Tag: Language

Computing, Software & Applications

Rust language gets new governance

June 28, 2023

Via: InfoWorld

Proponents of the Rust programming language have formed the Rust Leadership Council, to serve as the top-level governance body of the Rust Project. The change follows some disgruntlement in the Rust community over the project’s leadership and governance. Announced June […]

Data Science

Google’s one step closer to building its 1,000-language AI model

March 6, 2023

Via: The Verge

As Microsoft and Google butt heads over whose AI chatbot is better, that isn’t the only use for machine learning and language models. Along with rumored plans to show off more than 20 products powered by artificial intelligence during its […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Fable F# to JavaScript compiler improves usability, speed

December 7, 2020

Via: Info World

Fable 3, the latest release of the Fable compiler for writing JavaScript applications with Microsoft’s F# functional language, is now available, offering simpler usage, more readable code, and improved compilation speed. Fable 3, aka Nagareyama, removes inter-process communication with JavaScript, […]

Computing, Software & Applications

What’s new in Apple’s Swift 4.0 language

September 22, 2017

Via: Info World

Swift 4.0 is now available. It’s a major upgrade to Apple’s Swift, the three-year old successor to the Objective-C language used for MacOS and iOS application development. The Swift 4 upgrade enhances the Swift Package Manager and provides new compatibility […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Python up, C still down in language popularity

December 6, 2016

Via: Info World

Python has become entrenched near the top of language popularity indexes while C continues on a downward trajectory. In the PyPL Popularity of Programming language index, which analyzes language searches in Google, Python again takes second place with a 14 […]

Computing, Software & Applications

With help from Docker, Google’s Go jumps in popularity

October 12, 2016

Via: Info World

Google’s Go language, which anchors projects like Kubernetes and Docker, keeps climbing the charts in language popularity. Ranked 65th a year ago in the Tiobe Index of language popularity, it has climbed to 16th this month and is on track […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Businesses stick with Java, Python, and C

August 3, 2016

Via: Info World

Developers may yearn for hot newer languages like Swift, Rust, and Scala, but their employers prefer stalwarts like Java. Yet Python, a trendy language that also is gaining momentum in businesses, bucks the trend altogether. Based on a study of […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft-backed Language Server Protocol strives for language, tools interoperability

June 28, 2016

Via: Info World

Microsoft, Red Hat, and Codenvy are leading the charge on a new protocol to integrate multiple languages with different IDEs and code editors Language Server Protocol, which will be officially unveiled today, features a JSON-based data exchange protocol for providing […]

Computing, Software & Applications

Mozilla’s Rust language doubles down on speed and simplicity

April 29, 2016

Via: Info World

Mozilla is revising its Rust language’s compiler to achieve faster-compiling, faster-running, and more precisely type-checked code. The changes, as outlined in a blog post that went live yesterday, involve what Rust’s creators call midlevel intermediate representation (MIR). It’s an additional […]

Editorial, Software & Applications

Goodbye language barriers. The Skype Translator is here

October 2, 2015

Via: Natalie Dunn

People have always been interested to find a proper way to communicate with a person who speaks a different language. We want to be connected. So far we managed to find different ways to solve this issue – universal languages, […]

Apps & OS

8 free apps for learning foreign languages – Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese and more

July 27, 2015

Via: itCurated

nuqneH – this is how you say “Hello!” in Klingon, and we totally didn’t Google it, like, two minutes ago. Too bad that this fascinating, extra-terrestrial language isn’t featured as a course in the apps we’re about to introduce you […]

Software & Applications

Google’s Go language is off to a great start, but still has work ahead

March 16, 2015

Via: itCurated

Go, a Google-developed open source language intended to focus on simplicity and efficiency, has been getting a lot of attention lately. Launched late in 2009, the statically typed language is perhaps best known for its use in the development of […]