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Microsoft announces update to its .NET strategy

Microsoft announces update to its .NET strategy

The company plans to expand C# and F#, but essentially "freeze" Visual Basic. Microsoft offers 3 languages on the .NET platform: C#, F# and Visual Basic. This week the Redmond-based tech giant, in their first .NET update since 2017, announced their strategy for all three languages. Kathleen ... Read more

date1 year ago
Apache Spark gains .NET support

Apache Spark gains .NET support

Microsoft and the .NET Foundation released version 1.0 of .NET for Apache Spark. The package enables developers to use Spark in .NET programming languages such as C# and F#. To develop the package, a team of people from Azure Data Engineering, the Mobius project and .NET was put together. Big... Read more

date4 years ago
Developer survey shows C# losing ground to JavaScript and others

Developer survey shows C# losing ground to JavaScript and others

C# falls in popularity for cloud apps but is still a major player in gaming A new developer survey from Slashdata has shown the popularity of C# dropping from third to sixth place in three years. C# is the primary language of Microsoft's .NET platform. Despite the drop in popularity, however,... Read more

date4 years ago
Latest release of C++ is boosting its popularity with developers

Latest release of C++ is boosting its popularity with developers

New features are making C++ the fastest growing language in the developer community. It's been 35 years since C++ first appeared on the scene. The language quickly became one of the top three programming languages worldwide, with a market share of 17.53% in 2003. Since then, C++ has dropped in p... Read more

date4 years ago

Microsoft open-sources C++ STL on GitHub

Microsoft has made its implementation of the Standard Library of C++ open-source on GitHub. The implementation becomes available under an Apache 2.0 license, with exceptions for LLVM. Stephan Lavavej from Microsoft gave a number of reasons for the move to a company blog post. One of the reasons ... Read more

date5 years ago

Microsoft explores use of programming language Rest

Microsoft wants to investigate whether the Rust programming language can be used as an alternative to C and C++, among other things. In this way, the company hopes to improve the security of its apps and those of others. The announcement was made by Gavin Thomas, Principal Security Engineering Manag... Read more

date5 years ago
Google makes project to sandbox C/C++ libraries on Linux open-source

Google makes project to sandbox C/C++ libraries on Linux open-source

Google has today created an open-source project for sandboxing C and C++ libraries running on Linux systems. This project is called Sandboxed API and is a tool that Google has used internally in its datacenters for many years. The Sandboxed API is now available on GitHub. It also contains all the do... Read more

date5 years ago