Topic: kickstarter

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Kickstarter Android and iOS

The popular crowdfunding site Kickstarter has announced it is bringing its Android and iOS apps to open source. According to the Kickstarter engineering team, while building and maintaining features for their apps they have adopted functional programming techniques and written well-tested code. They decided to open-source the apps to share their experience and benefits with … continue reading

Compuware’s bringing the mainframe to DevOps, Arduino IoT kit, and Yahoo open-sources deep learning model—SD Times news digest: Oct. 3, 2016

Compuware is extending its mainframe/DevOps initiatives with the availability of new REST APIs for ISPW, its source-code-management and release automation solution that Compuware acquired in January. The new APIs are architected as REST web services, and with these APIs, Compuware customers can begin to accelerate cross-platform apps, reduce IT costs, and improve the quality of … continue reading

Yahoo’s security, CommitStrip’s developer comic book, and Citus MX in private beta—SD Times news digest: Sept. 23, 2016

After a recent investigation surfaced regarding Yahoo’s network hack that resulted in at least 500 million user accounts being stolen, Yahoo released a statement on its Tumblr to discuss what actions it’s taking to protect its users. To start, Bob Lord, chief information security officer of Yahoo, wrote in an e-mail that the company is … continue reading

The challenges of building wearable devices

Wearables TechCon in San Jose this week is playing host to vibrant discussions of the challenges and opportunities in wearable devices and the Internet of Things. From the Apple Watch to the Fitbit, developers were on hand to discuss the next generation of wearable technology. (BZ Media, the publisher of SD Times, produces Wearables TechCon.) … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Kick off your dev and programmer projects on Kickstarter

A Brooklyn-based corporation everyone knows as Kickstarter has built a global crowdfunding platform that supports all projects from the technical to the super weird and creative. Today, the company has reached 100,000 successfully funded campaigns, despite only being around since 2009. Last night, a photography project called “Falklands/Malvinas: One War, all Wars” became the 100,000th … continue reading

Kickstarter project defends data from the inside out

Software and security have been getting better, but computer software is still at risk of being compromised by physical access. A new class of security devices is on its way to protect data and control critical information, and with only three days to go on Kickstarter, the team behind it hopes they can build a … continue reading

Razer’s OSVR development kit now available, Mozilla announces OSS award program, and IBM’s Spark-as-a-Service—SD Times news digest: Oct. 26, 2015

Razer has announced its open-source virtual reality (OSVR) kit is now available for preorder. The OSVR kit is a head-mounted virtual reality display that features a faceplate module, a mainboard with integrated sensors, a display module, an optics module, an head-mounted display mechanical module, and a belt box module. According to the company, there was … continue reading

Samsung’s FOVE VR headset, HypoPG for PostgreSQL, and big news from Red Hat Summit—SD Times news digest: June 25, 2015

FOVE has announced Samsung Ventures has invested in its virtual reality headset to help strengthen and advance its development. The news follows FOVE’s successful Kickstarter project, which raised more than US$450,000. “With this new investment and from our Kickstarter community, we will work diligently in making FOVE development possible on a larger scale,” said Yuka … continue reading

Littlecodr: A Kickstarted card game to teach kids programming

Of all the creative methods out there to introduce programming concepts to young children and students—everything from interactive robots and online games to visual code editor programs and hands-on kits—no one has ever thought of leveraging a medium as analog as a card game. Littlecodr, a new Kickstarter campaign from tech entrepreneur Nathan Slee and … continue reading

A $9 computer, the shutdown of the Tor Cloud project, and bringing a browser to the Apple Watch—SD Times news digest: May 11, 2015

A new Kickstarter campaign aims to provide the most inexpensive computer out there. While Raspberry Pi sells for around US$35, C.H.I.P. is a tiny computer that is using Kickstarter to raise enough funds to make it cost only $9. The campaign’s goal is $50,000, and it already surpassed that by $650,000 and counting in just … continue reading

Kickstarter project wants users to smell virtual reality

A new virtual reality Kickstarter campaign wants to do more than just bring users a computer-simulated environment; it wants to give them new sensations through those environments. FEELREAL has developed a VR mask and helmet that provides smells and senses such as wind, heat, water, mist and vibrations in virtual reality worlds. “The idea to … continue reading

Django REST framework version 3 released

The framework for building Web APIs for Django has reached version 3.0. The release comes almost six months after the framework’s creator, Tom Christie, took to Kickstarter to fund it. “Since its initial release in 2011, Django REST framework has been developed almost exclusively in personal time,” Christie wrote on the project’s Kickstarter page. “Professional, … continue reading

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