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.

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

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

Thanks to TypeScript 4.0, VS Code provides IntelliSense code completion and other language features while a large project is still loading. The TypeScript team targeted a process called ‘project loading’ to improve startup times when bigger projects load in VS Code and other editors. The end result is the availability of partial IntelliSense during project […]

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

Of course, ensuring everyone was able to feel and be productive meant offering a way for teammates to share problems that others may have the experience to solve. So the migration created a #typescript channel in Slack where developers leading the migration could answer questions and monitor for common issues. 

Teachers Resigning Across U.S. Cite Remote Learning Frustrations, COVID-19 Concerns

Several teachers who recently resigned, retired or opted out of their jobs ahead of pandemic reopening efforts say leaving their kids has been hard, but remote learning has made their jobs too difficult. One Florida teacher said she became paranoid due to the constant requirement of being live-streamed to dozens of students throughout all hours […]

University unveils new program to bolster educational development

Twenty-two experts from the university and alumni members working in the education sector will be responsible for helping make these dreams a reality. Among them are Yuan Zhenguo, professor of the Faculty of Education of the university, and Li Zhicong, headmaster of the No 2 High School of East China Normal University.

No language should either be imposed or opposed: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

Expressing happiness over the importance given to mother tongue in NEP-2020, the Vice President called for providing education in mother tongue for inclusive education. “This helps the children in learning and understanding the subject better and they are able to express themselves better”, he said.

Solutions needed to enhance English teaching, learning quality

At a meeting to review what had done for the school year 2019-2020 and implementation of new task for the new school year, Education Minister Phung Xuan Nha affirmed that one of significant task of the new school year is improving English teaching and learning to ensure most of third graders can study the foreign […]