programming

Why Crossy Road's Developers Launched On Android Through Amazon

Australian-developed game Crossy Road has been a massive hit on iOS, with over 10 million downloads so far. The game has been released for Android this week, but unusually, it will initially only be available on Amazon’s App Store. Why did the developers go down that path?


What Does It Take To Be A Developer (Other Than Coding)?

Coding is the biggest focus for most aspiring developers, but the truth is it takes a lot more to be a professional in the field. So we want to know: what else does it take to be a professional developer?


Invent With Python Is  a Treasure Trove Of Ebooks For Aspiring Coders

Whether you’re learning in a classroom or on your own, few things beat a good library of resources for learning to code. Invent With Python houses heaps of resources dedicated to learning the language, including a long list of free and cheap ebooks that you can download directly from the site.


'Slow Down. You'll Get The Job Done Faster'

The world is moving at such a high pace, it might feel like we can’t keep up unless we go faster and faster. The quote above from programmer Jeffrey Ventrella is a reminder that slow and steady wins the race.


Quiver Is A Notepad Built For Programmers

Mac: If you’re a programmer, you probably have all your notes stored in something like a plain text file or Evernote. If you’re looking for something built specifically for coding, Quiver might do the job.


A Way To Improve Website Search And Discovery

How many times have you been looking for information online, only to find yourself going round and round in circles? Or you’ve spent too long poking around a website trying to find what you need, only to realise you’ve been looking in the wrong place all along?


Find A Coding Buddy To Make Learning Easier And More Fun

There are plenty of resources for learning to code, but none is better than a real person who can explain concepts, brainstorm logic and answer questions for you. This is why, whether you’re an experienced programmer or a complete beginner, you should get a coding buddy.


Which Programming Languages Earn You The Highest Salary?

If you can’t decide which programming language to learn, knowing how much you might earn could be useful information. A ranking of popular language choices puts Ruby on Rails in the top spot.


The Tech Skills And Courses Google Recommends For Software Engineers

Software engineering is one of the most in-demand and best paying careers, but learning computer science can also pay off even if you don’t do it professionally. Google has a guide to the courses and experiences future software engineers should consider.


Visual Studio Community 2013 ls A Free Version Of Microsoft's Popular Developer Suite

Good news for aspiring developers on tight budgets: Microsoft has launched a free version of Visual Studio.