Coding articles

Visual Studio 2017 is out with new features, free Community Edition

Microsoft Visual Studio has been around for 20 years and the latest version shows why it's been a long time favorite among programmers. Offering up to date tools for popular languages, a cleaner interface and faster installation, Visual Studio 2017 can be used to develop apps for Windows, Android, iOS, the web and cloud -- and for those getting started, the Community Edition is available free of charge.

Gates, Zuckerberg and others come together in coding PSA

A number of high-profile members of the technology industry have teamed up with celebrities to back a new initiative designed to get kids interested in programming. The nonprofit foundation Code.org wants to get more schools involved in teaching programming classes…