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

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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.”      

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

Another highlighted feature is new filtering support for the Debug Console to improve the visibility of output and conceal irrelevant logging output. Users can also filter out patterns, for example, ones starting with an exclamation mark, or filter entries only to include certain text like ‘http’. 

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. 

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. 

Happiest Minds: An IPO that flew under the radar in startup land

“This is my fourth innings, and it should be the final legacy I hope to create,” he told me one day about in 2011. Clearly, with the public listing of Happiest Minds, he has cemented his legacy as one of the finest founders India has ever had; defied the ageist notion that entrepreneurship is a […]

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

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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.  

Microsoft Teams: Now you can use it with GitHub in this new public beta

Microsoft meanwhile has been busy releasing new features for Microsoft Teams, which as of April had 75 million daily active users. The latest feature it released for Teams was the new Lists app, which offers Teams users a spreadsheet format with a focus on collaboration and completing tasks. 

New Raspberry Pi OS update: First 8GB Pi 4, now you get these latest features

More on Raspberry Pi and single-board computersNew Raspberry Pi 4: 8GB RAM model out now for $75 – plus you get a new 64-bit OS  New Raspberry Pi 4 update beta lets you boot from a USB mass storage device  Raspberry Pi reveals this new $50 high-quality Pi camera with interchangeable lenses  Raspberry Pi alternative: New Odroid-C4 undercuts […]