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JetBrains Opens Early Access Program For Its C# Editor, Project Rider

Last month JetBrains — of ReSharper fame — unveiled its plans for a C# integrated development environment that would effectively come with ReSharper and IntelliJ built-in. If you want to give it a try, JetBrains is now taking down details for its Early Access program.


The Woman Who Sent Man To The Moon: Margaret Hamilton

There are a number of names that most people associate with the momentous 1969 moon landing — Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, even Stanley Kubrick for dedicated conspiracy theorists — but Margaret Hamilton is not usually among them. Yet this pioneering woman was the lead developer for Apollo’s flight software in the days when working mothers were rare — let alone female computer scientists.


11 Essential Tech Skills For Web Developers [Infographic]

The skills you’ll need to land a job as a developer will vary from one place or one position to another. With that said, there are several skills that are common to most web development jobs. Skillcrush shares 11 of them below.


Teach Yourself To Code With These 6 Inspiring Websites

If you’ve always had a desire to build your own apps or create your own websites, then you can begin your coding education with nothing more than a browser, an internet connection, and some spare time. Here we’ve picked out six of the best resources currently available online.


How To Write Better Commit Messages For Version Control

Writing concise, yet descriptive commit messages for version control is a difficult art to perfect. While you’re on the path of getting those notes down to their efficient best, here are a few questions to ask yourself before doing that push.


There's A Donald Trump Programming Language

If programming isn’t political enough for you, maybe you need to try a new language. How about TrumpScript, which lets you create code that the great Donald Trump would be proud to execute. If he could, you know, understand it.


Microsoft Has Requested Edge's JavaScript Engine Be Incorporated Into Node.js

Microsoft recently open sourced Chakra, the JavaScript engine of its Edge browser. That was significant news in itself, but the company has taken it a step further by issuing a massive pull request for Node.js to allow the popular runtime to built against Chakra.


VisuAlgo Uses Animations To Visualise Common Programming Algorithms

You can read all the theory in the world about priority queues and binary searches, but seeing these structures in action can really make it click. If you’re the sort of developer that learns better with pictures rather than words, check out VisuAlgo.


JetBrains Announces Project Rider, A Cross-Platform IDE For C#

Visual Studio with ReSharper installed is hard to beat when it comes to .NET development, but that doesn’t mean competition isn’t welcome. If you’re a C# developer willing to experiment, JetBrains has announced its own cross-platform IDE, called Project Rider, that will include “a lot of functionality that you are already familiar with from ReSharper and IntelliJ-based IDEs”.


How Cooking Is Like Coding

Cooking is hard work that’s often hard to be passionate about. Yet, once programmer Brett Terpstra started seeing the similarities to coding, the whole process became a lot more interesting.


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