Use Of C Programming Languages May Be On The Decline

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 Programmers Unite To Make The Orange ElePHPant A Reality

Android has bugdroid. Linux has Tux the penguin. Both have been immortalized in plush toys, action figures and even remote controlled robots. What about PHP’s lovable ElePHPant though? Where’s the love for him? Well, somebody has already made a blue,…

Java, Objective-C Still Popular Thanks To Mobile Development

Every month, TIOBE Software releases an index of the most popular programming languages based upon a variety of factors. Most months, the popularity of these languages don’t change much thanks to developers sticking to what they know. As we head…

JavaScript Is Encroaching On The C Family’s Turf

The C family of languages is incredibly popular if you go by the TIOBE Programming Community Index. That has not changed going into June 2013, but one language is creeping up fast. TIOBE Software reports that JavaScript has made its…

Objective-C’s Growth In Popularity Has Stalled

Traditional development trends has ensured that the C and C++ programming languages remain popular even decades after their creation. Despite being created in the same year as C++, Objective-C was never as popular. That all changed with the advent of…

PHP Upgraded To Version 5.4.14, PCRE Library Merged

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 Working Together On New Web Browser Engine

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

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 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

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…