Topic: programming languages

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Ballerina

The open-source programming language Ballerina hit 1.0 generally availability this week. Ballerina is designed for the cloud-era world, enabling developers to easily build for cloud native.  According to the team, Ballerina turns cloud native middleware into a programming language, opening up new opportunities for traditional centralized enterprise service buses.  RELATED CONTENT: Six steps for making … continue reading

Google Developer Days: Dart 2.5 comes packed with new developer features

Google Developer Days kicked off in China this week with new features and updates for the developer community. The stable release of Dark 2.5 SDK was announced with technical previews of major developer features.  The technical previews included ML Compete, a machine learning-powered code completion capability, and a foreign function interface for calling C code … continue reading

From COBOL to Go: Why we must support legacy security training and beyond

It seems almost comical that in 2019, we should be talking about working with a computer language that was invented in 1959. There aren’t too many seminars or conventions these days devoted to the art of rethreading classic Singer sewing machines, or swapping out the oil pan on a Chevrolet Parkwood or a Triumph Herald. … continue reading

Python 2 to sunset by 2020

The Python Software Foundation formally announced it will sunset Python 2 on January 1st, 2020. According to the foundation, it would have liked to see Python 2 sunset back in 2015, however, since many did not upgrade to the new language, the sunset was extended until 2020. RELATED CONTENT: A pledge to Python 3  “We … continue reading

A pledge to Python 3

A number of Python projects are promising to transition to Python 3 by the end of the year. Currently, a majority of Python packages and projects support Python 3.x and Python 2.7. The Python programming language development team has announced support for Python 2.7 will end by the end of the year. Projects have had … continue reading

Microsoft turns to Rust for safer code

Microsoft is starting to explore new programming languages to protect against security vulnerabilities. The company revealed it is turning to the systems programming language Rust to help developers build more reliable and efficient software.  Microsoft has long turned to languages like C++ and C# in their security efforts. C# has helped protect against memory corruption … continue reading

Consistent releases are key for C++

The maintainers of the C++ standard are adamant about sticking to the clock, prioritizing a new version of C++ every three years rather than holding back each release till it is pumped with new features. With C++20 around the corner, the chair of the ISO C++ standards committee Herb Sutter explained why they have been … continue reading

Top unicorns herd to Python

Python continues its rise to the top of the programming language charts. A newly released report revealed Python is the top language used by “unicorn” companies in the United States.  Unicorns are companies valued at more than $1 billion. The Coding Dojo report is based off of the top 25 U.S. unicorns such as WeWork, … continue reading

Web development: So many choices to get the right fit

It is an interesting time to be a web developer. On one hand, the web today provides a wealth of information, giving developers easy access to a number of resources useful when running into a problem or wanting to update their skills. Additionally, there are so many advancements being made to programming languages and technologies … continue reading

MIT researchers create AI programming language

In an effort to democratize and advance the field of artificial intelligence, MIT researchers have announced a new programming language designed for computer vision, robotics, statistics and more.  Gen aims to take away the complexity of equations or having to manually write code and enable researchers of all skill levels to create models and algorithms … continue reading

Go programming language teams starts implementing Go 2 proposals

The Go programming language team is outlining its next steps as it makes its way to Go 2. Go 2 has been in the works for a couple of years now. It has been about seven years since Go first reached 1.0, and the team has been working towards 2.0 ever since. However, according to … continue reading

New report shows shakeup amongst top programming languages

JavaScript and Java continue to dominate the software development world as the top programming languages, but newly released reports indicate the times are changing. JetBrains released its State of Developer Ecosystem 2019 report, which found while Java is still the most popular primary language and JavaScript is the most used overall, Python is gaining speed. … continue reading

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