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

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: 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 […]

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.”      

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) […]

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

“If the team saw the change simply as a neutral shift between syntaxes, we’d never get buy-in. If the switch didn’t make their day-to-day experience more productive, inertia would win out, even if engineers generally prefer to write typed code,” wrote Autry. 

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.

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

Filipo thinks they fulfilled the mission. “It’s about identity … there’s only certain things that can come out perfectly from your soul in Tongan … the way we show our respect, the way we express our relationship with each other. If we lose the ability to speak and the confidence, we lose part of who […]

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

Russia Fears Nothing, Language of Ultimatums to Fail – Envoy to EU on Skripal

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the UK should abide by the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and provide Russia with access to the samples of the nerve-agent which was allegedly used to poison Sergei Skripal.