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. 

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

A recent update to Julia has improved multi-threading to offer more speed enhancements, and that’s what Julia developers argue is giving it a sizable edge over Python and statistical programming language R at the task of parsing CSV files for data analysis. 

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

C++ was created by Danish computer scientist Bjarne Stroustrup and released 35 years ago, in 1985. The language was critical for Microsoft to build Windows, which was released to consumers in the same year. These days Microsoft is exploring Mozilla-developed Rust to replace legacy Windows code written in C and C++ because of Rust’s memory […]

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. 

Major focus is on disruptive technologies in skill development programs: APSSDC CEO Arja Srikanth

By Srinivas G. RoopiGovernment agencies, nowadays, are equally advanced as private players when it comes to adopting technology. Andhra Pradesh, which is known for its tech-driven governance for decades now, is creating a tech-enabled workforce on a massive scale. Through Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) hundreds of thousands of youths are being imparted […]

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

More on Microsoft’s TypeScript and programming languagesMicrosoft TypeScript 3.7: Programming language beta lands with all these featuresProgramming languages: Why JavaScript developers are choosing TypeScriptMicrosoft’s TypeScript makes programming languages top 10 but Java, JavaScript and Python still ruleMicrosoft: We want you to learn Python programming language for freeCould TypeScript replace JavaScript? Use of programming language spin-off […]

Microsoft’s new Fluid Framework: Now it’s open-sourced on GitHub

The Fluid Framework repository has arrived on GitHub following Microsoft’s announcement at Build 2020 in May that the technology would be open-sourced and would first arrive as Fluid ‘components’ in the Outlook web app and Office.com. The Fluid Framework was announced at Build 2019. 

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.  

IFTTT debuts paid Pro subscription service for Applet creation

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