Programming

  • Android Nanodegree, learn how to develop for the next billion users

    This isn’t the sexiest video you’ll ever watch, but it is likely the most important you’ll watch this week. Education is something dear to my heart and at Google’s I/O developer conference, ex-GoogleX employee, now Udacity founder, Sebastian Thrun talks about how anyone can learn to develop for Android....
  • Shorten wants mandatory coding classes for all Australian schools

    Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has called for the introduction of mandatory programming classes in all Australian Schools. Here here. Computers are impacting every industry and all parts of our lives and if we fast forward 15 years to when kids at school are heading into the workforce, coding skills...
  • Python not the most popular programming language this year.. (updated)

    Updated Thanks to some investigative work by Reddit, it turns out the jerks over at CrispyCodes just ripped off this graphic from http://blog.codeeval.com/codeevalblog/most-popular-programming-languages-of-2013 props to Terence over at TechGeek for getting to the source of this data. In a sweet infographic from Crispy.com, we find out that surprisingly Python was...
  • LIFX call for developers – Java, Objective-C and Ruby initially

    LIFX have just put out the call to developers in their latest update. In project update #18, the team at LIFX Labs are after developers to start writing apps for their new multi-coloured, smart globes. If you’re a programmer then pay attention. One of the best things about LIFX...
  • Programming is awesome and this video explains why

    It’s not often I come across a video online that I completely, 100%, whole-heartedly agree with, but this one I do. This video by Code.org taps some of the most powerful minds in the world including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and a number of other amazing people who have...
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