The Queue: How can I get programmers to join our project?
This month The Queue answers the question "How can I get programmers to join our project?"
1 comment Posted 22 Sep 2016 by Jeremy Garcia Feed
LEGO Mindstorms programming with ev3dev
ev3dev is an open source project that allows the Mindstorm user to create a Debian-based operating system (OS) that boots from a microSD card.
2 comments Posted 7 Sep 2016 by Don Watkins Feed
COBOL programming language
Despite rumors that say otherwise, COBOL is still in use today. Learn about the new (or should we say, Gnu) generation of COBOL.
25 comments Posted 17 Jun 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
How to choose a PHP framework
We look at three of the most popular PHP frameworks: Symfony, Laravel, and Yii. See how they compare to help you decide which one might be the best fit for your needs.
16 comments Posted 7 Jun 2016 by Dr. Michael J. Garbade Feed
author photos with filters
Learn about the Raspberry Pi camera options and fun photo and video projects.
3 comments Posted 6 Jun 2016 by Ben Nuttall Feed
Open source Python GUI frameworks
Python is a great language for beginners, but when you want to give your application a graphical interface, you'll need to learn to use a GUI framework. Here are some open source options.
3 comments Posted 19 May 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
As a computer science professor, I'm often asked by parents how they can prepare their children for jobs that haven't been invented yet. I call them cyborg jobs, inspired by the 2010 Wired article Clive Thompson on the Cyborg Advantage. Cyborg jobs combine tech-savvy humans with technology in all... Read more
4 comments Posted 6 Jan 2016 by Dr. Bryson Payne Feed
The holiday break and start of the new year are just around the corner, and this week's "Hour of Code" can be a great time to get your kids involved in a creative new world of problem-solving. I'm talking about coding—computer programming—and, your kids are probably not too young to start learning... Read more
0 comments Posted 11 Dec 2015 by Dr. Bryson Payne Feed
I hate telling the story of how I learned to program. In the third grade, a friend showed me a book he found in the school library on making small games in the BASIC programming language. I was obsessed with Nintendo and got hooked on the idea of creating my own video games. I began programming... Read more
6 comments Posted 4 Dec 2015 by Al Sweigart Feed
Real python in the graphic jungle
In this article, we look at some of the most popular open source integrated development environments (IDEs) for Python programmers.
17 comments Posted 29 Oct 2015 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed