Tag: programming language

My first programming language and early adventures
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My first programming language and early adventures

Originally posted on opensource. A student in 1988 in Poland is invited to a computer lab. A few days ago, contributors to Opensource.com were asked to share our personal stories about how we got into programming. Many entertaining and fascinating responses were submitted. It would be interesting to quantify these data in time. Intriguing patterns emerged....

Rust rises in popularity for cloud-native apps and environments
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Rust rises in popularity for cloud-native apps and environments

Originally posted on searchcloudcomputing.techtarget. Rust is making a name for itself in cloud. See why developers are putting in the effort to adopt the programming language for cloud-native development. Over the last several years, a relatively new programming language called Rust has surged in popularity among both cloud vendors and developers. Originally sponsored by Mozilla,...

Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust
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Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust

Originally posted on arstechnica. Google’s promotion of Rust over C and C++ should lead to fewer memory security bugs Just last month, we saw the first baby steps toward the adoption of the memory-managed Rust programming language into the Linux kernel. Google has apparently been thinking along the same lines, and in a lengthy blog post Tuesday, the company...

Why developers love Go
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Why developers love Go

Originally posted on sdtimes. The open source Go programming language, also known as Golang, has worked to simplify developer lives since it first appeared in 2009. While it may have been Google’s backing that gained developers’ attention, its efficiency, simplicity and tooling are the reason developers keep coming back, according to Nathan Youngman, author of Get...

Why Rust Has a Bright Future in the Cloud
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Why Rust Has a Bright Future in the Cloud

Originally posted on qovery. Rust is a programming language? Have you heard the question from your developer friends?  Well, Rust has broken into TIOBE Top 20 Most Popular Programming Languages. Briefly stated Rust is a direct competitor to C and C++ and at a lesser level competes with Java and C#.  There has been rapid adoption...

Why Cobol is taking off
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Why Cobol is taking off

Originally posted on analyticsindiamag. Recently, in the news, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy asked for professionals who know COBOL programming language. “On our list of volunteers, not only do we need healthcare workers, we need engineers with COBOL skills,” said Phil Murphy, governor of New Jersey, in a media statement. What happened is that the state unemployment...

How To Make Python Faster
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How To Make Python Faster

Follow These Quick Wins To Make Python Run Faster Python is too slow, often people complain. But wait, there are many ways to improve its performance This article aims to highlight the key tips in a succinct manner. It is useful for anyone who wants to improve the performance of your python code. I reduced the...

How to Write A Programming Language
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How to Write A Programming Language

Under the Hood Have you ever found yourself writing code and wondering exactly what is going on under the hood? How does programming really work? In an attempt to peel back at least one of the curtains, Jessica Betts and I created our own Esoteric Programming Language based on Lord of the Rings lore called My_Precious. There are many...

5 programming languages developers love most, and 3 they hate
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5 programming languages developers love most, and 3 they hate

Spoilers: One coding language ended up on both the most loved and most hated lists, according to a Hired report. Employer demand for certain programming languages may be strong, but that doesn’t mean developers always love coding in those languages, according to Hired’s 2019 State of Software Engineers report, released Thursday. What’s Hot at TechRepublic Inside the Raspberry...

Julia Programming Language is Fastest Growing Than Others, Stat Charts Rapid Rise in 2018-19
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Julia Programming Language is Fastest Growing Than Others, Stat Charts Rapid Rise in 2018-19

Julia Programming Language is Fastest Growing Than Others, Stat Charts Rapid Rise in 2018-19 By Kimberly Cook | 28-Jan-2019 | 37470 Views Up-and-coming language Julia programming language is gaining momentum with programmers, according to its creators. Julia, created in 2009 by MIT researchers, made its public debut in 2012 and over the past year has quickly climbed the ranks...

Going beyond just a programming language
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Going beyond just a programming language

In computer science, it seems that everybody is focusing on the programming language that the teacher or department chooses – be it Java, C#, Ruby or Python. Deciding upon a programming language to teach is only one step, however. The next question is – how do we gain confidence within ourselves to learn this language, in...

Getting to know some pragmatic programming language features
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Getting to know some pragmatic programming language features

As you know, in the Pragmatic Programmer, section Your Knowledge Portfolio, it is said that Learn at least one new language every year. Different languages solve the same problems in different ways. By learning several different approaches, you can help broaden your thinking and avoid getting stuck in a rut. Additionally, learning many languages is far easier...

83 tips for getting up to speed with 14 major programming languages
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83 tips for getting up to speed with 14 major programming languages

The major programming languages all share several traits, including substantial ecosystems that make them quite versatile, large user communities that make hiring easier, and proven track records in real-world use. They also have fundamental, intrinsic qualities that imbue them with unique strengths (and weaknesses). Here are my insights on 14 popular languages (as ranked by Redmonk). A note about language choice Different...