Topic: rust

AWS to sponsor the Rust programming language

AWS has decided to sponsor the Rust programming language now that many of its services run on the Mozilla-sponsored language including Lambda, EC2 and S3. It also announced that it will be offering AWS promotional credits to open-source projects to “free up resources for open source projects to further expand and innovate in their communities.” … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Rustup 1.20, the .NET Framework API porting project, and Angular and NativeScript’s first online hackathon

The developers of Rust announced the release of rustup 1.20.0, which is the recommended tool to install Rust. This latest version includes the ability to get the latest available nightly with all the components you need, and improvements to the ‘rustup doc’ command. To fix the problem of slow down installation in previous versions, rustup … 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

SD Times news digest: Facebook’s deep learning recommendation model, React Native 0.60 and Rust 1.36

Facebook announced that it is open-sourcing its deep learning recommendation model (DLRM) to work with categorical data, which is used to describe higher level attributes.  The open-source implementation of DLRM can be used as a benchmark to measure the speed at which a model and associated operators perform and how various numerical techniques affect its … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Rust’s 2019 roadmap, GitLab 11.10, and Acronis opens core platforms

The Rust Core Team released its annual roadmap that lists rejuvenation and maturation as the 2019 themes for the Rust project. The roadmap is based on surveys and blog posts that were gathered last year. To scale better, Rust created a Governance Working Group that is devoted to working with each team to improve governance … continue reading

The developer’s dilemma: Choosing between Go and Rust

If you were to make a list of important programming languages that have appeared in the past decade, Go and Rust would almost certainly be featured on it. Similarly, if you were to sit down and think about which programming languages are best suited to developing secure, microservices-friendly frameworks or applications today, you might find … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Qt for Python, Facebook’s DeepFocus, and Mozilla Labs

Qt has announced a new version for Python. Qt for Python will enable developers to easily visualize data tied to their Python project and gain access to Qt’s support services and community. Highlights of Qt for Python include PySide 2, Qt GUI creation, environment familiarity, PyPI, and VFX Reference Platform Integration. Facebook open-sources DeepFocus Facebook … 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

Report: Rust productivity still poses a challenge

While users are quickly being more productive with the Rust programming language, there is still noticeable struggle for others to get up and running. The Rust programming language team released its third annual survey, which found it takes many users a year of less to get the swing of things and maintain productivity in Rust, … continue reading

SD Times news digest: TimescaleDB 1.0, Apache Subversion v1.11.0, and Storj Labs v3 alpha

TimescaleDB 1.0 is now officially production ready. Originally introduced as an initial release candidate a few weeks ago, the database is the result of over two years of effort. According to the team, TimescaleDB has been production ready for months, but with this release it is now enterprise ready and can support full SQL and … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Sparx Systems acquires Prolaborate rights, Rust 1.3 and Android Nearby Notifications

Sparx Systems has announced it is acquiring the rights to the sharing and collaboration software solution Prolaborate. Prolaborate will now be offered as part of Sparx’s Pro Cloud Server. According to the company, the collaboration software leverages Enterprise Architect and enables users to analyze, interact and make key decisions. “Prolaborate is a perfect compliment to … continue reading

Eclipse Photon IDE now available

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the latest version of the Eclipse IDE. The Photon release is designed to expand on polyglot capabilities based on the Language Server Protocol plugins. “The Language Server Protocol (LSP) ecosystem delivers editing support for popular and emerging programming languages. Combined with the move to a quarterly rolling release cadence, the … continue reading

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