COBOL-inspired caps lock English just don't add up when dealing with large SQL codebases
15 Apr 2021
Key Perl Core developer quits, says he was bullied for daring to suggest programming language contained 'cruft'
'After saying this, I immediately received hostile messages' says pumpking of version 5.x
13 Apr 2021
Not an off-by-one error: Java 16 brings 17 enhancements to Oracle's JDK. We chat to Big Red about what's new
'Other languages may claim that they're vying for the top dog position, but at the end of the day Java is just so prevalent'
16 Mar 2021
This developer created the fake programming language MOVA to catch out naughty recruiters, résumé padders
Multiple Object Versionless Architecture is as popular now as it was two decades ago
10 Mar 2021
Name True, iCloud access false: Exceptional problem locks online storage account, stumps Apple customer service
You're naming yourself wrong?
08 Mar 2021
Perl.com theft blamed on social engineering attack: Registrar 'convinced' to alter DNS records by miscreants
Network Solutions hasn't confirmed what happened, though
02 Mar 2021
Happy birthday, Python, you're 30 years old this week: Easy to learn, and the right tool at the right time
Feature Popular programming language, at the top of its game, still struggles to please everyone
20 Feb 2021
Apple, Microsoft, PayPal among 35 organizations compromised by evil twin dependencies attack
Security researcher finds it's easy to confuse build systems with malicious versions of private software libraries
10 Feb 2021
Foundation thrillogy: Rust programming language gets new home and million-dollar spending account
Mozilla moves Rust under a non-profit foundation
08 Feb 2021
In Rust we trust: Shoring up Apache, ISRG ditches C, turns to wunderkind lang for new TLS crypto module
Elder server httpd to be revitalized with Google-funded memory-safe add-on
02 Feb 2021
O'Reilly's opinionated survey says low-code on the up and modern web dev is 'chilling'
26 Jan 2021
Marmite of scripting languages PHP emits version 8.0, complete with named arguments and other goodies
Hallucinate, Desegregate, Mediate, Try not to hate: INXS of 25 years on, PHP liberates the number eight
26 Nov 2020
Python swallows Java to become second-most popular programming language... according to this index
Coincidentally, Python creator Guido van Rossum joins Microsoft
12 Nov 2020
Microsoft would love to hear about 'critical bugs' in .NET 5.0 ahead of the 'unified' platform's November launch
Dare ye use RC2 in production?
15 Oct 2020
We won't leave you hanging any longer: Tool strips freeze-inducing bugs from Java bytecode while in production
Nothing like servicing an engine mid-flight, huh?
13 Oct 2020
Apple tailors Swift System library for open source and Linux support
Multi-platform not cross-platform, says company – enough to increase interest in the language?
28 Sep 2020
Classy move: C++ 20 wins final approval in ISO technical ballot, formal publication expected by end of year
'Best approximation of C++ ideals so far,' says Stroustrup - but is it too big and complex?
07 Sep 2020
Class move, Java. Coding language slips to third place behind Python in latest popularity contest
28 Jul 2020