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Code review is common among proprietary software development firms, yet the nature of open source development can pose some challenges. Many industry leaders are now turning to peer review techniques as criteria for quality control.
2 comments Posted 17 Dec 2014 by Shaun Gillies Feed
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A reformed "Ad-girl," Elaine Marino of LadyCoders Productions tells me why some marketers should learn to code. Should you?
6 comments Posted 11 Dec 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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Last year, Hour of Code aimed to introduce ten million students to coding in one week. What they actually got was fifteen million. CodeCombat participates this year and gives us the scoop on what they hope to accomplish.
3 comments Posted 10 Dec 2014 by Nick Winter Feed
Google Code-in is an initiative for 13-17 year olds to get involved in open source software projects. Participating organizations select its top five participants as finalists and its top two to win the grand prize of a trip to Google headquarters in California, USA with a parent or a guardian.... Read more
1 comment Posted 4 Dec 2014 by Marina Zhurakhinskaya (Red Hat) Feed
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Kyle Simpson is passionate about all things JavaScript. He believes JavaScript takes time to learn properly and completely, and that if you're going to write it, then you should invest that effort. Find out why.
3 comments Posted 12 Nov 2014 by Remy DeCausemaker Feed
Europe Code Week is organized by Neelie Kroes' Young Advisors with the support from DG Connect at the European Commission and runs from October 11 - 17 this year. It's a program all about teaching kids and adults how to code and understand more about technology.
0 comments Posted 8 Oct 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
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Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the typical answer is to advance to using Python, which is an excellent choice. However, in honor of the 50th birthday of BASIC, I would like to suggest... Read more
5 comments Posted 24 Apr 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
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What's new for Google's Summer of Code (GSoC) internship program this year? For one, GSoC accepted 190 mentoring organizations, which is more than any other year. The very first GSoC program began in the summer of 2005, so this year also marks another milestone—they're 10th year anniversary.
0 comments Posted 10 Mar 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
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It is not uncommon to have a cycle of news around communities being unfriendly to women or newcomers or people who aren't already there. By 'news' I mean someone posts something that is close to their heart about some unjustice and other people comment on it or write their own posts and generally,... Read more
2 comments Posted 26 Feb 2014 by Amye Scavarda Feed
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There are rapidly growing feature set, high commit rates, and code contributions happening across the globe to Apache Hadoop and related Apache Software Foundation projects. However, the number of woman developers, committers, and Project Management Committee (PMC) members in this vast and... Read more
1 comment Posted 6 Feb 2014 by Ramya Sunil Feed

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