Topic: programming languages

JS++ programming language looks to solve out-of-bounds errors

The web programming language JS++ is looking to tackle a common problem impacting a majority of major programming languages: out-of-bounds errors. Programming language and compiler company Onux announced the release of JS++ 0.9 this week. RELATED CONTENT: The case for JS++ Out-of-bounds errors occur when the container element you are trying to access doesn’t exist. … continue reading

TIOBE names Python the programming language of 2018

The Python programming language is continuing to increase so much in popularity that the TIOBE Index has declared it is the programming language of 2018. The index reported in August that Python was steadily closing in on C++ and headed towards the top three programming languages. As of the TIOBE Index’s January 2019 report, Python … continue reading

The R programming language comes to Google Cloud Platform

In an effort to bring greater support for the R programming language on Google Cloud Platform, Google has announced the beta release of Spark jobs on Cloud Dataproc. The R language is most commonly used for data analysis tools and statistical apps. According to Google, the rise of cloud computing has opened up new opportunities … continue reading

JFrog launches Go programming language community repository

JFrog has announced a new public repository for the open-source community of Go developers. JFrog GoCenter is meant for software modules developed in the Go programming language, and is expected to officially launch to the broad community early next year. “JFrog was founded on open source technology and on making developers’ lives easier,” said Yoav … continue reading

Java 12 to drop raw string literals

The JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEP) team is proposing they drop raw string literals from version 12 of the Java programming language. According to the JEP, “a raw string literal can span multiple lines of source code and does not interpret escape sequences, such as \n, or Unicode escapes, of the form \uXXXX.” The goal for … continue reading

Rust team releases Rust 2018, plans for Rust 2019

The Rust programming language team has announced the first major edition of Rust since 1.0 was released in 2015. Rust is a Mozilla-backed systems programming language focused on safety and concurrency. The 2018 version of the language is a culmination of the past three years, according to the team. It includes improvements to tooling, documentation, … continue reading

Analyst View: Making Java a modern language

Programming languages go through cycles of adoption. A nice visual timeline of popularity as measured by TIOBE shows Java dominant since the index began in 2002, with C showing close tracking and resilience throughout, and with C++, Python, and VB.NET falling into the next cluster that formed through 2018 at half the percentage rating. Other … continue reading

Microsoft’s Visual Basic .NET makes TIOBE top 5 programming languages

TIOBE Index has released its list of top programming languages for December 2018 with a surprising finding that Microsoft’s Visual Basic .NET is moving up the ranks. The language now stands at number 5 compared to being at number 7 last year. Visual Basic is a multi-paradigm, object-oriented programming language. According to TIOBE, the reason … continue reading

Go programming language team heads to Go 2

The first version of the programming language Go was released more than six years ago on March 28, 2012. While the team has made many updates to the language since then, they have yet to declare a version 2.0. As the team begins to figure out what the future of Go looks like, it has … continue reading

Microsoft contributes to the Go programming community with new projects

Microsoft is giving back to the Go programming community with the announcement of Project Athens and GopherSource. According to the company, this is an important milestone in Microsoft’s efforts to support Go in Visual Studio Code, Visual Studio Team Services and Azure cloud platform. Project Athens is an open-source project designed to create proxy servers … continue reading

Report finds Java and JavaScript remain the top languages for enterprise development

In today’s polyglot programming world, enterprises are no longer restricted to one specific programming language. However, a new report does find that businesses seem to be sticking with Java and JavaScript for their enterprise application development needs. The report comes from the open-source project for cloud computing, the Cloud Foundry Foundation. “As companies transition from … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Robin Systems’ hyper-converged Kubernetes platform, Elm 0.19, and Skuid’s no-code Spark release

Robin Systems unveiled its hyper-converged Kubernetes platform for Big Data, databases and AI applications along with its announcement of a $17 million series B round of funding. The round of funding will help the company expand its platform to simplify app development and lifecycle management in DevOps and IT areas. The new platform, ROBIN, is … continue reading

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