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Podcast transcript: Why devs are collaboration experts
Podcast transcript: Why devs are collaboration experts
Development

Podcast transcript: Why devs are collaboration experts

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
5 Aug 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Why devs are collaboration experts
The IT Pro Podcast - Why devs are collaboration experts
Development

The IT Pro Podcast: Why devs are collaboration experts

When it comes to cooperation, businesses could learn a few things from their IT team
5 Aug 2022
Coding vs programming vs scripting: What’s the difference?
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programming

Coding vs programming vs scripting: What’s the difference?

Your comprehensive guide to the important distinctions between coding, programming, and scripting
15 Jul 2022
Command Prompt Windows 10: What is it and how does it work?
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Microsoft Windows

Command Prompt Windows 10: 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
15 Jul 2022
Microsoft testing fresh UI for the Windows 11 taskbar
The Windows 11 Desktop in dark mode
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft testing fresh UI for the Windows 11 taskbar

A minor U-turn sees the developer experimenting with new search icons on the taskbar, alongside widget notification badges, and a Camera app
14 Jul 2022
Google to pay $90 million settlement over Play Store billing dispute
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Google Android

Google to pay $90 million settlement over Play Store billing dispute

The tech giant ‌also announced changes‌ ‌to‌ ‌its‌ ‌Developer‌ ‌Distribution‌ ‌Agreement
1 Jul 2022
What is open source?
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Software

What is open source?

The benefits and drawbacks of open source software and how its vendors make their money
30 Jun 2022
The best IDEs for Python developers
The best IDEs for Python developers
software development

The best IDEs for Python developers

Take your Python programming to the next level with these code editors
23 Jun 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?
23 Jun 2022
Salaries for the least popular programming languages surge as much as 44%
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Development

Salaries for the least popular programming languages surge as much as 44%

The latest annual Stack Overflow developer survey shows salaries for top paying languages have largely plateaued
23 Jun 2022
GitHub makes Copilot generally available despite weak effectiveness
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Development

GitHub makes Copilot generally available despite weak effectiveness

The AI pair programmer and code-completer has passed a 12-month technical trial but most suggestions are ignored by developers
22 Jun 2022
What is the Swift programming language?
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programming languages

What is the Swift programming language?

How Apple’s purpose-built language works, how it fits in the market, and how to get started learning
10 Jun 2022
Apple overhauls SwiftUI navigation and brings a score of new features to developers at WWDC 2022
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software development

Apple overhauls SwiftUI navigation and brings a score of new features to developers at WWDC 2022

Xcode also receives performance improvements and additional functionality, while Xcode Cloud is finally launched too
7 Jun 2022
GitHub Enterprise Server 3.5 is equipped with a horde of new security protections
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software development

GitHub Enterprise Server 3.5 is equipped with a horde of new security protections

Admins are also given more controls to ensure the smooth running of servers, be it on-prem or in the cloud
1 Jun 2022
The best Python test frameworks
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software testing

The best Python test frameworks

Make your Python code shine with these testing tools
26 May 2022
What is Microsoft Dev Box?
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software development

What is Microsoft Dev Box?

A quick look at Microsoft's new cloud-based developer workstation
25 May 2022
What is pseudocode?
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Software

What is pseudocode?

We take a closer look at the descriptive take on programming languages
20 May 2022
Don’t hire North Korean IT workers, FBI warns
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Policy & legislation

Don’t hire North Korean IT workers, FBI warns

North Korean nationals can earn even $300,000 (£240,687) per year from US companies and use the remuneration to fund nuclear weapons and ballistic mis…
17 May 2022
Intel CTO: Open source ecosystem is “poorly written”
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open source

Intel CTO: Open source ecosystem is “poorly written”

Chipmaker calls on industry to improve contributions
11 May 2022
GDPR “slowing innovation” in the Android app market, research claims
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Google Android

GDPR “slowing innovation” in the Android app market, research claims

National Bureau of Economic Research claims that GDPR had killed off 32.4% of apps available on the Google Play Store
10 May 2022
Podcast transcript: How to scale a tech platform
Podcast transcript: How to scale a tech platform
software development

Podcast transcript: How to scale a tech platform

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
6 May 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: How to scale your tech platform
The IT Pro Podcast: How to scale your tech platform
software development

The IT Pro Podcast: How to scale your tech platform

For startups, building a platform is only half the battle - after that, you’ve got to grow it
6 May 2022
Best laptops for programming and coding in 2022
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Laptops

Best laptops for programming and coding in 2022

There are so many factors to consider when choosing the perfect computer for a programmer or software developer. We break them down and offer suggesti…
5 May 2022