software development

Google defeats Oracle in decade-long API copyright feud
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Policy & legislation

Google defeats Oracle in decade-long API copyright feud

The Supreme Court ruling has been declared a “victory for the entire software industry”
6 Apr 2021
Red Hat drops support for Free Software Foundation following return of Richard Stallman
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open source

Red Hat drops support for Free Software Foundation following return of Richard Stallman

The FSF founder has been reappointed to the board two years after he was forced to resign over comments relating to the Jeffrey Epstein case
26 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
Call for Code seeks open-source solutions to help tackle climate change
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software development

Call for Code seeks open-source solutions to help tackle climate change

IBM's Call For Code 2021 offers startups $200,000 and mentorship through the Linux Foundation
22 Mar 2021
Zoom launches new video SDK capabilities for developers
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video conferencing

Zoom launches new video SDK capabilities for developers

A new developer subscription service could lead to new apps and games on the video conferencing platform
22 Mar 2021
Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme
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Careers & training

Google welcomes new applicants for its Career Certificates programme

Budding tech workers can now study Android development in addition to courses on data analytics and UX design
12 Mar 2021
Software developers vs software engineers
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Careers & training

Software developers vs software engineers

Learn about the differences between these two types of software professionals
11 Mar 2021
Google and Red Hat team up with Linux Foundation for software-signing service
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open source

Google and Red Hat team up with Linux Foundation for software-signing service

The project aims to cryptographically verify open source software to mitigate supply chain security risks
10 Mar 2021
Google launches Flutter 2 for cross-platform app development
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software development

Google launches Flutter 2 for cross-platform app development

Mobile developers can now use the same codebase across iOS, Android, desktop, web, and smart devices
4 Mar 2021
How to build a CMS with React and Google Sheets
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content management system (CMS)

How to build a CMS with React and Google Sheets

Rolling your own CMS tool can be a great way to meet your needs - and it's surprisingly easy to do
24 Feb 2021
IT Pro Panel: Defining DevOps
IT Pro Panel: Defining DevOps
DevOps

IT Pro Panel: Defining DevOps

It’s a goal for many organisations, but what makes a successful DevOps programme?
22 Feb 2021
Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?
Windows 10
Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 command prompt: What is it and how does it work?

We take a look at one of the most basic - and most powerful - features in Windows 10
19 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Turning developers into craftspeople
The IT Pro Podcast: Turning developers into craftspeople
Development

The IT Pro Podcast: Turning developers into craftspeople

Making software is about much more than pushing code, explains Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton
19 Feb 2021
What is pseudocode?
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Software

What is pseudocode?

We take a closer look at the descriptive take on programming languages
17 Feb 2021
Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple
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Policy & legislation

Epic Games files EU antitrust complaint against Apple

The Fortnite developer has accused the tech giant of “abusive conduct” that breaches European competition laws
17 Feb 2021
Volkswagen to tap Azure for self-driving software updates
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software development

Volkswagen to tap Azure for self-driving software updates

The German car giant is hoping to catch up with the likes of Tesla by extending its cloud partnership with Microsoft
11 Feb 2021
Tech executives share their most valuable career advice
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Careers & training

Tech executives share their most valuable career advice

For job hunters, it’s important to be creative, trust your gut and always be persistent
5 Feb 2021
Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups
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privacy

Facebook escalates Apple feud with own privacy pop-ups

The incoming iOS 14 update means Facebook could record revenue losses of as much as $5 billion
2 Feb 2021
UK gov facing skills crisis as it struggles to fill vacant dev roles
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Careers & training

UK gov facing skills crisis as it struggles to fill vacant dev roles

The DVSA and MHCLG have the most acute crises, while DCMS employs no software developers
27 Jan 2021
Tech giants rally to keep Mozilla's dev bible alive
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web development

Tech giants rally to keep Mozilla's dev bible alive

Open Web Docs injects $500,000 into the web-development handbook used by engineers across the industry
26 Jan 2021
Getting started with Azure Red Hat OpenShift
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Whitepaper

Getting started with Azure Red Hat OpenShift

A developer’s guide to improving application building and deployment capabilities
6 Jan 2021
Merico debuts advanced code analytics platform for developers
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Development

Merico debuts advanced code analytics platform for developers

The Merico Build platform is free for all developers worldwide
18 Dec 2020
Consumer choice and the payment experience
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software as a service (SaaS)

Consumer choice and the payment experience

A software provider's guide to getting, growing, and keeping customers
3 Dec 2020