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Kotlin 1.3.60 released with Kotlin Worksheets, support for the new Kotlin/Native targets and other...

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Kotlin 1.3.60 was released yesterday with new features, as well as quality and tooling improvements. This release adds support for more Kotlin/Native platforms and...
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Facebook mandates Visual Studio Code as default development environment and partners with Microsoft for...

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On Tuesday, Facebook mandates Visual Studio Code, the source code editor developed by Microsoft, as their default development environment. Additionally, they also stated that...
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Racket 7.5 releases with relicensing to Apache/MIT, standard JSON MIME, dark mode interface and...

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On Tuesday, Racket, a general-purpose programming language announced Racket 7.5. Racket is based on the Scheme dialect of Lisp programming language and is designed...

Python 3.9 alpha 1 is now ready for testing

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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!

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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

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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!

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

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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

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

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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...

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