"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.
It’s a potential treasure trove for those who develop for Microsoft, or work in a …
Sir Richard Branson: When he’s not figuring out commercial space travel, he’s making it rain on the kids from Codecademy. Gotta love the guy.
Branson is just one of a whole school of big fish who’ve chipped in on Codecademy’s …
If you’ve ever done or wanted to build an iPhone app, you know you pretty much need a Mac to get the job done.
As of today, we’ve got a brilliant new workaround, and it’s super simple — nothing to …
This week, we told you about Etsy’s new grant program to get women into a summer school for hackers.
Marc Hedlund (pictured) is Etsy’s vice president in charge of all things engineering-related, and he’s actually the one who spearhearded the …
The original dot-com bubble was an empty canvas that quickly filled up with overnight, more-talk-than-substance sensations.
Corporate websites littered with hijacked stock photography made you seem big even though you were small. Programming teams were precariously assembled. Get them in …
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.
But is Node just as good a fit for web agencies and developers that …
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.
If you’re …
At the Park School just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, 8th grader Chance Williams was having a lot of trouble in Spanish.
At one point, Chance’s father, Jeff, found himself sitting in the principal’s office with the Spanish teacher when a …