coding

GitLab Raises $800m In Successful Initial Public Offering

After a successful public debut that raised hundreds of millions of dollars, coding platform GitLab is now valued at an…

9 months ago

Programming Shortcuts ‘Lead To Security Risks’

New research highlights vulnerability risk of using potentially insecure code snippets posted on social media outlets such as Stack Overflow

3 years ago

GitHub’s Latest Atom Beta Gets In-Editor Review Comments

The popular text editor now allows developers to manage pull request review comments without leaving the program

3 years ago

Microsoft Claims Speed Edge With Open Source Python Type Checker

Microsoft's Pyright runs independently of Python, intended to give it a performance boost over rivals such as Mypy – but…

3 years ago

Study Finds Lukewarm Corporate Engagement With Open Source

Companies expect developers to use open source tools at work, but few make substantial contributions in return

4 years ago

GitHub Introduces ‘Revolutionary’ Automation Features

Developers will now be able to automate workflow processes by running actions directly on the site — as well as…

4 years ago

Linus Torvalds To Take A Break After ‘Unprofessional’ Behaviour

Creator of Linux operating system kernel to take sabbatical, after admitting email attacks were 'unprofessional'

4 years ago

Government Tackles Digital Skills With £40m Institute of Coding

Theresa May unveils Coding consortium to equip the UK with needed digital skills in the years ahead

4 years ago

IBM Outlines Prospects For Java In 2018

ANALYSIS: Java is still hugely popular, particularly for client-server web applications, with 9m developers. Its beauty is that it’s an…

4 years ago

Raspberry Pi Partners With CoderDojo To Accelerate Youth Coding

Raspberry Pi will provide practical, financial, and back-office support to the CoderDojo Foundation

5 years ago

Girls In ICT Day: Gender Bias Holds Back British Girls From Careers In Tech

Parents still think IT coding skills are more suitable for boys than girls

5 years ago

Targeted Malware Takes Aim At GitHub Developers

The Dimnie malware avoids detection by concealing its communications as it looks to steal data and passwords used by developers…

5 years ago

Apple Clamps Down On iOS Apps Using Hot Code Push SDKs

Apple has begun to crackdown on apps that use third-party SDKs to modify iOS apps in real-time after they have…

5 years ago

Microsoft and Cambridge University Design AI That Can Create Its Own Programs

The smart software aims to aid not replace human programmers

5 years ago

Raspberry Pi In Education: Raising The Stakes At Bett 2017

IN DEPTH: The Raspberry Pi Foundation has strengthened its ties with education sector as it continues its coding mission

5 years ago

Bett 2017: The Academy Using Apple Technology To Change Beliefs

Essa Academy has been using Apple devices and apps to create new content and engage students

5 years ago

Asus Tinker Board Set To Challenge Raspberry Pi 3

The Tinker Board has the potential to make more devices smart and part of the Internet of Things

5 years ago

BBC’s Micro Bit Computer Takes Aim At Worldwide Market

The BBC is taking its Micro Bit computer beyond British shores

6 years ago

Apple Releases Swift Playgrounds To Teach Kids Coding On iPads And iOS 10

The Cupertino company looks to encourage students to learn its Swift programming language

6 years ago

Apple’s Swift Language ‘Levelling Off’

Swift has quickly become one of the most widely used programming languages, but has reached a plateau just behind Google's…

6 years ago

Google Project Bloks Is A Physical Coding System For Children

Google hopes its open hardware platform will help developers and researchers create 'tangible' programming projects for education

6 years ago

IBM Enhances Support For The Swift Programming Language

At WWDC, IBM extended its already-considerable support for the Swift programming language, particularly for using Swift for server-side development

6 years ago

GitHub Is Relying On Developers To Crack The Business Market

GitHub focuses on developers who are getting jobs in big business, but needs to avoid alienating its sizable individual developer…

6 years ago

Bing Lets Users Edit Code Samples In Search Results

Microsoft's search engine now displays editable code snippets for common programming problems directly in results

6 years ago

Nearly One Million Schoolchildren Will Start Receiving BBC’s Micro:bit Computer Today

In a 'landmark moment', the BBC's micro:bit coding computer launches for Year 7 and 8 pupils across the UK today…

6 years ago

Aussies Claim Coding Breakthrough For Quantum Computing

Aussie researchers claim coding breakthrough to bring functional quantum computer one step closer

7 years ago

How Sophos Is Encouraging More Girls To Embark On Technology Careers

Oxfordshire schoolgirls met coding challenges head-on at Sophos' recent ‘Girls in Coding’ event

7 years ago

BBC Micro Bit Delayed Over Power Supply Issue

BBC confirms rollout of Micro Bit computer for schools will be delayed because of power supply issue

7 years ago

Bill Gates – I’m A Bit Nervous About AI, To Tell You The Truth

Reddit AMA interview reveals the tech titan also regrets never learning a second language

7 years ago

Spy Agency GCHQ Launches New Code-Making App

Can the notorious snooping bureau inspire the future defenders of cyber space?

8 years ago