Facebook releases Retrie for sprucing up complex Haskell projects

Facebook’s development team has open-sourced code refactoring tool Retrie for large Haskell codebases.  Retrie is MIT licensed and just...

Rust library team thumbs through reorg playbook, calls for new members

With the Rust project expanding, the programming language’s standard library team is trying a separation of concerns between public API design and...

Micronaut takes small step with 2.0 release, big one for Java...

The team behind Micronaut, a framework for building JVM applications in Java, Kotlin, or Groovy, has completed version 2.0 of the project,...

Wondering how C++ got this far? So does its creator

In a recently released and, by his own admission, far too long paper, C++ creator Bjarne Stroustrup tries to come up with...

Alive and kicking: Java-IDE Apache NetBeans hits 12.0

A little more than a year after becoming an Apache top-level project, NetBeans is pushing out long-term support release 12.0. The latest...

Rust 1.44 shines light on not-so-standard contexts and dependency visualisation

Without much promotion, the team behind programming language Rust has pushed version 1.44 of its project out of the door, offering users...

Rust moves up in the world, enters TIOBE index’s top 20

Five years after having been awarded “the most loved programming language” badge on Stack Overflow for the first time, Rust finally has...

Flinger of widgets adds a digit: Qt 5.15 completes 5.x series

After a slight postponement, version 5.15 of C++ GUI building library Qt is now available. The long-term support release especially looks to...

C# lead Mads Torgersen goes on the record about upcoming language...

On the second day of Microsoft Build, C# lead designer Mads Torgersen shed light on the many features planned for the 9.0...

Electron 9 helps apps to step into macOS users’ focus

Electron, a framework for writing desktop applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS, just celebrated its 9th major release. The project is largely...