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

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

Tiobe’s index is based on programming-related search queries on 25 search engines, including Google, Yahoo, Wikipedia and Bing. It’s not a perfect system, but it is meant to reflect changes in a language’s popularity as measured by the topics developers new and old are searching for. It’s also meant to serve as an indicator for […]

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

More on Microsoft’s Visual Studio CodeGoogle’s Flutter 1.20 framework is out: VS Code extension and mobile autofill supportMicrosoft: New VS Code update is out – stable builds for Windows on Arm and Surface Pro X  Microsoft VS Code turns 5: How GitHub, open source, Google made it a hit, reveals creator  Programming language Go: Microsoft hands VS […]

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) […]

University unveils new program to bolster educational development

Twenty-two experts from the university and alumni members working in the education sector will be responsible for helping make these dreams a reality. Among them are Yuan Zhenguo, professor of the Faculty of Education of the university, and Li Zhicong, headmaster of the No 2 High School of East China Normal University.

China, Egypt sign protocol to teach Chinese language in Egyptian schools

“We are willing to work with Egypt to implement the agreement step by step and strengthen cooperation in improving the proficiency of teachers, enriching Chinese teaching materials, optimizing teaching methods, and compiling syllabus,” the ambassador said. Enditem

The Minecraft: Education Edition beta program will arrive in schools next month

Microsoft says in its blog post that the program will run in over 100 schools from 30 countries around the world. The plan is to get feedback from teachers so any issues can be ironed out before Minecraft: EE is released with an early access program in June, when it will be available in 11 […]

From Tonga to Timaru in 1972: Filipo Motulalo’s Tongan language journey

Language, though, was the hardest threshold he had to cross. “I wrote English very well but I could not speak. I did not have the confidence … But I learned, and after the first year they said, ‘You sound like a Timaruvian already!’”