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Govt calls forth Kiwi developers & data scientists for Open Data fellowships

Govt calls forth Kiwi developers & data scientists for Open Data fellowships The government is calling forth tech-savvy New Zealanders and encouraging them to apply for Open Data fellowships with Land Information New Zealand and the Wellington City Council.Upson believes that the fellowships will forge partnerships between central government, local government and private developers.

Visual Studio "15" Preview 4 released, download it today

Visual Studio "15" Preview 4 released, download it today Today, Microsoft released another update, Preview 4, bringing the new release that much closer to production.The smallest install is less than 500 MB on disk (compared to 6GB in the previous release of Visual Studio).

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online

Visual Studio Code brings iOS web debugging on Windows or Mac online Fortunately, Microsoft is attempting to dissuade doubtful developers through a multi-pronged strategy that includes tempting app developers from platforms beyond Windows.To further encourage developers from iOS environments, Microsoft is announcing iOS Web Debugging for VS Code available on Windows and Mac.

Run Android apps on your Windows PC

Run Android apps on your Windows PC Well, fortunately, with a little leg work, you can run Android apps on a regular old Windows PC.It’s similar to the platform Google is using for running Android apps on Chrome, but without the Play Store.

Satya Nadella reveals Microsoft's 'mpletely new world'

Satya Nadella reveals Microsoft's 'mpletely new world' ” The CEO explains that Microsoft’s world view is shaped by the fact that every business going forward is going to be more and more of a digital business.They’re increasingly going to have digital content,” says Nadella.

Steep: How Will It Measure Up To SSX?

Steep: How Will It Measure Up To SSX? If you’re a fan of a good snowboarding game, then no doubt you will be intrigued by Ubisoft’s new release Steep which is out next month.This is the first snow sports game to be released by the developers, so you’ll want to know what to expect.

Google may soon delete millions of apps from the Play Store

Google may soon delete millions of apps from the Play Store The Google Play Store could shortly be a whole lot smaller.According to Google’s User Data Policy, developers have to submit a valid privacy policy, especially when that app handles sensitive information.

Greenlighted no more: Valve introduces Steam Direct, Greenlight’s replacement

Greenlighted no more: Valve introduces Steam Direct, Greenlight’s replacement After four-plus years, Steam Greenlight will be no more this spring.According to Valve, over 100 Greenlight titles have grossed more than $1 million to date.

Apple announces date and return to prior venue for WWDC 2017

Apple announces date and return to prior venue for WWDC 2017 The event is set to take place from June 5 to June 9, and will welcome developers working on projects related to the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac platforms.This year’s edition of WWDC will be held at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.

Gyfcat makes it easier for developers to make GIFs a part of their apps

Gyfcat makes it easier for developers to make GIFs a part of their apps Thanks to services like Gyfcat, sharing them is about to become a whole lot easier.“As GIFs continue to catch on as a visual language, there is tremendous value to developers in a ready-made keyboard SDK that they can easily integrate into their apps.

Expiring developer certificates caused several Mac apps to crash

Expiring developer certificates caused several Mac apps to crash Changes to Mac app certificates over the weekend caused several apps to fail to launch or crash but developers have begun issuing the necessary updates.Of the affected apps, the developers said that the crashing was caused by the code-signing certificates expiring.

Close to the Metal ep 31: Greenlight is dead, long live Greenlight

Close to the Metal ep 31: Greenlight is dead, long live Greenlight After a mixed bag of success stories and frustrating concepts that never came to life, Steam Greenlight is closing its doors.Now, Valve is looking for ways to skip the middle step and push indie titles right to the masses with Steam Direct.

Valve eases SteamVR tracking certification process for hardware creators

Valve eases SteamVR tracking certification process for hardware creators The company previously required hardware manufacturers to complete an in-person training course held infrequently in Seattle, and many developers faced difficulty in budgeting the program’s required $3,000 entry fee.More: Valve offering lisences to SteamVR peripheral creators, but there’s a catch Shortly after launching its Lighthouse tracking tech, Valve revealed that hardware developers would be able to integrate the tech in their own peripherals after completing a required training course.

As promised, content developers now have access to the SteamVR for Linux beta

As promised, content developers now have access to the SteamVR for Linux beta Limited hardware support is provided, the release notes indicate, and developers will need pre-release drivers to run the beta.More: Nolo is a phone-based SteamVR Project that Kickstarter backers love That said, to use SteamVR for Linux, developers will need the latest Vulkan drivers.

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

Amazon's Alexa has mad skills. 10,000 of them, to be exact.

Amazon's Alexa has mad skills. 10,000 of them, to be exact. The lucky 10,000th skill: Beat the Intro, a game that tests your ability to recognize songs.It joins a growing list of talents, including the ability to check your bank account, turn on your smart home lights and set you up with some sweet jams while you cook.

HTC talks release dates, pricing for Vive peripherals, offers headset payment plan

HTC talks release dates, pricing for Vive peripherals, offers headset payment plan “Building an object that can be tracked alongside the Vive can be complex,” said Valve programmer Joe Ludwig.“But the Vive Tracker makes tracking objects in VR so simple that anyone can do it.