JavaScript creator Eich: My take on 20 years of the world’s top programming language

Signaling the future battle for the web and the first browser war, the duo recount that immediately after Netscape and Sun announced JavaScript in December 1995, Microsoft told the world it would make Visual Basic (VB) a standard for creating web-based applications using VB Script for its Internet Explorer browser.  

Programming language Julia version 1.5 is out: Lots of new features, better performance

Bringing a ton of new features and performance improvements, Julia 1.5 is the fifth minor release in its 1.x series with no breaking changes. Unlike Julia 1.0, which was released in 2018, version 1.5 doesn’t have long-term support and marks the likely end of further 1.4.x releases.  

Microsoft lead engineer: Programming language TypeScript took off thanks to Google’s Angular

“That’s kind of lost to time now. But if you look at the graphs for TypeScript, literally any graph – GitHub stars, downloads, pull requests – you can see the exact point when that Angular announcement came out. And the graph just changes. It never looks back. You can’t see that little bend in the […]

Report: North Korean ICBM May Be Able To Strike Anywhere In The US

North Korea’s missile program “endangers world peace, regional peace and certainly the United States,” Secretary of Defense James Mattis explained. The North Korea situation is one that the U.S. will handle, President Donald Trump said.

Fury at plans to build wind turbines on graves of British First World War heroes

In a letter to the Western Front Association, Mr Gorczynski wrote: “With your support, I am convinced that we could warn the French authorities of the consequence of their inactivity regarding the WW1 archaeology which is fully absent during each wind turbine installation on the different battlefields.”

Cypress Creek Hospital expands mental health program for first responders during COVID-19

Do they typically come for one treatment or is it something that takes time with a clinical psychologist? The Honor Strong Program at Cypress Creek Hospital is a resiliency focused, acute inpatient program. A comprehensive assessment and psychiatric evaluation will determine the patient’s level of care needs and length of stay while in the program […]

Looking for alternative to National Flood Insurance Program? Here’s a new trend…

Surplus lines companies rates are regulated in the state where their headquarters are located. To do business in Louisiana, they must register and meet eligibility and financial requirements, such as $15 million in capital and surplus, although the insurance commissioner can approve totals as low as $4.5 million. If the companies fail, their claims won’t […]

Not the end of the world

Suddenly, I got enveloped in shock and silence, and this silence washed over the entire home, within no minute after everyone came to know of the tragic result. Soon everyone encircled me, peppering me with questions I couldn’t answer. Some comments made me feel that it’s the end of the world, and darkness is all […]

Welcome to Slytherin House! 5,000 Burmese Pythons Captured in Florida

“We can’t win the battle alone,” FWC Commissioner Rodney Barreto said in a statement. “It’s one team, one mission. We need the support of these experienced python hunters as well as the partnership with the South Florida Water Management District and the ongoing support of Gov. Ron DeSantis.” In 2017 efforts began to combat the species’ […]

Oil-rich UAE opens the Arab world’s first nuclear power plant. Experts question why

The new plant is part of the UAE’s plan to become less reliant on oil and gas, the current source of the vast majority of its energy. UAE is among the world’s biggest fossil fuels producers. It has seen a rapid economic growth in recent decades thanks to its oil and gas production, which makes […]