C++ is now the fastest-growing programming language, report says

The index ratings are based on the number of skilled engineers world-wide, courses and third party vendors. The programme’s hits on search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo!, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube and Baidu are used to calculate the ratings.

Programming languages: Julia touts its speed edge over Python and R

Some languages such as Rust aren’t widely used by developers but they are appreciated by programmers for qualities that excel in systems programming, versus application programming. For example, Microsoft is looking to Rust for the memory-safety features lacking in C and C++, which are extensively employed in Windows and other Microsoft projects.

Microsoft: VS Code update gets new features with programming language TypeScript 4.0

Another highlighted feature is new filtering support for the Debug Console to improve the visibility of output and conceal irrelevant logging output. Users can also filter out patterns, for example, ones starting with an exclamation mark, or filter entries only to include certain text like ‘http’. 

Programming languages: C++ jumps in popularity as Java falls away

Tiobe’s index is based on programming-related search queries on 25 search engines, including Google, Yahoo, Wikipedia and Bing. It’s not a perfect system, but it is meant to reflect changes in a language’s popularity as measured by the topics developers new and old are searching for. It’s also meant to serve as an indicator for […]

Developers: Programming language C++ is about to get this huge update

Modules, which was led by Google’s Richard Smith, stands in for header files and helps isolate the effects of macros while supporting larger builds. As Sutter noted recently, C++20 marks the “first time in about 35 years that C++ has added a new feature where users can define a named encapsulation boundary.”

Microsoft’s TypeScript language: Startup reveals long journey to JavaScript spin-off

More on Microsoft’s TypeScript and programming languagesMicrosoft TypeScript 3.7: Programming language beta lands with all these featuresProgramming languages: Why JavaScript developers are choosing TypeScriptMicrosoft’s TypeScript makes programming languages top 10 but Java, JavaScript and Python still ruleMicrosoft: We want you to learn Python programming language for freeCould TypeScript replace JavaScript? Use of programming language spin-off […]

University unveils new program to bolster educational development

“Through the program, the faculty will broaden the minds of teachers and take a long-term view of teaching and learning, optimizing education approaches and course structures to better suit the real teaching environment that students may face in the future,” said Zhou.

From Tonga to Timaru in 1972: Filipo Motulalo’s Tongan language journey

Filipo thinks they fulfilled the mission. “It’s about identity … there’s only certain things that can come out perfectly from your soul in Tongan … the way we show our respect, the way we express our relationship with each other. If we lose the ability to speak and the confidence, we lose part of who […]

China, Egypt sign protocol to teach Chinese language in Egyptian schools

“We are willing to work with Egypt to implement the agreement step by step and strengthen cooperation in improving the proficiency of teachers, enriching Chinese teaching materials, optimizing teaching methods, and compiling syllabus,” the ambassador said. Enditem

Russia Fears Nothing, Language of Ultimatums to Fail – Envoy to EU on Skripal

UK Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that Russia was “highly likely” responsible for the recent nerve agent attack on Skripal as the substance used to poison Skripal and his daughter Yulia was identified as a military-grade nerve agent of the so-called Novichok group developed in Russia. In an ultimatum to Russia, May demanded an explanation for the poisoning by the end of Tuesday and […]