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Cloud Foundry Survey Finds Top Enterprise Languages

Programmers may love hot newer languages like Kotlin and Rust, but according to a Cloud Foundry Foundation (CFF)recent survey of global enterprise developers and IT decision makers, Java and Javascript are the top dog enterprise languages. That said, the CFF also found that, "More and more,...
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Why Python is So Popular with Developers: 3 Reasons the Language Has Exploded

Python is the fastest-growing programming language in the world, as it increasingly becomes used in a wide range of developer job roles and data science positions across industries. But how did it become the go-to coding language for so many tasks? "Python is very popular because of its set of...
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18 Python Programming Books for Beginners and Veterans

Who knew there were so many helpful books out there for Python programmers? This curated list is just a drop in the bucket. As you may know, Python is soaring in popularity. Let's just say, it might be a good idea to get started learning more about Python soon or buffing up on your Python skills....
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Julia 1.0 Release Opens the Doors for a Connected World

Today Julia Computing announced the Julia 1.0 programming language release, “the most important Julia milestone since Julia was introduced in February 2012.” As the first complete, reliable, stable and forward-compatible Julia release, version 1.0 is the fastest, simplest and most productive open-...
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IEEE Survey Ranks Programming Languages

It's been said that programming languages are akin to religion. Engineers and developers will go out of their way to defend the use of their favorite language. (Perhaps it's more the pain of learning a new language that keeps us using the old). Surely you've seen many surveys on programming...
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Systems Languages: An Experience Report

Recently, there’s been a lot of turmoil in the systems language community. We have the Rust Evangelism Strikeforce nudging us towards rewriting everything in Rust. We have the C++17 folks who promise the safety and ease of use of modern programming languages with the performance and power of C. And...
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This Week in Numbers: Managing JavaScript Packages with NPM and Yarn

This week we analyze more data from the Node.js Foundation‘s user survey. Almost three-quarters (73 percent) of survey respondents said they use a package manager. NPM was used by 60 percent and Yarn cited by 13 percent. Since Yarn sits on top of NPM, in reality these respondents are referring to...
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Which Programming Languages Use the Least Electricity?

Can energy usage data tell us anything about the quality of our programming languages? Last year a team of six researchers in Portugal from three different universities decided to investigate this question, ultimately releasing a paper titled “Energy Efficiency Across Programming Languages.” They...
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This Week in Programming: That’s How C Does It

I had grand ambitions this week. I’d come across a smattering of articles delving into the history of programming languages, practices, and other Internet-based tidbits. I’d pondered a pithy title like “if !mistake(history) do repeat” and dug through my source materials for evidence, but came up a...
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Anaconda, CPython, PyPy, and more: Know Your Python Distributions

When you choose Python for software development, you choose a large language ecosystem with a wealth of packages covering all manner of programming needs. But in addition to libraries for everything from GUI development to machine learning, you can also choose from a number of Python runtimes—and...
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