You love to write clean, tested, scalable, extensible, beautiful code. You love converting marketing requirements into 960-wide artwork, replete with whitespace, custom fonts. And that is a problem.
Couchbase, a startup selling NoSQL, just raised $25 million to expand internationally and aggressively build new products.
Beginning in the fall, Boston-based Beaver County Day School will make it a requirement for students to take coding lessons.
Editor’s Pick How young is too young to teach children computer programming? We invited the experts to duke it out …
We’ve already outlined why your 8-year-old should be learning to code, but why not get them to start learning the lingo a little earlier? A recently released children’s alphabet book called A is for Array might just be the trick.
“We’re letting people program Wikipedia unsupervised,” Harihareswara wrote. ” Anyone can write a chunk of code to be included in an article that will be seen by millions of people, often without much review.”
How Facebook’s CEO helped a kid on a bike by answering programming questions on his daily walk. AWWWWW.
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.
If you’ve been simultaneously intimidated and allured by the command line for too long, learn-to-code company Treehouse is here to help.
Editor’s Pick In San Francisco, two guys are putting women through a 10-week bootcamp in software development. The goal: to change the gender ratio of the tech industry.
Today Codecademy is launching a new partnership with nine companies to help budding developers learn APIs and create actual functioning sites, projects, and even products.
Online developer training portal Pluralsight takes $27.5M in its first round of funding.
Editor’s Pick Summly, available to download for free, reduces full-blown articles into snippets, making it easier to skim the news on a mobile device.
Editor’s Pick How do you top building the language that’s behind a third of the web?
Our six different courses combine for hundreds of lectures and over 70 hours of curriculum on writing code for websites, iOS games and applications, Ruby on Rails, PS6, and more.
We’re reading today that Estonia is implementing a new education program that will have 100 percent of publicly educated students learning to write code.
Just a few days ago Eric Ligman, Microsoft’s director of partner experience, posted a massive list of free e-books from Microsoft on programming everything Redmondish.
Guest Post Node.js has been getting great press for being used to build real-time web applications and fast networking tools that help big web sites run and scale.
We have only a few days before the new year ball drops and 2012 is upon us. Many will hope for good health, good fortune and good friends, but in this economy, even more may hope for jobs.
At the Park School just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, 8th grader Chance Williams was having a lot of trouble in Spanish.
Currently, U.S.-based developers outscore their competitors in China when tested on common programming languages. However, U.S. developers lag behind in math and logic.
Cloud9, a cloud-based app-development startup, closed a $5.5 million first round of funding from Accel Partners and Atlassian Software, the company announced today.
Google is opening up App Inventor, its web software for easily creating Android apps, to everyone, the company announced yesterday in a blog post.