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.

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

Developer Software developers: How plans to automate coding could mean big changes ahead Developer jobs: Demand for programming language Python falls amid pandemic Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up code Apple Silicon promises more powerful Macs, but developers face growing pains (ZDNet YouTube) The Best Web Hosting Providers (CNET) […]

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

Developer Software developers: How plans to automate coding could mean big changes ahead Developer jobs: Demand for programming language Python falls amid pandemic Visual Studio 2019: Now IntelliSense linter for C++ programming language cleans up code Apple Silicon promises more powerful Macs, but developers face growing pains (ZDNet YouTube) The Best Web Hosting Providers (CNET) […]

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: Julia touts its speed edge over Python and R

Julia is not among the top 10 programming languages that developers use but it is in the top 10 most-loved programming languages in this year’s survey from Stack Overflow, putting it up there with Rust, TypeScript, Python, Kotlin, Go, Dart, C#, Swift, JavaScript and SQL. 

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

There were also technical barriers to be overcome. The migration team, for example, noticed engineers often needed to import special utilities to use TypeScript. So it focused on helping developers, so that they could write TypeScript in any service or component. 

A history degree without U.S. history? Possible at America’s top colleges

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a national nonprofit, surveyed history programs at 76 of the best universities in the nation and found that 53 colleges — including Ivy League colleges like Harvard and Yale — grant history degrees to students who haven’t taken American history courses. The group’s report says that’s a bad […]

Windows 10 2004 Patch Tuesday problem: Update breaks WSL2, say users

Microsoft has yet to acknowledge the WSL2 reports linked to the update. While uninstalling the update via Settings and Update History appears to resolve the issue, Windows 10 2004 users who do that should be aware that it will also remove patches for 20 critical vulnerabilities that were addressed in the September security update.  

A keen look at groundbreaking inventions in ICT

LAN and EthernetThe fourth is what is known as local area networks (or LANs), introduced first by Norman Abramson’s group in Hawaii, where they used a wireless broadcast system called ALOHA net to interconnect computers across the islands to share a broadcast medium. Then Robert Metcalfe and David Boggs modified this protocol, and put together […]

Watching for Arm-based Macs at WWDC 2020: Will Apple re-engine or re-imagine?

Other aspects of MacOS might also have to be re-implemented or rewritten, such as the Control Panel, and there might be utilities and other things that may not exist or make sense to port in initial versions of the Arm implementation of the OS. In addition to various API restrictions that Apple might impose on […]