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GitHub acquires Spectrum, a community-centric conversational platform

Last week, Bryn Jackson, CEO of Spectrum, a real-time community-centered conversational platform, announced that the project is now acquired by GitHub. Bryn, along with Brian...
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Haskell is moving to GitLab due to issues with Phabricator

The Haskell functional programming language is moving from Phabricator to GitLab. Last Saturday, Haskell Consultant Ben Gamari listed down some details about the move...
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TypeScript 3.2 released with configuration inheritance and more

TypeScript 3.2 was released yesterday. It is a language that brings static type-checking to JavaScript which enables developers to catch issues even before the...

The Golang team has started working on Go 2 proposals

Yesterday, Google engineer Robert Griesemer published a blog post highlighting the outline of the next steps for Golang towards the Go 2 release. Google...
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Rust Survey 2018 key findings: 80% developers prefer Linux, WebAssembly growth doubles, and more

Yesterday, the Rust Survey team published the results of their annual Rust survey of 2018. This year’s survey was launched in 14 different languages which...
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Rust Beta 2018 is here

An announcement post yesterday said that Rust 2018 beta is now in the final phase before release. A new beta has just been released...
Google teams up with tech giants for Data Transfer Project

Google’s global coding competitions, Code Jam, HashCode and Kick Start come together on a...

Last week, Google brought the popular coding competitions Code Jam, HashCode and Kick Start together on a single website. This brand new UI will...

IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 is out with support for Java 12, accessibility improvements, GitHub pull...

Yesterday, the JetBrains community announced IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3, this year’s third major update. The IntelliJ IDEA 2018.3 is a massive new update that delivers...

Red Hat announces full support for Clang/LLVM, Go, and Rust

Yesterday, Bob Davis, Senior Product Manager at Red Hat announced that Clang/LLVM, Go, and Rust will now enter “Full Support Phase”. The support lifecycle...
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GitHub Octoverse: The top programming languages of 2018

After the GitHub Octoverse report last month, GitHub released an analysis of the top programming languages of 2018 on its platforms. There are various ways...

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Go 1.11.3 and Go 1.10.6 released with fixes to security...

Yesterday, the Go team released Go 1.11.3 and Go 1.10.6.  The Go team recommends all users to update to one of these releases. If...
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Python 3.7.2rc1 and 3.6.8rc1 released

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