I have been using various forms of messaging for more than 30 years. Messaging has become second nature to me, but I empathize when others say that messaging is to them unfamiliar and intimidating. Since the Actor Model is based on message passing, it stands to reason that this programming model is likewise unfamiliar and intimidating to the same large group of people. There is no need for that. Let’s fix it.
According to the TIOBE Index for April 2019, C++ is currently seeing a steady rise in popularity. It moves into the number three spot behind C and Java. Compared to C++’s early days when it dominated the market and programming world, it is not as widespread, however C++ proves that it still has some kick in its step.
Co-creator of the D programming language Andrei Alexandrescu has taken it upon himself to assess the languages most likely to challenge the position that C currently holds in software development. He’s also encouraged reps from Go and Rust to give their honest opinions, too.
In spite of its central role in banking, many financial employers see IT as a “necessary evil”, says former NYSE programmer and clearpool.io director Dr. Jamie Allsop.
Relatively stable year makes Transact-SQL TIOBE programming language award winner.
Ruben Badaro provides a crash course in monitoring garbage collection in production systems
This article from Manuel Bork introduces the Eclipse project Model Focusing Tools (MFT) that brings Mylyns task-focused interface to the modeling domain.
In this tutorial, find out how to store and search POJOs in a MarkLogic database without giving up consistency, reliability, or scale.
With MongoDB claiming its spot as most talked about NoSQL database, new solutions seem to appear daily. Meet one of them managing the joint.
A couple of ex-Facebook engineers have just launched MemSQL, an in-memory database system which claims to be 30x times faster than conventional databases on disk
Sven Hoffman details how subshell integrated open source video platform Kaltura into their CMS Sophora
The code quality detector in on a charge towards enticing enterprises with some neat improvements with the stable release
The real-time Big Data platform gets a major release, just as enterprises really get their interest piqued by the field.