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.

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

The Notebook UX changes aim to improve the cell execution order label to make it easier to discover. Previously, users couldn’t see the execution order label (#) while executing a cell. So the VS Code team has shifted the table below the execute button. 

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

Google’s Go language rose three spots from a year ago to become the 11th most popular language this month, while Apple’s Swift rose from 16th to 12th spot over the period. Google’s Dart programming language, a companion to its Flutter UI framework, also rose from 24th to 20th spot. 

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

More on Julia and programming languages Microsoft lead engineer: Programming language TypeScript took off thanks to Google’s Angular JavaScript creator Eich: My take on 20 years of the world’s top programming language  Programming languages: Java still rules over Python and JavaScript as primary language   Julia programming language: Users reveal what they love and hate the most […]

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

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) […]

A keen look at groundbreaking inventions in ICT

In this book, Prof. Rajaraman lists the history of 15 ground-breaking inventions and innovators who have made these hand-held fast, versatile computers possible. I believe that with computer-based education having become a part of the New Education Policy (NEP), it is vital that students and teachers get to learn the story of these 15 inventions […]

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

The Apple of 2020 will not want the Arm-based Mac to continue the tradition of developer sideloaded apps when the company is now used to getting its way on iOS and iPadOS, which are wholly locked down appliance computers. Apple also has already made strong indications that it wants a fresh start. As mentioned earlier, […]

Uber Pledges to Go All-Electric, but It Doesn’t Own the Cars

“There’s a catalyst opportunity here, to have positive benefits in the market as a whole and not just for ride-hailing,” says Don Anair, research and deputy director of the Clean Vehicles Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. An analysis by Anair and colleagues released earlier this year estimates that ride-hail trips produce an average […]

Happiest Minds: An IPO that flew under the radar in startup land

At his home in Koramangala, where conducted most of his meetings then, he’d dribble out bits of information about the new company that he was building. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to meet him several times. And a few things stood out for me. First, he was always judicious with time. This meant […]