Python - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21590/all en Perl language's popularity hits all-time low http://www.infoworld.com/t/perl/perl-languages-popularity-hits-all-time-low-240361?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Perl language's popularity hits all-time low" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The Perl language, which dates back to the 1980s, has hit an all-time low in the Tiobe language popularity index this month, dropping to 13th place.</p> Application Development Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:07:58 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 240361 at http://www.infoworld.com You say Python, and I say Perl ... http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/you-say-python-and-i-say-perl-239267?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="You say Python, and I say Perl..." width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Last week, I shared&nbsp;<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/fatal-abstraction-bottom-view-of-high-level-languages-238880">my reluctance to blindly accept the abstractions</a> found in languages and frameworks like Ruby on Rails.</p> Application Development Data Center Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 239267 at http://www.infoworld.com Fatal abstraction: A bottom-up view of high-level languages http://www.infoworld.com/d/data-center/fatal-abstraction-bottom-view-of-high-level-languages-238880?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Fatal abstraction: A bottom-up view of high-level languages" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>I've been writing a lot of code recently, more than your normal internal IT tools and widgets. Application Development Data Center Application Development Perl Python Ruby on Rails Mon, 24 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Venezia 238880 at http://www.infoworld.com IPython founder details road map for interactive computing platform http://www.infoworld.com/t/data-visualization/ipython-founder-details-road-map-interactive-computing-platform-236429?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 223px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/python_scripting_pod.jpg" alt="IPython founder details roadmap for interactive computing platform " width="223" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>IPython, for "interactive Python," has been gathering steam as a mechanism for interactive computing and data analysis and visualization.</p> Big Data Data Visualization Development Tools Python Open Source Software Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:10:11 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236429 at http://www.infoworld.com Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/visual-basicnet-the-upswing-developers-236082?source=rss_python <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/programming_languages_2_hp.jpg" alt="Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Although programming languages such as Java, Objective-C, and <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/special-report-the-triumph-of-javascript-235098">JavaScript</a> garner the lion's share of attention these day Application Development Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Java Programming JavaScript Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Python Windows Phone Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236082 at http://www.infoworld.com Apache Libcloud: One Python library for all clouds http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/apache-libcloud-one-python-library-all-clouds-235966?source=rss_python <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Performance_hp.jpg" alt="Apache Libcloud: One Python library for all clouds" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Sometimes too much choice isn't a good thing.</p> Applications Application Development Cloud Computing Open Source Software Python Open Source Software Cloud Computing Mon, 10 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 235966 at http://www.infoworld.com Python 3.4.0 goes to beta with slew of new modules http://www.infoworld.com/t/python/python-340-goes-beta-slew-of-new-modules-231541?source=rss_python <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/python_scripting_pod.jpg" alt="Python 3.4.0 goes to beta with slew of new modules" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Python's version 3 branch has just announced the release of its newest beta edition, 3.4.0.</p> Application Development Python Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:43:10 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 231541 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat packages newer versions of Ruby, Python http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/red-hat-packages-newer-versions-of-ruby-python-220183?source=rss_python <p>Red Hat has put out a beta release of Software Collections 1.0, in a bid to let developers use newer versions of languages such as Ruby and Python with support.</p> <p>For certain applications, a more recent version of a language than what's included in the base Enterprise Linux (RHEL) system is needed, according to Red Hat. Software Collections 1.0 is the first in a series of releases designed to allow developers to take advantage of new capabilities in their Web apps faster with the safety net of support from Red Hat, it said.</p> Application Development Red Hat Python Ruby on Rails Thu, 06 Jun 2013 12:06:24 +0000 admin 220183 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: 4 killer cloud IDEs http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/review-4-killer-cloud-ides-216616?source=rss_python <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/User_and_Cloud_hp.jpg" alt="TITLE" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>A long time ago, way before two or three bubbles came and popped, the world discovered how much fun it can be to edit documents through the Web browser.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Application Development Development Environments Development Tools HTML5 Java Programming JavaScript PHP Web Python Ruby on Rails Web Development Cloud Computing Wed, 17 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 216616 at http://www.infoworld.com Google simplifies integration of SMS and voice with App Engine http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/google-simplifies-integration-of-sms-and-voice-app-engine-215707?source=rss_python <p>Google is hoping to make it easier for developers to integrate SMS or voice communications in applications running on the company's App Engine platform.</p> <p>Working with Twilio, Google has created native Python and Java libraries for working with Twilio APIs. The integration allows developers to start building and adding voice and SMS features to their apps straight away, the company <a href="http://googleappengine.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/integrate-voice-and-sms-with-twilio-on.html" target="_blank">said in a blog post.</a></p> Application Development Cloud Computing Google Development Tools Java Programming Mobile Apps Mobile Development Python VoIP Wed, 03 Apr 2013 12:33:04 +0000 admin 215707 at http://www.infoworld.com CodeMirror: Edit code in your browser http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/codemirror-edit-code-in-your-browser-215354?source=rss_python <div id="image"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/codemirror-html.jpg" alt="CodeMirror: Edit code in your browser" /></div> <p>A long time ago, every file on your computer was a text file. Then came binary files, and the text editors morphed into integrated development environments. Not so long ago, every text field on a Web page could accept text and nothing more. That is slowly changing as embedded editors are adding colored markup to the code we write.</p> Application Development Application Development Development Tools Java Programming JavaScript Perl PHP Web Python Ruby on Rails Fri, 29 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Lab Notes 215354 at http://www.infoworld.com The dark side of the beloved Python http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-dark-side-of-the-beloved-python-214945?source=rss_python <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/python_scripting_pod.jpg" alt="The dark side of the beloved Python" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p><a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/python/python-software-foundation-wins-battle-the-python-name-214808">Python</a>, the popular dynamic language, offers conciseness and a strong community.</p> Application Development Python Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 214945 at http://www.infoworld.com Python Software Foundation wins a battle for the Python name http://www.infoworld.com/t/python/python-software-foundation-wins-battle-the-python-name-214808?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/code_gavel_hp_0.jpg" alt="Python Software Foundation wins a battle for the Python name" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>The Python Software Foundation (PSF) <a href="http://pyfound.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/python-software-foundation-reaches.html" target="_blank">announced it has reached a settlement</a> with POBox Hosting Ltd.</p> Application Development Open Source Software Application Development Intellectual Property Python Open Source Software Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:45:08 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 214808 at http://www.infoworld.com Why Netflix is embracing Python over Java http://www.infoworld.com/t/python/why-netflix-embracing-python-over-java-214288?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Why Netflix is embracing Python over Java" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Netflix is increasingly turning to Python over <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/the-java-iq-test-194151">Java</a> to power certain aspects of its video-streaming service, such as generating and processing alerts Application Development Cloud Computing Java Programming SaaS Python Mon, 11 Mar 2013 20:42:40 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 214288 at http://www.infoworld.com Grabbing for the Python name, a hosting firm gets bitten http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/grabbing-the-python-name-hosting-firm-gets-bitten-213223?source=rss_python <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/python_scripting_pod.jpg" alt="Grabbing for the Python name, a hosting firm gets bitten" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Who wouldn't want the sleek, muscular, menacing name "Python"?</p> Application Development Open Source Software Intellectual Property Python Open Source Software Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 213223 at http://www.infoworld.com Developer divide: 19 generations of computer programmers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/developer-divide-19-generations-of-computer-programmers-209971?source=rss_python <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/programming_languages_2_hp.jpg" alt="Developer divide: 19 generations of computer programmers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If you're searching for a fountain of youth, the easiest way to get that feeling of continual rebirth is to hang around a few tech product launches.</p> Application Development Application Development HTML5 Java Programming JavaScript Microsoft .Net Perl Mobile Development PHP Web Python Ruby on Rails Web Development Mon, 07 Jan 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 209971 at http://www.infoworld.com Python: Big data's secret power tool http://www.infoworld.com/d/big-data/python-big-datas-secret-power-tool-205761?source=rss_python <p>When it comes to analyzing big data, software packages such as Hadoop or the R statistical language come readily to mind. But at least one company, AppNexus, also relies on the Python programming language to help conduct heavy-duty data analysis.</p> <p>On Friday, at the <a href="http://nyc2012.pydata.org/schedule/">PyData</a> conference in New York, two AppNexus engineers will explain how this real-time online-advertising-platform company uses the Python programming language to scale operations.</p> Application Development Big Data Business Intelligence Big Data Python Thu, 25 Oct 2012 22:49:52 +0000 admin 205761 at http://www.infoworld.com Python coming to the enterprise, like it or not http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/python-coming-the-enterprise-it-or-not-205144?source=rss_python <p>Java and .Net may be the staples of enterprise application development, but there's no doubt that the use of <a href="http://www.cio.com/article/477397/Dynamic_Languages_Not_Just_For_Scripting_Any_More" target="_blank">dynamic languages</a> such as Python and PHP in the enterprise is exploding, albeit from a low base.</p> Application Development Java Programming Microsoft .Net Python Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:40:26 +0000 admin 205144 at http://www.infoworld.com Van Rossum: Python is not too slow http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/van-rossum-python-not-too-slow-188715?source=rss_python <p>Guido van Rossum created the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/pillars-python-six-python-web-frameworks-compared-169442">Python</a> language, which is one of a multitude of popular dynamic languages available these days, used by organizations like Google and NASA. Last Sunday, van Rossum, a staff software engineer at Google, presented at the PyCon conference in Silicon Valley, then talked with InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill, elaborating on Python and responding to critics.</p> Application Development Application Development Python Fri, 16 Mar 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Paul Krill 188715 at http://www.infoworld.com Why new programming languages succeed -- or fail http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/why-new-programing-languages-succeed-or-fail-188648?source=rss_python <p>There are so many programming languages available today that it's almost impossible to keep track of them all. You've never heard of most of them. But why not? Why do some languages gain mainstream recognition <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/google-programming-languages-failing-gain-traction-188470">while others don't</a>?</p> Application Development Application Development Development Tools Java Programming JavaScript Perl Python Ruby on Rails Thu, 15 Mar 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Neil McAllister 188648 at http://www.infoworld.com