C++17 formally approved

C++17 was patiently awaiting the final stages of formal ISO approval and publication. The committee first announced the C++17 standard was complete in April 2017, and now, the last major ballot was completed, according to Herb Sutter, an experienced software development leader, on his blog. The C++17 DIS ballot came back with 100% approval, which means … continue reading

The PDF file format: A work in progress

With almost every sector of the economy facing a digital transformation, businesses must find new ways to get their information and data online. No longer does it make sense to have documents stored on paper. To keep up with the ever-changing times, more and more businesses are turning to the Portable Document Format (PDF). “Due … continue reading

PDF 2.0: Clarifying the standard

We are living in a digital age, and businesses no longer want to store their information and data on hard copies. Businesses from across a broad range of industries are turning to the Portable Document Format (PDF) to bring their printed documents online. “PDFs are really becoming the de facto electronic document standard,” said Gerald … continue reading

Microsoft becomes first cloud provider to adopt international privacy standard

Microsoft has announced it has adopted ISO/IEC 27018, becoming the first major cloud provider to adopt the international privacy standard. According to a blog post from Brad Smith, Microsoft’s general counsel and executive vice president of legal and corporate affairs, the British Standards Institute has independently verified that Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Dynamics CRM … continue reading

Swift language popularity soars, Famo.us partners with jQuery, Musk makes AI donation—SD Times news digest: Jan. 16, 2015

In its latest programming language rankings, RedMonk announced Apple’s Swift language has risen 46 spots from No. 68 to No. 22 in the rankings from Q3 to Q4. “The growth that Swift experienced is essentially unprecedented in the history of these rankings,” the rankings report stated. “When we see dramatic growth from a language, it … continue reading

SD Times news digest: October 13, 2014—C++ creator proposes unified call syntax, Salesforce Wave and emotion-reading keystroke software

C++ creator proposes unified call syntax Programmer Bjarne Stroustrup, the designer and original implementer of the C++ programming language, has published an ISO proposal to add a unified call syntax to C++. The initial proposal explores the possibility of giving member functions preference over non-member functions by defining thex.f(y) and f(x,y) notations to be equivalent, thus eliminating … continue reading

OASIS announces ISO and IEC approval of AMQP 1.0 as international standard

Open, interoperable Advanced Message Queuing Protocol for business messaging approved for standard release … continue reading

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