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Use Of C Programming Languages May Be On The Decline

Use Of C Programming Languages May Be On The Decline

By Zach Walton January 23, 2014

The C programming language family is some of the most popular on the planet. Just looking at the TIOBE Index, we see that C, Objective-C, C++ and C# are all in the top five with their rankings not changing in …

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, Merges PCRE Library PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, Merges PCRE Library

Those who use PHP are in for a treat this month as the development team has released updates for both the current and old versions, 5.4 and 5.3 respectively, of the scripting language. There’s nothing major, of course, but there …

Mozilla, Samsung Announce Work On Servo Mozilla, Samsung Announce Work On Servo

The modern Web browser is most likely powered by one of three engines – WebKit, Trident or Gecko. The latter is currently developed by Mozilla, and is used in its popular Firefox Web browser. One Web browser engine is apparently …

Learn To Use Dart With Google Web Toolkit Learn To Use Dart With Google Web Toolkit

Dart, Google’s own programming language for the Web, has a number of fans and proponents that elevate it beyond a simple hobbyist language. Now the company is supporting its users with frequent tutorials on how to get the most out …

Last.fm Open Sources Moost, A C++ Library Last.fm Open Sources Moost, A C++ Library
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Last.fm may be well known for its Internet radio services, but the company is also breaking into the open source scene. It’s latest release is sure to pleas all the C++ coders out there. Last.fm’s Marcus Holland-Moritz announced today that …

Google Developers Talk About The Future Of Dart Google Developers Talk About The Future Of Dart
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In 2011, Google introduced the Dart programming language as an alternative to JavaScript. It’s been a little over a year now since it launched. It’s come a long way since then, but there’s still a lot of work to be …

This Robot's Dance Moves Are Powered By C++ This Robot's Dance Moves Are Powered By C++
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Developers and programmers use a variety of programming languages to get things done. C++ is one of the more complicated languages to learn, but its use can lead to some pretty amazing applications. For instance, the language is being used …

TypeScript Makes JavaScript Development Easier TypeScript Makes JavaScript Development Easier
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JavaScript has been one of the core foundations of HTML5 since the beginning. Microsoft has been aggressively pushing HTML5 in Internet Explorer 10. So what happens when you take Microsoft’s desire to create proprietary programming languages and their insistence on …

JavaScript Takes The Number One Spot In September JavaScript Takes The Number One Spot In September
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What’s your favorite programming language? JavaScript? C++? Or are you aligned with the Python camp? Either way, you have a favorite language that you just prefer working in. It can have a big effect on the overall development ecosystem as …

Objective-C Overtakes C++ In July Objective-C Overtakes C++ In July
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One of the more interesting things to look at each month is the TIOBE Index. It collects all the programming languages and lists the top 20 based on “skilled engineers world-wide, courses and third party vendors.” C and Java are …

Google Shows The Future Of Web Development With Dart Google Shows The Future Of Web Development With Dart
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Google’s open source programming language, Dart, was one of the few things that didn’t get a lot of love from Google’s main keynotes. It was to be expected as Dart isn’t exactly the most exciting of subjects for the press. …

C Overtakes Java As Most Popular Language C Overtakes Java As Most Popular Language
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Have you heard of the TIOBE Programming Community Index? It’s a table that lists the ratings of programming languages and tracks their status throughout the developer ecosystem. It’s a good indicator of where a language stands in terms of its …

Global Dart Hackathon Coming Later This Month Global Dart Hackathon Coming Later This Month

Hackathons are the in thing these days. From the competitive scene like Google’s Code Jam (which our very own Michael Marr liveblogged this year) to the more traditional like Google’s TV hackathon. Google, not content with just one, two or …

Dart Platform Keeping Web Development Relevant Dart Platform Keeping Web Development Relevant

There are many languages and platforms when it comes to developing apps for the Web, mobile and servers. One of the languages vying for your attention is Google’s Dart Web development language. Seth Ladd, a developer advocate of Dart and …

Google's Go Project Now At Version One Google's Go Project Now At Version One

Google has been toiling away on the Go Project since 2009. Besides having one of the most adorable mascots ever – Tux had better step up his game – Go is the company’s open source programming language. After three years …

Google Programming Language on the “Go”
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Update: Philipp Lenssen notes that someone has already developed a language called Go! (with an exclamation point). There is a book on it here. The author wants Google to change the name. This could get confusing for developers looking to use Go, although, it could also help sales of the Go! book. It wouldn’t make for very happy customers, however.