Topic: developers

SD Times Blog: Microsoft is testing developer biometrics to cut software bugs

There are plenty of methods to catch and fix bugs before a piece of software is shipped, but Microsoft is testing a new one that may be a wee bit invasive for developers: biometrics. A Microsoft Research paper entitled “Using Psycho-Physiological Measures to Assess Task Difficulty in Software Development” details experiments with developer biometrics, or … continue reading

SD Times news digest: July 11, 2014 – Kids programming robots, Amazon wants to test drones in US & new AWS web tools

Kids programming robots to learn new skills With just a smart tablet and Angry Birds, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are making it possible for kids to program robots. The researchers have paired an Android tablet paired with a small humanoid robot, and kids are teaching it how to play Angry Birds just by dragging … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: Developer programs are a good investment for good reasons

If developers aren’t enrolled in developer relation programs, they will become obsolescent … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Code for America looking to improve communities through tech

Yearlong fellowship program is made for developers, designers and product managers … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Samsung requires app developers to use their own SDK

Starting July 1, only app store submissions built using the developer kit will be approved … continue reading

NASA’s third global ‘codeathon’ includes coastal flooding challenge

The International Space Apps challenge calls for developers to build technologies to improve life on Earth … continue reading

Google provides add-ons for Google Docs

Developers can create their own add-ons according to certain guidelines … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Come to the developers

Lots of developers appreciate one thing above all else: simplicity … continue reading

Tips for making hackathons a success

Apigee’s developer programs leader explains how organizations can extend their developer engagement beyond the event itself … continue reading

Telerik Test Studio Now Offers Cross-Browser Test Recording and Subscription-Based Pricing for 1M-Strong Developer Community

Latest release of Test Studio offers ease-of-use and flexible pricing to address needs of developers, QA and test management … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: The developer is king

Some big names in the development world offered important advice for attracting other quality developers … continue reading Protection Status