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Check out our little picture gallery, featuring Stallman, DHH, Rasmus, and whole bunch of hardware hackers. It only gets better from here!
Just because you’re a developer doesn’t mean you’re a “software person,” says Twilio chief executive Jeff Lawson.
What happens when you put a bunch of soldering irons, electronic components, and simulated car dashboards in front of a bunch of software hackers?
The chief operating officer of Pivotal Labs, Edward Hieatt, has some pithy advice for development teams — and a new metric to go along with it.
Richard Stallman vehemently believes that software should be free, and treated with the same reverence as free speech.
The DevBeat Makeathon is our brand new hardware hackathon for developers to build robots, wearables, or whatever they can dream up!
And you can get all that fancy book learnin’ for just $99, too. Read on, friends.
Guest Post Hadi and Ali Partovi are the co-founders of Code.org.
Sometimes after a black hat gets caught, they find themselves suddenly on the white hat side with the opportunity to help government agencies or start a security company. Here are five examples of people who did just that.
Guest Post When implemented correctly, reactive programming is the ultimate nirvana. Those 500 lines of code are distilled away, maintenance almost disappears, and developers are empowered to operate at unprecedented speed.
You couldn’t find a better way to spend a hundred bucks. It’s going to be, as originally promised, the best damn hacker conference you’ve ever seen.
Put in a few hours, get back the time of your life at the best damn hacker conference you’ve seen. Couldn’t be easier.
Guest Post As developers and designers, it is in our interest to make the web a better medium — and web standards are a huge part of that process.
Editor’s Pick Always be hacking. Always be shipping. Optimize later. Learn to say no. And many other tips from devs already on top of their game.
He’s a musician, a dancer, a character actor, and the last great hacker. What’s not to love?
Instead of sticking our best speakers in boring old fireside chats, we’re putting ‘em on the spot with a live version of a Reddit Ask Me Anything thread.
Devs aren’t all numbers and logic; they love word play and emotional expressions of their work. Yup, let’s get philosophical, people.
For the seasoned polyglot, this crash course, taught by Joyent’s training director, will be invaluable. And if you’re an experienced dev, it just might be free.
DevBeat is right around the corner, and we’ve got a few tickets up for grabs for experienced developers.
It’s never been a better time to pick up programming.
Matt Rogers is doing a one-on-one job interview (his first) to explain how he went from being an iPod software developer to the head technical honcho at one of the most exciting hardware startups.
Code.org will be giving an hour-long class on code pedagogy. This class will walk attendees through basic coding tutorials that were designed to engage students of all ages.
Game industry leaders say it takes discipline and learning to shift from hands-on coding to running things.
For our inaugural speaker lineup, we’ve worked hard to get speakers you can really respect, opinionated hackers with fascinating talks, and industry veterans with a lifetime’s worth of career experience to share.
Editor’s Pick MongoDB has now raised more money for its Nosql technology than the two leading vendors of Hadoop combined. Here’s how:
We’re thrilled to announce that CEO & Founder of New Relic Lew Cirne will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
We’re thrilled to announce that Creator of Ruby on Rails David Heinemeir Hansson will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
Editor’s Pick These simple, obvious mistakes are ones we make over and over again. Let’s make a deal and just stop, m’kay?
A Creative Cloud expert demonstrates some of the simple but powerful potential of Adobe’s latest apps in this exclusive video.
Violin Memory isn’t fazed by short-term volatility.
We’re thrilled to announce that GitHub Co-Founder and CEO Tom Preston-Werner will be speaking at DevBeat, taking place November 12-13, 2013, in San Francisco.
Nest wants to be so much more than just a learning thermostat.
While some developers use the social network to talk about industry stuff, others use it to talk about their lives, observations, and dinner plans. Here are the 5 we love best.
Richard Stallman created GNU, which in turn gave birth to the Linux operating system. He is a hero in the world of free software and is one of the most committed, passionate people I’ve ever met.
Welcome to two days of hands-on experiences with the best companies and the best hackers in the world. No panels, no fluff, no filler. And we have a whole track of Master Classes just to teach you new ways to code.