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Developer gives up on crowdfunded game
Published in Gaming
Monday, 08 October 2018 11:32

Developer gives up on crowdfunded game


Limit Theory pulled six years after a successful Kickstarter campaign

Space sim Limit Theory has been cancelled, six years after a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter after the main developer ran out of steam.

Apple's Swift is not up to snuff
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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 10:42

Apple's Swift is not up to snuff


After four years developer writes "Dear John" to Swift

Four years after it was released to the enthusiasic applause of the Tame Apple Press, a group of developers have been looking at the progress of Apple's programming language Swift and found that Jobs' Mob created a  chocolate teapot.

Developers fight over the right to be nasty to each other
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Will never agree to be nice and polite

A developer publicly quit a large and popular open source project after he refused to agree to be nice to his fellow developers and was hacked off that an intern programme was only open to LGBTQ, African Americans, Hispanic and Native Americans.

Developers hate Perl
Published in News
Thursday, 02 November 2017 11:47

Developers hate Perl


… but Rust never sleeps

Software Developers really hate Perl followed by Delphi and VBA.

Apple developers and chipmakers are revolting
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Standing against the Steve Jobs's design disaster 


Apple developers are revolting against the terrible design of Steve Jobs and Jony Ive’s “ufo” headquarters.

Apple stuffed up the design of its space-ship
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Great for marketing – a nightmare for developers 

While the Tame Apple Press has been banging on about the wonderful the design of the new Apple $5 billion HQ , there are signs that it is not good for company developers.

Nvidia to train 100,000 developers on deep learning AI
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Courses in healthcare, robotics, self-driving cars, financial services and more

During Nvidia’s annual GPU Technology Conference this week in San Jose, California, company officials mentioned that efforts are currently underway to train over 100,000 developers in machine learning and artificial intelligence through its Deep Learning Institute.

Android O Beta program arrives later this month
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Notification Channels, Background Limits, Pro Audio and more

Android, the world’s most used mobile operating system, is getting an update from Nougat to a new item on the dessert menu labeled “O" for now, with the first public beta arriving for Nexus and Pixel owners later this month.

Google confirms death of Octane
Published in News
Monday, 17 April 2017 11:07

Google confirms death of Octane


No longer useful because developers cheat


Google has killed off its widely-used Octane JavaScript benchmark saying that it's no longer a useful way for browser developers to determine how best to optimise their JavaScript engines.

UK finance industry blighted by poor code
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Developers just not interested

Code penned for the finance industry, particularly in the UK is pants according to a new study.