Programming 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.

Apple open sources their Swift programming language

At WWDC in June, Apple announced that their Swift programming language would eventually become open source before the end of the year. The company has fulfilled this promise just a few weeks before the end of 2015, launching a new…

Learn Python programming: 6 in-depth courses for 89% off

If you have any interest in learning Python, one of the most flexible programming languages around, check out this 6 course bundle at the TechSpot Store. You’ll get 45 hours of in-depth Python instruction, covering basic concepts to advanced techniques, for 89%…

Google honors programming pioneer Grace Hopper with Doodle

Google on Monday celebrated the birthday of computer programming legend Grace Hopper with a Google Doodle. Hopper’s contributions to computer science are aplenty but she is perhaps best known for helping co-invent the Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL).