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

“After 2005 it didn’t hit the 10% [mark] anymore and in 2017 it scored an all-time low of 4.55%. But if compared to last year, C++ is now the fastest growing language of the pack (+1.48%). I think that the new C++20 standard might be one of the main causes for this.”      

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

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. 

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

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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 […]

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. 

Missing the forest for the trees: National English exam results reconsidered

Not surprisingly, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) students achieved the highest average score at 5.85 in the national graduation exam, followed by Binh Duong and Ba Ria-Vung Tau in southern Vietnam. Hanoi, the nation’s other major urban center, was in fourth place, followed by Nam Dinh and Hai Phong. In a reflection of the urban-rural […]

2024 GOP presidential rivalries emerge on virus package

McConnell in a conference call last week said GOP senators in tough races wanted to get at least 51 Republican votes for a targeted relief bill. While the measure is expected to fall short of the necessary 60 to overcome a filibuster, vulnerable senators want to be able to blame Democrats for blocking a measure […]

IFTTT debuts paid Pro subscription service for Applet creation

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It should be noted that Microsoft is a customer. Prophix is used at a department level inside the Redmond giant, for individual teams to look at their numbers. That data can be rolled up to a corporate level, a practice that is common among some big companies using the software.