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Stack Overflow Releases Developer Survey Results 2018

Android developer language Kotlin has risen in popularity, shows Stack Overflow’s annual survey Stack Overflow published their eight Annual Developer Survey results this year, which saw over 100,000 developers take the 30-minute survey. Stack Overflow, a popular developer community and jobs site, revealed the most-popular, top-earning, and preferred programming languages […]

Why Flutter Uses Dart

Many linguists believe that the natural language a person speaks affects how they think. Does the same concept apply to computer languages? Programmers working in different kinds of programming languages often come up with radically different solutions to problems. As a more extreme example, computer scientists eliminated the goto statement […]

The most popular programming languages in 2018, according to TIOBE and PYPL

Java Tops TIOBE’s and PYPL’s Programming Language Popularity Index TIOBE (The Importance of Being Earnest), one of the most popular rating index for programming languages, has released its latest index for February 2018. According to their rankings, Java continues to remain the most popular programming language followed by C and […]

Modern Android development with Kotlin Part 3

I had a comment on the previous blog post: “Great post! I agree the title image is very clever, but as a female Android developer, I’m bothered by it. You seem to assume your audience is 100% straight male”. I didn’t assume anything. It was just popular on the internet. […]

JavaScript Can Not Win

I read a story over on Hackernoon by Jonny Asmar — Javascript Has Already Won. The premise is that Node.js and JavaScript have become so far reaching that it has won out over other programming languages. Unfortunately, this entire line of thinking is nonsense. Not because JavaScript can’t do all the things […]

A Brief Totally Accurate History Of Programming Languages

One Hundred Percent Inspired by Facts 1800 Joseph Marie Jacquard teaches a loom to read punch cards, creating the first heavily multi-threaded processing unit. His invention was fiercely opposed by the silk-weavers who foresaw the birth of Skynet. 1842 Ada Lovelace gets bored of being noble and scribbles in a notebook what […]

Top 7 Programming Languages That Every Developer Should Learn In 2018

Top 7 Programming Languages You Should Learn In 2018 The world of programming is full of action with new programming languages being written, old languages being replaced and frameworks being created. As the technology world continues to grow especially with the oncoming deluge of Internet of Things (IoT), the need […]

Go To Statement Did Nothing Wrong

Go To Statement Considered Harmful You probably shouldn’t use goto statements in your code. The main reason you shouldn’t use them is because they make some people freak out. They’ve just heard that it’s harmful. That’s all they know. There’s a lot of things like that in life — maybe most things are […]

Perl is the most hated programming language by developers, says report

Top 10 programming languages that developers hate the most While most of the analysis done by data firm are done to find out the popular programming language, the data researchers at Stack Overflow decided to do it the other way around, that is to find out the most disliked programming […]