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Python 3.9 alpha 1 is now ready for testing

Three days ago, the team behind Python announced the release of Python 3.9.0a1, which is the first out of the six planned alpha releases...
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Julia v1.3 released with new multithreading features, and much more!

The Julia team yesterday announced a new version of the language, Julia v1.3. A few highlights of this release include new language features such...

ActiveState adds thousands of curated Python packages to its platform

On Tuesday, ActiveState a Canadian software company announced to add thousands of Python packages to its ActiveState Platform. ActiveState helps enterprises scale securely with...

PHP 7.4 releases with type declarations, shorthand syntax in Arrow functions, and more!

Yesterday, the PHP development team announced the availability of PHP version 7.4. This marks the fourth feature update to the PHP 7 series. PHP...

OpenJDK Project Valhalla’s head shares how they plan to enhance the Java language and...

Announced in 2014, Project Valhalla is an experimental OpenJDK project to bring major new language features to Java 10 and beyond. It primarily focuses...

Understanding Result Type in Swift 5 with Daniel Steinberg

One of the first things many programmers add to their Swift projects is a Result type. From Swift 5 onwards, Swift included an official...

PowerShell Basics for IT Professionals

PowerShell is Microsoft’s automation platform for IT Pros. Of late, there have been a lot of questions around the complexity of this latest automation...

Understanding the Foundation of Protocol-oriented Design

When Apple announced Swift 2 at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in 2016, they also declared that Swift was the world’s first protocol-oriented...

Clean Coding in Python with Mariano Anaya

Key-takeaways:   Clean code isn’t just a nice thing to have or a luxury in software projects; it's a necessity. If we want our project to successfully deliver features constantly at...

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Learning Essential Linux Commands for Navigating the Shell Effectively 

Once we learn how to deploy an Ubuntu server, how to manage users, and how to manage software packages, we should take a moment...