is making progress with its own operating system designed to replace Windows, Android and iOS. Should we be worried?
Google's Self Driving Cars - Not So Smart?
Aug 31 | Mike James
Are Google's self driving cars as advanced as we think they are? And if they aren't, do you trust them to do the right thing?
Spheree The 3D Snow Globe Breakthrough
Aug 30 | David Conrad
This approach to 3D projection could be the technology we have been waiting for. Multiple pico-projectors are used to create a seamless 3D experience.
August Week 4
Aug 30 | Editor
Do you have better things to do than scour the internet for news? No worries - if you need to know what's important for the developer, IProgrammer Weekly puts the unmissable bits together in a handy digest. This one covers August 21 - 27.
eGenix PyRun 2.0.1 Released
Aug 29 | Alex Armstrong
A new release of PyRun, the open source, one-file, no installation version of Python. has just been released by eGenix.
Visual Studio Online For Free
Aug 29 | Kay Ewbank
If your team is using Visual Studio Online, which is free for up to five users, any ‘occasional’ contributors will be able to access the online project development environment without paying.
PHP 5.6.0. Released
Aug 29 | Ian Elliot
PHP 5.6 brings with it new and improved features including an interactive debugger, and has some backward incompatible changes.
Google Frees Up More Patents
Aug 28 | Alex Denham
Google has added 152 patents to the list of ones you can copy in your own open-source version and are covered by its OPN Pledge, whereby Google won't sue unless it is sued first.
Ruby and R for Enigma
Aug 28 | Kay Ewbank
Two client libraries have been written for accessing the Enigma API which extends the ability to access data, metadate and stats on the government datasets held by Enigma.
LiquidFun V1.1 Runs In A Browser
Aug 28 | David Conrad
We reported on Google's LiquidFun V1 earlier in the year as, as much fun as you can have without actual liquids getting involved. Now we have LiquidFun V1.1 and you can have as much fun in a browser.
Talking About Language
Aug 27 | Janet Swift
An analysis of data from programming language subreddits reveals some insights into how programmers feel about the languages they use and the overlap between languages.
Visual Studio CTP 3 – With EF7
Aug 27 | Kay Ewbank
Microsoft has released Community Technology Preview 3 of the next version of Visual Studio, along with an early build of the .NET Framework vNext, which brings with it an early version of Entity Framework 7.
Introducing Moziila Rec Room
Aug 27 | Ian Elliot
If you are wondering what tools to use to build a client side web app, Mozilla's new Rec Room has a set of recommendations and a tool that attempts to integrate them for you. This is described as "work in progress" and devs are being encouraged to try it out.
Windows 9 Coming Soon
Aug 26 | Mike James
At the moment what we know about Windows 9 is mostly rumor, but it is fairly reliable rumor. It seems that Microsoft has something to announce on September 30th and we can start to prepare for the changes.
JavaOne Free to Students
Aug 26 | Alex Armstrong
This year's JavaOne takes place in San Francisco from September 28 to October 2 and if you are a student you can attend if for free.
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