Code.org is an advocacy campaign focused at getting more kids interested in computer science. It’s also working to get more states, schools, and teachers on board with the program.
Spreadsheets are the awkward, unpopular Mary Katherine Gallaghers of software. A new app, Permanent, turns them into superstars.
Private PaaS Apprenda has added a second language to its platform that promises to make enterprise developers’ lives a lot easier.
Practice Fusion has acquired 100Plus, a startup that provides personalized health predictions to consumers, for a combination of stock and cash.
If you haven’t already pre-ordered, however, the price is now a little higher: $79.99, up $10 from the pre-order cost.
Editor’s Pick Walter L. Shaw is someone you’ve never heard of. But he invented big chunks of your world, and then died, almost penniless, living on the charity of his international jewel thief son, a made man in John Gotti’s New York mob.
Cloudenvy provides an environment for developers to code, build, and test apps in the cloud.
Sponsored Post We were told cloud was flexible, like sculpting with Play-Doh, but lately it’s been becoming more and more rigid, like trying to sculpt with Legos.
Thinkful’s virtual tutoring platform provides personalized training for college students in practical skills like web development and design.
This new signup option brings tons of fun Google-linked features and a crazy useful Android OTA-install magic — but will developers bite?
Only 15 percent of developers would go native-only when building an app for multiple platforms.
70 percent of North American developers are already using HTML5, as are roughly 60 percent of South American, European, and Chinese developers.
The Mozilla Foundation announced a greatly expanded lineup of hardware and carrier partners for its upcoming HTML-based Firefox OS yesterday at Mobile World Congress.
With tracking capabilities like these, the new SDK is almost starting to impinge on dedicated app analytics solutions like App Annie and Flurry, but of course in a purely Facebook-focused manner.
The noob “Google Glass or Google Glasses” question sounds like its about to get tougher to answer: Google Glass is going bi.
Earlier this month, founder Dalton Caldwell told me that people won’t adopt a new social network just because it’s good for them — it needed to be “truly better.” That’s probably true — but free is also good.
In his ongoing effort to make New York City a technological powerhouse, Mayor Michael Bloomberg today revealed the 20 middle and high schools selected for the city’s new Software Engineering Pilot (SEP) program.
Guest Post In the past few weeks we’ve been under a data deluge.
Microsoft is the latest company targeted by a sophisticated Java-based cyberattack that focuses on mobile app developers — particularly those using Macs.
Guest Post “Big data” has been broadly applied as a catch-all phrase for any company, and this gold rush has brought out the usual lineup of copycats and frauds.
Amped for this year’s Google I/O conference?
It’s not a themed collection of cool links; it’s just a list. Of things. Like it says.
Intel has reportedly acquired appMobi, scooping up the talent and the tech, to build out its own mobile development tools.
Editor’s Pick The version of Graph Search you’re using right now is just a wee little baby demo version of the real thing. Here’s what’s around the corner.
Editor’s Pick Is Pro Tools music software or design software? Looks like 99designs and Avid are setting up for a face-off over exactly that question.
WordPress is giving K-12 teachers and students a helping hand with Classrooms, its new focus on education.
Does advertising always have to operate within a pay to play model? PaeDae doesn’t think so.
Advertising on Twitter just got easier, and Twitter just took a giant leap to making more money.
If you develop in C#, you can now build apps for iPhone and iPad … and hundreds of millions of Android smartphones and tablets. And you can do it all right on your PC in your favorite development environment, Visual Studio.
Know Linux? You’re in for a job or two. A new report shows Linux experience is in greater demand — and, hiring managers say, harder to find — than in past years.
People have health care, and now clouds have “cloud care.” The only difference? Cloud care is free.
Guest Post The tech industry is perpetuating a false narrative about what motivates technical innovators and what innovation can be. Fortunately, another class of developer is on the rise.
For these developers, the fat lady has sung.
Everything is amazing and no one notices, comedian Louis CK told Conan O’Brien not too long ago. That’s what is cool about The Secret Door, a passageway to just about anywhere on the face of the earth.
Google Developers posted pictures today of its super-secret, ultra-confidential, if-you-tell-anyone-about-it-we’ll-kill-you Google Glass Foundry event, where developers got to touch, wear, develop for, and maybe even fondle the hottest Google hardware product ever not yet released.
Wordpress VIP’s slogan is “Stop worrying about downtime.” We’d really like to, actually.
Knights of the Round Table, the Python Software Foundation needs your help. No mass killing of wedding guests required.
Guest Post Today’s gamers have an unprecedented range of platforms, payment options and preferences to choose from, and there is little doubt that the digital goods economy will continue to grow.
The bottom line is this: Responsive design is no longer optional. Or at least it won’t be in another year or two.
Zend has a problem. While there are five million PHP developers around the globe, only some small fraction of them pay Zend for its server and IDE tools for making PHP sites faster, better, and more debuggable.