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What is an ASPX file?
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What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed
26 Jan 2022
Python developers release three "cursed" updates
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software development

Python developers release three "cursed" updates

Exciting developments in the next Python version are being observed while a score of bug fixes reach the most widely used Python builds
18 Jan 2022
Ransomware is being rewritten in Go for joint attacks on Windows, Linux users
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ransomware

Ransomware is being rewritten in Go for joint attacks on Windows, Linux users

The Google-created programming language has become increasingly popular in the malware community for its speed and effectiveness in targeting more use…
13 Jan 2022
The top programming languages you need to learn for 2022
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Careers & training

The top programming languages you need to learn for 2022

With hundreds of coding languages out there, which ones will earn you the most?
6 Jan 2022
Best C++ courses to kickstart your career
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software development

Best C++ courses to kickstart your career

If you want to learn C++ for a new job, these are the courses you should consider
26 Nov 2021
What is SQL?
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SQL

What is SQL?

This guide should help you understand the programming language that defined the database query
29 Oct 2021
The 9 best courses for R
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programming languages

The 9 best courses for R

Whether it’s data science, machine learning, and statistics you are interested in, there’s a course that will teach you R
21 Oct 2021
11 best python courses
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11 best python courses

Python is the trendy coding language to use; here are some of the best courses out there
15 Oct 2021
Hackers turning to 'exotic' languages for next-gen malware, report warns
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malware

Hackers turning to 'exotic' languages for next-gen malware, report warns

Coding languages such as Go, Rust, Nim and DLang are allowing malware authors to avoid signature detection and add layers of obfuscation
27 Jul 2021
IBM CodeNet teaches AI to translate programming languages
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IBM CodeNet teaches AI to translate programming languages

The expansive dataset is designed to translate 55 languages, including Cobol, Java, C++, and Python
11 May 2021
What is pseudocode?
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Software

What is pseudocode?

We take a closer look at the descriptive take on programming languages
23 Apr 2021
IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification
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IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification

The company hopes this it help companies and research institutions get their workforce “quantum-ready"
31 Mar 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
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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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
The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language
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The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language

With so many options, which languages should aspiring coders focus on?
9 Oct 2020
Google VP withdraws from Black Hat over 'harmful' name
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Google VP withdraws from Black Hat over 'harmful' name

David Kleidermacher announced that he would no longer be speaking at virtual Black Hat USA conference
6 Jul 2020
Twitter becomes the latest firm to ditch problematic coding terms
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Twitter becomes the latest firm to ditch problematic coding terms

Dismantling structural racism 'will take more than just a couple of cosmetic code changes', warns Scale Factory CEO
3 Jul 2020
Can I become a coder?
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Careers & training

Can I become a coder?

Our fortysomething writer rekindles his childhood passion for coding – but can he teach himself Python from scratch?
27 Jun 2020
Get up to speed with NLP
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Whitepaper

Get up to speed with NLP

Natural language processing for non-technical readers: techniques, trends, and business use cases
26 May 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Why cool kids code with COBOL
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The IT Pro Podcast: Why cool kids code with COBOL

Skills and development isn’t just about cloud - sometimes it’s about keeping legacy systems going too
1 May 2020
Microsoft plans to integrate npm with GitHub following acquisition
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Microsoft plans to integrate npm with GitHub following acquisition

The JavaScript platform will undergo a host of improvements, with the community given a stronger voice
17 Mar 2020
UK tech salaries up 13% in 2019
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UK tech salaries up 13% in 2019

Software developers now earn an average of £37,000 more than the average Brit, according to Hired
10 Feb 2020