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Building NHunspell with PowerShell Build Tools

The PowerShell Build Tools are a toolbox for build, test and deployment automation. The Build Tools combine XML configuration and PowerShell scripting in a new way to get the best of both worlds. NHunspell is a wrapper for the Open Office Spell Checker Hunspell. Although NHunspell is a small project

The Netflix cloud team loves OSS — and would love to stop building it

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Netflix is becoming famous for its open source cloud-computing tools, and two of its senior members explained why on this week's Structure Show podcast. However, they note, while they love the…

Build a Tiny Computer Hacking Tool with a Raspberry Pi

Kali is a great tool for testing the security of your network and the operating system works on just about everything that can run Linux. That includes the Raspberry Pi. What's even better is a new distribution that brings along support for a touchscreen. Read more...

Build (and Learn to Use) the Perfect Bike Patch Kit with This Guide

If you're a cyclist, you need a patch kit. It doesn't matter if you're a commuter or a weekend warrior, if you're traveling away from home, you need the tools and skills to fix a flat. The Sweethome breaks down the best gear for your kit and shows you how to use it. Read more...

This Developer Pointed Out A Major Flaw In The Apple Watch (AAPL)

Apple on Tuesday released WatchKit, the company's software building tool for Apple Watch, and developers have already discovered a flaw in the operating system's design. " The watch and the phone are constantly talking," said an iOS developer. Show More Summary

Apple Watch's new font isn't the first Apple font named San Francisco

Today Apple released WatchKit, the tools for developers to start building apps for the Apple Watch. Buried inside the kit is a brand new font called "San Francisco" specifically designed for use with the Apple Watch. Given the challenges of reading...

Apple releases iOS 8.2 beta to developers alongside WatchKit tools

Alongside a release of Xcode 6.2 with WatchKit tools for the upcoming Apple Watch, Apple today posted its iOS 8.2 beta for developers. The release, build 12D436, follows the release of iOS 8.1.1 to all users yesterday with fixes and performance improvements for iPad 2 and iPhone 4S users. The iOS 8.2 beta allows developers […]

Meet Apple’s new font, designed for its smartwatch

Today, Apple announced its developer tools for its forthcoming Watch which included a number of resources and tools for developers to get started building apps. Quietly included in the human interface guidelines is a new font dubbed “San Francisco” that’s designed for use on the Apple Watch. Show More Summary

Apple launches WatchKit SDK so developers can start building apps for Apple Watch

Apple’s long-awaited developer kit for its smartwatch is finally here. Today’s release includes a WatchKit extension for the iPhone, and user interface resources and tools for the Apple Watch itself. The WatchKit is included in the Xcode 6.2 with iOS 8.2 software development kit in beta that developers can now download. Since the watch isn’t […]

Shit Sniffed

“When you’re working in a really tiny space, building a communication tool and trying to express an idea for people who are going to look at it for fractions of a second, you’ve got to be really ruthless with how clear you are. My greatest contribution is probably the little flies flying around the poop […]

Software For Smaller Doctors’ Offices Getting More Venture Attention

U.S.-based startups building tools to help doctors run their practices have raised more venture funding in the first three quarters of 2014 than they have in any full-year period since 1997.

A tool for building brand identity – with integrity

James Payne introduces the Wayfinder: a tool to help brands find their purpose.

Behold the beauty of the Macintosh Programmer's Workshop "About" animation

Macintosh Programmer's Workshop, or MPW to most people who remember it, was a software development tool for the classic Mac OS. It was invaluable for developers looking to build applications for System 1-7.6 and Mac OS 8 and 9, but it had charms...

Facebook Launches “Say Thanks,” A Personalized Video Creation Tool For Thanking Your Friends

Clearly, Facebook wants more users building and sharing videos on its service. Today, the company announced “Say Thanks,” a new tool that lets you quickly put together personalized video cards using a combination of pre-built themes and your own posts and photos. The end result is an easily shareable – if a bit cheesy – customized video you can post on both you and… Read More

Microsoft Takes .NET Open Source And Cross-Platform

For more than 12 years now, the.NET framework has been the programming model for developers who want to build apps for Windows. But in its efforts to take many of its developer tools cross-platform, Microsoft today announced that itShow More Summary

Opening Opportunities for Veterans, Renewable Industry Looks to Train a Clean Tech "Force"

More than just a few good men -- and women -- are looking to shift careers into renewable energy. This Veterans Day, let's salute those who served in uniform by adding to their skills with additional tools to build a successful post-service...Show More Summary

Tor Is Vulnerable to Malware and Government Surveillance

The Tor network is often hailed as a fantastic tool for protecting the privacy of Internet users. Many are working to build simple anonymity products for the mass market based on Tor. However, the network is not as bulletproof as itShow More Summary

Xamarin now lets students build native Android and iOS apps for free

Xamarin today announced two new education initiatives for students and one for educators. In all three, the goal is to get more people building apps with the company’s tools. The biggest component is a new student program that lets students build native Android and iOS apps with Xamarin Studio for free. The offering is open […]

DIY: Slider (With Bearings) For Under $100

Time and again we show our love for sliders as creative tools. They provide some sweet production value at little cost and effort. Now most DIY sliders that we feature here are either friction based (with the build trying to minimise friction) or aligned-skating-wheels based. It is kinda rare to see a build with the [...]Show More Summary

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