C++26 adds hazard pointers
The ISO C++ standards committee chair gives an initial insight into C++26. This is a standard for the C++ programming language that will be issued in 2026.
A new standard for the C++ programming language is issued every three years. The last release, C++20, will be succeeded at the end of this ... Read more
Software’s post-pandemic recessionary lag factor
Knowledge is power. But further than any mere level of learning by rote understanding, we use the term ‘savvy’ to denote a particular level of practical knowledge and ability.
Coming out of the post-pandemic period of preparation for the ensuing recession will (arguably) require more savvine... Read more
‘SQL skills are the most sought-after programming skills of 2022’
According to IEEE Spectrum's latest survey, Python is the most popular programming language of 2022 while SQL skills are the highest in demand.
EEE Spectrum conducts an annual survey of the most popular and sought-after programming languages. Python, C and C++ emerged as the three most popular ... Read more
Linux kernel loses IDE support in release candidate of version 5.14
Linus Torvalds published the first release candidate for version 5.14 of the Linux kernel. Torvalds had some remarks accompanying the release, where he made clear his hopes that the release cycle will be smooth, with observations about the smoothness of the process related to the size of the releas... Read more
Google Cloud launches Apigee X to help enterprises scale up
On Wednesday, Google announced the launch of Apigee X, the new major release of the Apigee API management platform it bought in 2016. Amit Zavery, Google Cloud’s head of platform, said that if we look at current events, especially after the pandemic started in 2020, the volume of digital activiti... Read more
New version of Node.js has new diagnostics features
A new version of Node.js has been released. Version 15.1.0 offers, besides the usual bug fixes and other things, a new diagnostics channel feature.
In a diagnostics channel a developer can keep track of all events that take place within an application. This is done in a separate object, so that ... Read more
Red Hat Enterprise Linux has released the RHEL 8.3 beta to users
Red Hat's updates are usually spaced six months apart, and the new update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is here. The beta for RHEL 8.3 will work on all major RHEL architecture, including IBM Power, IBM Z, AMD, Intel 64-bit, and 64-bit ARM.
For users who have the AMD architecture, Secure En... Read more
Python 3.8 introduces Walrus Operator and more
Python 3.8 has been released this October, bringing with it new capabilities designed to help developers produce their code effectively and efficiently.
Known for being open source, Python continues to be a popular, general-purpose programming language used for server-side web development, softw... Read more
Latest release Appian Platform makes encoding faster
Appian comes up with a new version of his low code platform. It must be easier than ever to build business applications. In addition, the process with the renewed platform should be up to twenty times as fast. This is partly due to the expansion of the number of possibilities offered by the platform... Read more
Developers can register a .dev domain with Google
For a long time, Google used .dev domains only internally. But recently it has become possible for developers to register a solar domain as well. That's not cheap yet: at this moment you pay 11.500 dollar (10.132 euro) for a domain name. There's an additional $12 a year.
According to Google, the dom... Read more