20 May | Lucy Black
Android Gets New Geo APIs
20 May | Ian Elliot
One of the smaller items of news from Google IO is that there are now three new Android Geo APIs that will make it easier to build location and activity information into apps.
Terra - A Language For Lua
20 May | Kay Ewbank
A new low-level programming language, Terra, has been designed to work with Lua to generate code for high performance computing.
Arduino Yún Brings WiFi
19 May | Harry Fairhead
The Arduino Yún has been unveiled as the first of a family of wifi products that combine Arduino with Linux by using a system on a chip running Linino, a customized version of OpenWRT.
Accredible - Show Off Your Success
19 May | Sue Gee
Accredible is a recent edtech service that helps you create certificates, or rather certificate portfolios, to demonstrate your achievements on any type of learning, including MOOCs and online courses. It is running a contest to the end of May for the best certificates made using its service.
The Official Arduino Robot
18 May | Harry Fairhead
The new Arduino robot looks a bit like a robot vacuum cleaner, but it has a lot more going for it and it certainly doesn't suck - well not unless you add an air pump to it.
Intern at Google - Film, Fiction and Fact
18 May | Sue Gee
A job at Google - who wouldn't leap at the chance. In this movie, being released in June, two recently laid off 40-something salesmen have got an interview for an internship at Google that might in turn lead to a job. The results are hilarious.
May Week 2
18 May | Editor
If you want to get up to speed on stuff that affects you as a developer, I Programmer Weekly is a digest of book reviews, articles and news written by programmers, for programmers. This one covers May 9th - 15th and has news of a competition.
Create A Transit App - $50K In Prizes
18 May | Alex Armstrong
MTA App Quest is a global online contest to provide solutions that will help improve the daily commute of those using New York State's Metropolitan Transit Authority.
Enum Causes Controversy for Python 3.4
17 May | Alex Armstrong
After years of debate on the issue, a proposal to include an enumeration type in Python 3.4 has been approved. But it has already been criticized as being an awkward compromise.
Inside SQL Server Pro Magazine May 2013
17 May | Ian Stirk
If you’re a Business Intelligence (BI) power user, May's issue SQL Server Pro magazine’s cover story will help you get the most out of Microsoft Power View. There's also plenty for SQL devs.
Intel Beacon Mountain For Android
17 May | Mike James
Intel has just released Beacon Mountain - an Android development environment. You might be wondering why anyone would need another Android development environment? The answer in this case is the Atom.
A New Dawn - Google's Android IDE
16 May | Harry Fairhead
Yawn, not much happening at Google I/O this year. Well you can't expect it to be exciting every year. What! What's this - an official Android IDE! It can't be! Why isn't this headline news? Well it is here!
Google Takes On Ad-Blocker Microsoft
16 May | Lucy Black
What seems like a small spat between Google and Microsoft over a new You Tube app for WP8 is actually a lesson to all of us, and might set a precedent in a much wider context.
Win A PhoneGap Book
15 May | Editor
Packt Publishing is giving I Programmer readers five copies of Kerri Shotts' new book on PhoneGap Mobile App. For a chance to win just correctly identify what Phone Gap is.
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