Nov 29 | Lucy Black
Can you learn about quantum mechanics, and quantum computing in particular, simply by playing a game?
2015 Source Code Poetry Competition
Nov 28 | David Conrad
No this is not some vague philosophical point about code being so beautiful it is a logical poem - although it undoubtedly is - this is real poetry. It has to rhyme and it has to compile.
November Week 4
Nov 28 | Editor
I Programmer reports news of interest to developers. We cover new releases of languages and tools and a lot more besides. So if you want to catch up with what's been happening, read on.
Asm.js Goes All Edgy
Nov 27 | Ian Elliot
Edge, Microsoft's browser replacement for IE, has been quick to drop the legacy technologies and just as quick to embrace the new stuff. The lastest new technology to make it into Edge is asm.js and there is a nice proof of principle that it is indeed faster.
No More Tweet Counts
Nov 27 | Lucy Black
If you are a member of the Twitterati, last Friday was a sad day. Twitter turned off the Tweet counter feature and does not intend to restore it.
Raspberry Pi Zero $5 Computer
Nov 26 | Harry Fairhead
Rumours that something new was coming from the Raspberry Pi team have proved true - a $5 computer the Raspberry Pi Zero is here to give the BBC micro:bit and other low cost devices some competition.
Microsoft Open Sources Quantum Computing
Nov 26 | Alex Armstrong
Microsoft has a lot of interest in quantum computing and even though we don't actually have any such thing at the moment this hasn't stopped it from creating a simulator called LIQUi|>.
Android Studio 2 In Preview
Nov 25 | Mike James
Soon after the release of Android Studio 1.6 to the stable channel, Google is showing off what a full version 2.0 will look like.
Minecraft Hour Of Code
Nov 25 | Kay Ewbank
This year's Hour of Code has added a Minecraft-themed activity to encourage kids to try coding.
Nov 24 | Kay Ewbank
Pivot Podcast Concludes - What Will Be Revealed?
Nov 24 | Alex Armstrong
The eighth episode of GE's Pivot Podcast has just been released. Will Sam and Ethan find the answers they need to launch DroneAble, which has grown in concept from an app to a start up company?
Firefox’s New Memory Tool
Nov 24 | Ian Elliot
Browsers are having a hard time differentiating themselves sufficiently to make it worth making a choice. Firefox 44 Dev Edition has something that might make you want to use it when debugging.
Visual Studio Code - Now With Added Extensions
Nov 23 | Mike James
Visual Studio Code is a strange product from Microsoft. It is a code editor, but Visual Studio it isn't. Now it's open source and you can build extensions for it.
App Monitoring For Xamarin
Nov 23 | Kay Ewbank
Xamarin has released the latest version of its mobile developer suite, along with a real-time app monitoring service.
Internet of Things MOOC Starts Today
Nov 23 | Sue Gee
A free online course that looks at how the IoT works and the possibilities and threats it offers is just starting. It comes from King's College London and is on the Future Learn platform.
Word Of The Year Is An Emoji
Nov 22 | Sue Gee
The Face with Tears of Joy emoji has become Oxford Dictionaries 2015 Word of the Year, raising the question of can an emoji be considered to have the status of a word.
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