Tag: programming

The best new CSS features for 2022
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The best new CSS features for 2022

Originally posted on infoworld. From little-known scroll-snap properties to astonishing new color palettes, here are seven Cascading Style Sheets updates you won’t want to miss. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) first dropped in 1996, and it remains an essential, evolving part of the web development stack. Like other living languages, CSS is constantly introducing new features in...

JDK 19: The new features in Java 19
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JDK 19: The new features in Java 19

Originally posted on infoworld. Virtual threads, pattern matching for switch expressions, a vector API, and a Linux/RISC-V port are slated for Java 19, a non-LTS release of standard Java due in September. Java Development Kit 19, due this September, has just had a seventh feature proposed for it: structured concurrency, to simplify multithreaded programming. Structured concurrency joins...

Exploring Scopes and Closures in Python
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Exploring Scopes and Closures in Python

Originally posted on realpython. Have you been wondering how scopes and closures work in Python? Maybe you’ve just heard about object.__closure__, and you’d like to figure out what exactly it does. In this Code Conversation video course, you’ll use the debugger Thonny to walk through some sample code and get a better understanding of scopes and closures in...

Go: The language of cloud-native development
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Go: The language of cloud-native development

Originally posted on sdtimes. The Go programming language is continuing on a path of accelerated adoption and is beloved by the developers that use it. This is evidenced by several recent developer surveys, as well as sentiments expressed by developers who use the language. In JetBrains’ 2021 State of Developer Ecosystem report, Go was among the top...

8 great new JavaScript language features in ES12
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8 great new JavaScript language features in ES12

Originally posted on infoworld. ECMAScript 2021 highlights include replaceAll(), promise.any(), AggregateError, and new logical assignment operators, for starters. Let’s dive in. The JavaScript language specification, also known as ECMAScript or ES, is a living document, modified every year in response to evolving needs. While JavaScript started as a scripting language, the ECMAScript specification overview notes that...

Programmatic SEO with Next.js
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Programmatic SEO with Next.js

Originally posted on dev. This article will cover one of the hottest terms today in the marketing world – Programmatic SEO, and show real-life examples using Next.js. What is Programmatic SEO? In short, we are leveraging code to generate organic landing pages at scale, specifically for SEO. Remember how when you search Google for the best romantic...

8 Sweet Treats in Modern C#
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8 Sweet Treats in Modern C#

Originally posted on dev. 8 Sweet Treats in Modern C# C# through the Ages Many, many eons ago ✨, C# ’twas but an archaic, OOP focused language. Alas, ’tis no more! Many updates and feature requests later C# has evolved, shedding the object focused shackles of its past, becoming a modern, functional, programming language. Here are 8 🔥 sizzling 🔥 features to...

A Complete Guide to Python Dictionaries for Beginners
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A Complete Guide to Python Dictionaries for Beginners

Originally posted on dev. Table of Contents Introduction Definition Creating Python dictionary Accessing dictionary items Changing and Adding Values Removing Items Looping through a Dictionary Dictionary Methods To Sum It Up Introduction Python Dictionary is a composite data type. It is an ordered collection of data values that is used to store them. Each Dictionary...

How to Write SQL in Native Python
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How to Write SQL in Native Python

Originally posted on kdnuggets. If the idea of being able to link with SQL databases and define, manipulate, and query using Python sounds appealing, check out the SQLModel library. Do you write a lot of SQL? Do you end up calling a lot of this SQL from within Python? Does the idea of being able...

How to write performant React code: rules, patterns, do’s and don’ts
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How to write performant React code: rules, patterns, do’s and don’ts

Performance and React! Such a fun topic with so many controversial opinions and so many best practices flipping to be the opposite in just 6 months. Is it even possible to say anything definitive here or to make any generalized recommendations? Usually, performance experts are the proponents of “premature optimisation is the root of all...

Meta’s Bean Machine: The Hot Topic In Probabilistic Programming
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Meta’s Bean Machine: The Hot Topic In Probabilistic Programming

Originally posted on analyticsindiamag. Through probabilistic modelling, engineers and data scientists can account for random events in future predictions while measuring different uncertainties. One of the biggest challenges of this decade is solving uncertainty, ethical and explainable problems in the thousands of machine learning models we interact with daily. Meta, formerly Facebook, announced the release...

React Hooks from scratch
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React Hooks from scratch

Originally posted on dev. What are Hooks React hooks are like Anchor ( same as what ships drop in the ocean to attach the ship and ocean floor) between React state (ocean floor) and life-cycle features ( ship ) of functional components. Only work with function based components, not with class based components. Both arrow...

11 Useful Python One-Liners You Must Know
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11 Useful Python One-Liners You Must Know

Originally posted on makeuseof. Python One-Liners can help you perform complex tasks with just one line of Python code. Here are some of the most useful ones to know! Python is known for its short and clear syntax. Due to the simplicity of Python, it’s sometimes referred to as “executable pseudocode”. You can make Python...

Programming in Ruby: A critical look at the pros and cons
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Programming in Ruby: A critical look at the pros and cons

Originally posted on searchapparchitecture.techtarget. While Ruby showcases an impressive spread of beneficial features, there are still specific shortcomings that may explain why its adoption numbers have been conspicuously erratic. Since its release in 1995, programmers have used Ruby for both web development and higher-level server management projects. Whether a novice or veteran, Ruby and the...

Python 3.10 is finally adding some much-needed features
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Python 3.10 is finally adding some much-needed features

Originally posted on techradar. The next stable version of popular open source programming language, Python 3.10, has been released, bringing with it a host of new syntax and typing features that’ll appeal to long-time developers. Python 3.10 follows the languages’ 30th anniversary earlier this year in February 2021, and though it doesn’t have a long list of new features,...

7 Algorithms Every Programmer Should Know
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7 Algorithms Every Programmer Should Know

Originally posted on makeuseof. These algorithms are essential to every programmer’s workflow. As a student of programming, you’ve likely learned plenty of different algorithms throughout the course of your career. Becoming proficient in different algorithms is absolutely essential for any programmer. With so many algorithms, it can be challenging to keep track of what’s essential....