Predicting Stack Overflow Tags with Google’s Cloud AI

Check out a cool project that leverages Stack Overflow Data and Google’s Cloud AI to predict what tags would work best on Stack Overflow questions.

Source: Predicting Stack Overflow Tags with Google’s Cloud AI – Stack Overflow Blog

IntelliCode for AI-assisted now available

Microsoft trained an AI with Github projects that have more than 100 stars on them. The AI is supposed to help coding. And it is available now. AI is not yet there to take a programmers job, but Facebook took similar approaches to speed up development. Be afraid, coding people.

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IntelliCode, Microsoft’s tool for AI-assisted coding, is now generally available. It supports C# and XAML in Visual Studio and Java, JavaScript, TypeScript and Python in Visual Studio Code. By default, it is now also included in Visual Studio 2019, starting with the second preview of version 16.1, which the company also announced that. IntelliCode is […]

Source: Microsoft’s IntelliCode for AI-assisted coding comes out of preview | TechCrunch

Usborne releases its classic 1980s computer programming books

Learn programming with Usborne Publishing‘s 1983 “Introduction to Machine Code for Beginners“. The classic books have been released as PDF under the only restriction to link to their pages: Usborne’s computer and coding books.

The PDFs available include:

The release happened to promote the publishers new board book for small children to get started with computing: Lift-the-Flap Computers and Coding (affiliate link) and Coding for Beginners (affiliate link).

via: Boing Boing:

Jindo Fox writes, “A few years ago, Cory linked to some wonderful pictures in Usborne’s 1983 classic Introduction to Machine Code for Beginners. Usborne has made PDF copies available of…

 

Haskell and the Future of Coding

Haskell is a 25-year-old programming language that isn’t all that popular. But Facebook uses it, and that’s a sign of things to come.

Wow. Not for a single day in the past 18 years did I even remotely think Haskell had a future. Even more with fancy hipster languages like, Ruby (not so much anymore), Scala, Groove, Erlang or even Clojure showing up, in commercial environments. Facebook is proving me wrong.

via: Facebook’s New Spam-Killer Hints at the Future of Coding | WIRED