Category: Code

7 of the Best Code Playgrounds

Messing around with experimental code is easy thanks to several free online development playgrounds. Craig Buckler looks at seven of the best… Continue reading %7 of the Best Code Playgrounds% ...

Cinder – A Powerful, Intuitive Toolbox

Advertise here via BSA Cinder is a C++ library for programming with aesthetic intent – the sort of development often called creative coding. This includes domains like graphics, audio, video, and computational geometry. Cinder is cross-platform, with official support for OS X, Windows, iOS, and WinRT. Cinder is ...

Considerations for styling the `pre` tag

I wrote about a bunch of design things you should think about if you use the <pre> tag in your content. Things like: Do you use the <code> tag inside? Choosing a font stack To wrap or not to wrap? How you can (easily) make code blocks auto-expanding Dangers if it is headed to email Syntax highlighting Lang...

Find JavaScript Code Snippets by Functionality with Cocycles

Cocycles is a new code search service that enables code to be found by functionality. In this article, Cocycles team member Jonathan explains the idea behind this approach to code searching. We’re all familiar with it: that moment when you’re forced to abandon your code editor, interrupt your workflow and ...

Explore, Play and Learn with Google Santa Tracker

Advertise here via BSA On Christmas Eve Google is proudly showcasing a Santa’s dashboard, the technology that powers his sleigh during his around-the-world journey. They have received this special preview from one of Santa’s many developer elves, who are hard at work in the North Pole helping Santa prepare for his...

Write Swift Code & Execute it in Server Environment

Advertise here via BSA Swift is a powerful and intuitive programming language. It’s increasingly popular because writing Swift code is interactive and fun, the syntax is concise yet expressive, and apps run lightning-fast. Swift.org is the open source community where developers may collaborate on the Swift progr...

Gogs – An Open Source Self-Hosted Git Service

Advertise here via BSA Gogs (Go Git Service) is a painless self-hosted Git service. The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest, and most painless way of setting up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done with an independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including...

ESLint – The Pluggable Linting Utility for JavaScript and JSX

Advertise here via BSA ESLint is an open source JavaScript linting utility originally created by Nicholas C. Zakas in June 2013. Code linting is a type of static analysis that is frequently used to find problematic patterns or code that doesn’t adhere to certain style guidelines. There are code linters for most ...

Javvy – 150+ Bite-sized, Interactive Java Tutorials

Learn how to code in Java: Whenever, wherever. With Javvy and its 150+ bite-sized, interactive tutorials, getting started with programming has never been so easy and so much fun. Javvy is the easiest and most entertaining way to make your first steps in programming. Javvy picks you up at the very beginning and allows y...