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Ring language upgrade focuses on WebAssembly

Organization of language also improved in upcoming version

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Python rises in RedMonk language rankings

Python trails only JavaScript while Java slips to third in the RedMonk rankings, its lowest-ever placement

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How to describe Java code with annotations

Use annotations to associate metadata with application elements in your Java programs

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New Swift project handles server app startup, shutdown

Swift Service Lifecycle is an open source project aimed at supporting the language’s server ecosystem

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8 great libraries for C++ programming

C++ developers look to these libraries for help building Windows apps, mobile apps, machine learning and scientific apps, and more

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Google’s Go language could get generics in 2021

Generics have been requested by Go programmers for years for the simplicity and flexibility they offer

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Deno 1.0 arrives to challenge Node.js

‘Secure by default’ runtime for JavaScript and Typescript runtime reaches important milestone

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TypeScript 3.9 slashes compile times for packages

Latest TypeScript production release addresses extremely poor editing and compilation speeds associated with packages

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Kotlin 1.4-M2 brings standard library improvements

Next Kotlin 1.4 milestone release features API improvements and new functions for arrays and collections

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Packages and static imports in Java

Use packages and static imports to organize top-level types and simplify access to their static members

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GCC 10 series compilers arrive in major upgrade

Highlights of GCC 10 release include a multitude of C++ 20 features and C2X support

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JDK 15: The new features in Java 15

The next version of standard Java will add text blocks, garbage collectors, and hidden classes and drop the Nashorn JavaScript engine

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C# Source Generators to boost performance in .NET 5

A new C# compiler feature that inspects code and generates additional source files promises to improve performance in a number of scenarios

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C programming language rises with COVID-19

C jumps ahead of Java in the Tiobe index of language popularity, thanks perhaps to C’s use in medical equipment

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C programming language rises with COVID-19

C jumps ahead of Java in the Tiobe index of language popularity, thanks perhaps to C’s use in medical equipment

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What is COBOL? COBOL programming explained

The 60-year-old programming language that powers a huge slice of the world’s most critical business systems needs programmers

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Project Leyden addresses Java pain points

Leyden would mitigate Java’s large footprint and longstanding performance issues by introducing static images to the platform

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Go language use still anchored in technology companies

Go Developer 2019 Survey finds most Go developers work for tech companies, and most want to keep using Go

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