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flow-based programming

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CodeSpells: Write code, invent magic spells

A game currently seeking funding on Kickstarter aims to make coding fun and exciting by using it to cast environment-changing spells in an open sandbox world.

By September 2, 2014

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To attract developers, Microsoft opens up Web-app technology

It may sound perverse, but releasing WinJS as open-source software that works on rival browsers could help Microsoft get more apps on Windows.

By April 3, 2014

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Dong Nguyen on the return of Flappy Bird: 'I'm considering it'

In a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone, the creator of the breakout mobile hit details why he pulled the title and what's next for his genius brand of addictive game design.

By March 11, 2014

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Power steering shifts to electric

Power steering has undergone a fundamental change in the last 10 years, leading to better reliability, and some criticism.

By February 11, 2014

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Google Dart target: Chrome soon! Other browsers...someday

Google begins building its Dart programming language directly into Chrome, hoping a multilingual future will speed up Web apps. But what if Dart apps only work in Chrome?

By December 17, 2013

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How Intel TV failed -- pay attention, Google and Apple

analysis Intel aspired to revolutionize cable and satellite with Web TV. Just because it failed doesn't mean Apple, Google, and the rest will too -- but they're no closer to a happy ending.

By December 5, 2013

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NoFlo's crowd-funding effort helps coders go with the flow

A Kickstarter project raises $100,000 for a project to build a user interface for the flowchart-like NoFlo programming tool, designed for more intuitive software development.

By September 10, 2013

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Google parts ways with Apple over WebKit, launches Blink

Both Chrome and Safari will move faster when uncoupled from each other, Google argues. But it's not just about technology: Social issues also factored into the schism.

By April 3, 2013

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The strange resurrection of Net neutrality

At the annual meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus, the only issue that appeared likely to appear soon on lawmakers' agenda was an old one -- Net neutrality.

By January 24, 2013

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Raspberry Pi app store launches with games, tutorials, more

The dirt-cheap system-on-a-stick gets a moderated hub for content of all kinds, sans Angry Birds, for once.

By December 17, 2012