The open source Visual Studio Code has become the No. 1 option for many developers, with a vast extension library that effectively turns the lightweight, cross-platform editor into a full-fledged integrated development environment (IDE). Amid an increasing demand for enterprise mobile apps, here's a roundup of some of the best VS Code extensions to meet that demand, based on installations and ratings.
Sometimes it's okay to poke the bear, with the metaphorical bear in this case being the Internet of Things (IoT). Industry analyst Bola Rotibi shares her take based on recent findings.
We interviewed data scientists and scoured the Web to round up the most popular options for building a data science toolkit in 2018, starting with a look at programming languages.
A longtime Windows developer and Microsoft partner looks for groundbreaking, compelling features in the new OS and finds capitulation, not innovation.
It's a new world for companies looking to find good software developers, and recruiters are turning to Big Data analytics and other tools to identify and land the best talent.
A flurry of new announcements from Cloudera, Red Hat, SGI and others highlights growing trend in real-time analytics of massive amounts of data.
A recent roundtable discussion hosted by the CSA discussed how both customers and providers are calling for more insight on federal data collecting programs like PRISM.
The ongoing Big Data skills shortage is providing great opportunities for developers with Hadoop and related experience.
In November 2001, IBM open sourced an internal project focused on creating a common component framework for developers -- and open source Eclipse was born.
Highsmith took some time earlier this month to talk about the legacy of the development movement he helped get on the map.
David Ramel follows up his "Highest Paid Programmers" article with a look inside the world of high-frequency trading (HTF), where coders earn top dollars and even nanoseconds count.
A lot of companies profess to following Agile software development practices, but most of them are still clinging to some of the old waterfall ways of doing things, said Forrester Research Principal Analyst Dave West in a recent Webcast.
How much can a programmer get paid? Our reporter went on a quest to document the high-end salary range for programmers, including the highest verifiable salary. Here's what he found out.
4G is "a myth," cloud computing is "bullsh*t," game development is "thirsty work" and 48 other tech wisdoms courtesy of Google's auto-fill.
Video walkthroughs show you how to find a dozen treats hidden in free (or free trial) software.
Sometimes programers get fired. And some of those individuals try to exact their revenge.
From the expected (spilling company secrets) to the ridiculous (taking left over pizza), here's how some developers saw their jobs – and sometimes careers – come to the end.
In the first part of this tutorial series, Wallace McClure walks you through what MonoDroid is and how .NET developers can use it to create Android apps.
In the second part of this tutorial series, Wallace McClure walks you through the basics of creating a MonoDroid app.
Expert Lisa Crispin offers her top tips for successful agile development and testing.