Google coding typo effectively bricks Chrome OS devices
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Google coding typo effectively bricks Chrome OS devices

A hastily released update prevented users from logging into their machines
23 Jul 2021
4 best computers for programming
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Laptops

4 best computers for programming

These four computers offer the power, battery life, and portability programmers need
25 Jun 2021
Female enrolment in STEM courses increased to 46% in 2020
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Careers & training

Female enrolment in STEM courses increased to 46% in 2020

The most popular courses included computer science, programming, and machine learning
9 Jun 2021
16 top BBC micro:bit projects
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Hardware

16 top BBC micro:bit projects

Learn everything from beginner projects to challenges for confident coders
11 May 2021
'Low-code data' placed front and centre at Appian World 2021
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automation

'Low-code data' placed front and centre at Appian World 2021

CEO Matt Calkins claims low-code data overcomes the last major hurdle of application development
11 May 2021
The top five essential VSCode extensions for your 2021 setup
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programming

The top five essential VSCode extensions for your 2021 setup

Level up your programming with these handy plug-ins and utilities
6 May 2021
What is MTA certification?
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Careers & training

What is MTA certification?

The Microsoft credential could give your IT career a boost
20 Apr 2021
What is the Swift programming language?
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programming languages

What is the Swift programming language?

Apple’s purpose-built language works across iOS, macOS, iPadOS and more
24 Mar 2021
PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows
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Microsoft Windows

PowerShell vs CMD: Unlocking the Power of Windows

We explore the power of Powershell and why it's a worthy successor to the command line interface
12 Feb 2021
How to become a computer programmer without a degree
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Careers & training

How to become a computer programmer without a degree

You could kickstart your career with an online certification or by self-learning a programming language
12 Jan 2021
The best UK coding and app development courses
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Development

The best UK coding and app development courses

Use your time at home to learn the skills needed to get a better job
11 Jan 2021
Python founder Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft
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programming languages

Python founder Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft

He joins the firm’s Developer Division as Python breaks into the top two most popular languages for the first time
13 Nov 2020
Facebook donates £1 million to support Bletchley Park’s survival
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programming

Facebook donates £1 million to support Bletchley Park’s survival

The donation mitigates some of the worst consequences of a severe revenue shortfall projected for 2020
13 Oct 2020
Learn to code online with these six websites
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Careers & training

Learn to code online with these six websites

These courses can help you launch a career in coding or enhance your existing skills
28 Sep 2020
Should you learn to code?
Careers & training

Should you learn to code?

With the rise of low code application development services, is becoming a programmer still the steady job path it used to be?
28 Sep 2020
Apple is the latest to strip racist undertones from coding
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Apple is the latest to strip racist undertones from coding

Apple will no longer use terms like “master” and “slave” in its coding, products or APIs
17 Jul 2020
The ultimate guide to becoming a programmer
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Careers & training

The ultimate guide to becoming a programmer

If you’re interested in a career in programming, here’s your guide to getting started
15 Jul 2020
Whatever happened to the 1980s coding heroes?
programming

Whatever happened to the 1980s coding heroes?

They founded an industry – sometimes before even leaving school. So what happened to the brilliant bedroom coders of the eighties?
14 Jul 2020
Developers welcome major overhaul to GitHub's support documentation
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Development

Developers welcome major overhaul to GitHub's support documentation

The docs.github.com platform brings together support documents for both beginners and advanced users under one roof
2 Jul 2020
Codota raises $12 million in its quest to help coders create better software
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Codota raises $12 million in its quest to help coders create better software

Codota helps developers code faster, and with fewer errors
27 Apr 2020
How to learn Emacs
programming

How to learn Emacs

This tool may be old, but it's the Swiss-army knife of software
22 Apr 2020
WHO collaborates with Big Tech for mega COVID-19 hackathon
Development

WHO collaborates with Big Tech for mega COVID-19 hackathon

Developers are invited to join the industry-wide effort to help communities and businesses through the pandemic
25 Mar 2020
Home Office glitch sees Y2K bug strike 20-years later
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Home Office glitch sees Y2K bug strike 20-years later

101-year-old man's date of birth interpreted as 2019 by Settled Status app
13 Feb 2020