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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 […]