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Nim 0.20.0 (1.0 RC1) released with many new features, library additions, language changes and...

Yesterday, the Nim team announced the release of Nim version 0.20.0. Nim is a statically typed compiled systems programming language, which successfully combines the...
Tidelift aims to make open source software more sustainable

Researchers highlight impact of programming languages on code quality and reveal flaws in the...

Researchers from Northeastern University, University of Massachusetts, Amherst and Czech Technical University in Prague, published a paper on the Impact of Programming Languages on...

Storm 2.0.0 releases with Java enabled architecture, new core and streams API, and more

Last week, Apache Storm PMC announced the release of Storm 2.0.0. The major highlight of this release is that Storm has been re-architected in...

TypeScript 3.5 releases with ‘omit’ helper, improved speed, excess property checks and more

Yesterday, Daniel Rosenwasser, Program Manager at TypeScript, announced the release of TypeScript 3.5. This release has great new additions in compiler and language, editor...
Python has a strong showing in Stack Overflow's 2019 developer survey

Ian Lance Taylor, Golang team member, adds another perspective to Go being Google’s language

Earlier this month, the Hacker News community got into a heated debate on whether “Go is Google’s language, and not the community’s”. The thread...

Is Golang truly community driven and does it really matter?

Golang also called Go is a statically typed, compiled programming language designed at Google. Golang is going from strength to strength, as more engineers...
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Rust 1.35.0 released

Yesterday, the Rust team announced the release of Rust 1.35.0. This release highlights the implementation of Fn* closure traits for Box<dyn Fn*>. Additionally it...
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Wolfram Engine is now free for developers

Yesterday in a blogpost, Stephen Wolfram posted about launching a free Wolfram Engine for developers. The Wolfram Engine runs on any standard platform like...

Racket 7.3 releases with improved Racket-on-Chez, refactored IO system, and more

Earlier this week, the team behind Racket announced the release of Racket 7.3. This release comes with improved Racket-on-Chez, refactored IO system, a new...
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.NET Core releases May 2019 updates

This month, during the Microsoft Build 2019, the team behind .NET Core announced that .NET Core 5 will be coming in 2020. Yesterday the...

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The V programming language is now open sourced – Is it...

Yesterday, a new statically-typed programming language named V was open sourced. It is described as a simple, fast, and compiled language for creating maintainable...

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