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eGenix PyRun 2.0.1 Released
Aug 29 | Alex Armstrong
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Beautiful Open
Aug 26 | David Conrad
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Beautiful Open is a website built and curated by Trek Glowacki as a showcase of well designed sites for open source projects.

White House - Programmers Don't Have To Wear Suits
Aug 25 | Mike James
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The recently formed US Digital Service is aimed at making digital interaction with the government less like going to the dentist. Part of the change that the new head brings is the relaxed attitude towards dress code. 

This Year's Not-To-Miss AI Movie
Aug 24 | Lucy Black
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A new robot movie will be released soon and it provides a much deeper look at the robot future we are building for ourselves. It is worth seeing the trailer and tracking it down when it comes out.

The Raspberry Pi Gets A HAT
Aug 23 | Harry Fairhead
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The latest version of the Raspberry Pi single board computer has a new feature that allows it to use expansion cards more intelligently. The new boards are called HATs, Hardware Attached on Top, and they might just revolutionize things you can do with a Pi.

August Week 3
Aug 23 | Editor
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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 14 - 20.

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