programming languages

What is an ASPX file?
Web URLs
web browser

What is an ASPX file?

We look at what this web file does and how it can be viewed...
9 Sep 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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artificial intelligence (AI)

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
Quantum Computing
Network & Internet

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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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
The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language
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programming languages

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
programming languages

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
programming languages

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?
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
Careers & training

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
programming languages

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
Careers & training

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
UK developers are most contented in the world, finds report
programming languages

UK developers are most contented in the world, finds report

Java and Javascript named most popular languages, with YouTube as top learning tool
29 Jan 2020
What is TypeScript?
Development

What is TypeScript?

Who created the JavaScript-compatible programming language, and what is it used for?
7 Aug 2019
What is object oriented programming?
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programming languages

What is object oriented programming?

We look at coding that concentrates on objects rather than actions
8 Jul 2019
Github launches ‘Patreon for coders’
Development

Github launches ‘Patreon for coders’

Github Sponsor tool allow fans to financially support open source devs
24 May 2019
Fixing tech's image problem
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Fixing tech's image problem

How to get the next generation of workers on board with the next generation of technology
19 Mar 2019
Mozilla to use Ubisoft AI to stamp out bugs before release
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Development

Mozilla to use Ubisoft AI to stamp out bugs before release

Integrating the gaming firm’s Clever-Commit coding assistant will aim to iron out flaws that human developers miss
13 Feb 2019
Flutter 1.0 to 'take the compromise out of app building'
Mobile

Flutter 1.0 to 'take the compromise out of app building'

We chat to the person challenged with building Google's first cross-platform app toolkit
7 Dec 2018