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Microsoft is planning to bring its internal tool for running hackathons to the public next year, starting by allowing a few select colleges to test drive it at their own events.
It's for Android devices and available currently in four languages: Bengali, Brazilian Portuguese, English and Indonesian
The GitHib desktop can branch copies of a software project and then merge user changes back into the project
Developers no longer need to be signaling experts to add in-app communications features
Also called "Project Islandwood," the development environment is Microsoft's bid to accelerate Windows app development by bringing in popular apps from other platforms.
Facebook engineers rose to the challenge of shrinking profile cover photos to 200 bytes
Modular components can be snapped together using a drag-and-drop interface
Visual Studio 2015 comes with Roslyn, Microsoft's next-generation compiler technology
Orange, Airtel seek to work with developers
Tone Analyzer can help tweak the attitude in that email before you hit 'send'
New suite targets companies with regulatory, compliance or governance requirements
Disk-image encryption is now included in the virtualization software
Ext JS 6 makes way for universal Web apps for desktops, tablets and smartphones
New APIs let developers build apps that can take HDR photos and integrate with Windows 10's face recognition feature
Google Cloud Platform users can now store their code in the same environment in which it is run