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...

DataStax sends Cassandra newbies ad Astra with new cloud service

NoSQL database provider DataStax has added DataStax Astra to its Cassandra-based portfolio, this time playing to the database-as-a-service crowd, which has higher...

Language survey: You know what we’re a bit Rust-y on? Getting...

After its first 10 years, interest in Mozilla-bred programming language Rust seems to have run into saturation. Although it continues to be...

Fresh CLion released into arena on its 5th birthday: Woulda, shoulda,...

JetBrains has pushed out version 2020.1 of C/C++ IDE CLion, sporting improved support for CUDA, embedded, and Windows projects.