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Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux - Part 1 - Part 2

Basic Operations with Python<p>As it is to be expected, you can perform arithmetic operations (feel free to use as many parentheses as needed to perform …

Python Programming

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

New Victory RR electric superbike targets Isle of Man TT glory

The acquisition of Brammo from the Polaris Group meant a lot more for Victory than just the addition of a market-ready electric model. Brammo brought …

New Carmageddon for PS4/Xbox One Delayed, Here's Why

Carmageddon: Max Damage has been delayed. Previously expected to launch in June for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the over-the-top car combat game is now coming out on July 8 for both consoles, developer Stainless Games has announced.<p>Explaining the short delay to VideoGamer.com, Stainless said it …

Prototyping Just Went to the Next Level With Framer

Advertise here with BSA<br>The latest version of Framer brings closure (well, that’s my opinion anyway) to the ‘should designers code’ argument. Never …

Tutorials

16 terrific Raspberry Pi project ideas

The tiny computer board known as the Raspberry Pi has been with us for more than four years now, and we've seen several upgrades in that time. The …

Raspberry Pi

Build a Wi-Fi Drone Disabler with Raspberry Pi

Build a Pi-powered drone disabler to understand the security risks of wireless communications<p><i> <br>Please note: The information presented here is for educational purposes. As with all guides covering network and computer security, the techniques should only be performed on devices that you own or have</i> …

Raspberry Pi

10 mostly free resources for learning Android development

Like losing weight, building muscle or learning a new language, learning to create Android apps is an ambition shared by many. Just like those other goals though, it’s also an ambition that many of us will never get around to. Partly this is because there are more pressing concerns on our radar …

Android Development

Want to be a hacker? Here's where to start

There's been a surge of high-profile cyber attacks recently: last year's Ashley Madison debacle, a number of attacks carried out by hacktivist group Anonymous, and the recent ransomware siege of a Hollywood hospital, to name a few. As a result, the demand (and salaries) for cybersecurity …

The $79 Endless Mini aims to reach billions without PCs

There are still billions of people in the world who don’t have a personal computer. The Endless Mini is for them.<p>The new ball-shaped computer from Endless is a $79 machine aimed at bringing the next four billion people into the information age, said Matt Dalio, CEO and chief of product at Endless. …

Raspberry Pi

If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn first

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech Hub/flickr As we move more and more toward a world filled with screens, those possessing coding skills have never been more in demand.<p>…

Programming

Master JavaScript coding with 97% of this 'essentials' bundle

The turning gears behind the internet are driven in part by JavaScript, a vital component of every Web browser. You can learn the language and prepare yourself for a new spectrum of career opportunity with the Essential JavaScript Coding Bundle, on sale now for 97% off from TNW Deals!<p>Over 15 …

PlayStation TV on sale for just $20 at Best Buy

A price cut in advance of Black Friday<p>The PlayStation TV, Sony's PlayStation Vita-playing, PlayStation 4-streaming set-top device, is on sale at Best Buy for a great deal just ahead of Black Friday. The retailer has marked down the box from its usual $79.99 price point to a new low of $19.99, …

This startup wants to make sure you never have spotty WiFi again — and it's raised $40 million

The trick to the Eero dream is using multiple units to blanket your entire home with a smooth WiFi signal that is both fast and reliable.<p>"You would never try to cover your home with one light bulb," Eero CEO Nick Weaver tells Business Insider. "And the farther away you get from your WiFi router, …

Smart Homes

Macaw Code-Savvy Web Design Tool – Just $49

The team behind Macaw is changing the way we design websites with their powerful, one-of-a-kind image editor and code generator. With Macaw on the …

Build a basic combat game with three.js

three.js is a 3D graphics JavaScript library that helps simplify the process of creating scenes with WebGL. Together, three.js and WebGL have been …

Game Development

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Battleborn is the best game of Gamescom 2015

This is what happens when you mix Borderlands action with Dota strategy<p>I can’t contain my excitement. I’m sitting at a train station right now, foregoing nourishment and hydration just to write these words of joy. Think back to your happiest first date and you’ll have a good idea of how I feel …

This version of Ruby lets you code your own card games

Cards Against Humanity has been a huge success, but it also has a lot of critics. If you want to build your own card game and have some knowledge of Ruby, Squib will be right up your street.<p>The Ruby Domain Specific Language (DSL) is available on GitHub and lets you define your game deck’s stats, …

Programming

Google could build a hoverboard, but won't

Buried deep in the bowels of Google's top-secret X lab is the technology that could, theoretically, enable us to all have a <i>Back to the Future</i>-style hoverboard. Unfortunately, according to the lab's director of moonshots, that's where it's going to stay, disappointing all of the bullied nerds of …

Here's Microsoft's $140 PC on a stick

Microsoft has teamed up with Indian gadget maker iBall to launch the Splendo, a dongle-sized PC that runs Windows 8.1.<p>The pocket-sized Splendo can connect to TVs and monitors via HDMI. It’s powered by an Intel Atom quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and includes 32GB of onboard storage.<p>It also …

Micro USB

94% off the Learn to Code 2015 Course Bundle

Ready to begin coding your own apps from scratch? Whether you want to experiment with an idea or give your career a boost, our latest training bundle is perfect for getting started with programming.<p>Learn to prototype and build dynamic, responsive websites for desktops and mobile devices using core …

Programming

The hacking of OPM: Is it our cyber 9/11?

The recent hacking of the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) by hackers apparently tied to the Chinese government may well be our country's cyber 9/11. Just as the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 both exposed vulnerabilities in our national security …

Cybersecurity

Even with a VPN, open Wi-Fi exposes users | Ars Technica

Those moments between Wi-Fi connect and VPN launch can give away a lot.<p>Larry Seltzer is the former editorial director of BYTE, Dark Reading, and …

6 Top Programming Languages For Mobile Development

The language you choose for mobile development can be the difference between great success and tremendous frustration. There are options -- but only …

15 qualities to look for when hiring a front-end developer

Front-end developers have to bring a range of talent to the table, from a knack for technical detail to a broad understanding of user experience and …

Menlo Security Emerges From Stealth With $25M And Plan To Defeat Malware

Menlo Security, a company with a unique plan to battle malware, emerged from stealth today and also announced $25M in Series B funding.<p>The idea is an intriguing one. Many security problems emanate from malware, which can give hackers a path into a system where they can find their way deeper in and …

Why Google and Apple made their own programming languages

Almost exactly one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.<p>The vision behind Swift is right in the name. Apple promises Swift is faster to write, and results in faster …

Objective-C

ARM and Samsung sign deal for next-gen Mali graphics

ARM and Samsung have just signed a long-term graphics technology agreement, meaning that Samsung has licensed ARM’s latest and greatest graphics technology to power future devices, with the promise of even more impressive and immersive visual experiences. The license covers ARM’s latest Mali …

Cellular Networks

America's hackers have to make a critical choice

There's a debate going on about whether the U.S. government—specifically, the NSA and United States Cyber Command—should stockpile Internet vulnerabilities or disclose and fix them. It's a complicated problem, and one that starkly illustrates the difficulty of separating attack and defense in …

Information Security