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.
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Why is PHP losing its popularity?
The treasured web development program turns down in popularity but still retains its position as a widely-used programming language.
PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor once was the most widely used programming language worldwide, but recently, it has gradually started to go down in popularity.
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An almost decade-old bug in Microsoft’s 64-bit VBA causes complaints
A compiler bug in 64-bit Visual Basic for Applications on Windows has been present for years, according to a complaint by a user, and is responsible for preventing migration to 64-bit Office. The problem was reported by a StackOverflow user and is found in code that runs correctly in 32-bit VBA but... Read more
Microsoft says it is going after Excel macro malware
Since the 90s, macro malware has been a big part of a hacker’s toolkit. Even in recent times, the technique has continued to endear itself to cybercriminals, with its simplicity, which makes malware infections easy to initiate.
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