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

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: Julia touts its speed edge over Python and R

Julia is not among the top 10 programming languages that developers use but it is in the top 10 most-loved programming languages in this year’s survey from Stack Overflow, putting it up there with Rust, TypeScript, Python, Kotlin, Go, Dart, C#, Swift, JavaScript and SQL. 

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 […]

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) […]

A keen look at groundbreaking inventions in ICT

As per Prof. Rajaraman: (1) The idea should be novel; (2) It should fulfil a need; (3) It should improve our productivity; (4) It should change the way in which computing is done and computers are used; (5) It should lead to innovations; (6) The invention must have a long life and be continuously used […]

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

Of course, ensuring everyone was able to feel and be productive meant offering a way for teammates to share problems that others may have the experience to solve. So the migration created a #typescript channel in Slack where developers leading the migration could answer questions and monitor for common issues. 

A 13-year-old invents an emergency kit to prevent drownings on Florida beaches

The LifeBoKx could not stand as a replacement to lifeguards and trained emergency responders — there was no “magic bullet” for that — but Spivey says it offers some useful tools, particularly the educational materials, and the potential to help expedite emergency response.

University unveils new program to bolster educational development

“We could make the master’s degree for Chinese language education available to teachers like Wu until his retirement. We can encourage the school to form a research team and have a professor from our university become their mentor. An interest group can also be set up to discuss essay writing teaching methods in school, where […]

Texas A&M, Methodist hospital launch engineering medicine program in Houston

Leaders from both institutions talked optimistically about the new program, a medical school track that will enroll students with engineering degrees and place a heavy emphasis on entrepreneurship. They talked about the kinds of inventions they want to see from students in the program: Regenerating limbs and organs, robots to help with surgery, sensors that […]