Do you love Ruby’s syntax but also desire the efficiency and speed of C? The Crystal programming language aims for the best of both worlds. It compiles to native code and uses object-oriented programming concepts under the hood. It received an update with version 0.32.0, which added a few improvements to the standard library and some code cleanup.
It’s been a long time coming and it looks like it was worth the wait! Ruby on Rails 6 brings a whole heap of changes with it. In addition to fixes and improvements, there’s also Action Mailbox, Action Text, Parallel Testing, multiple databases & more. Let’s take a closer look.
In this article Henn Idan digs into the buzz around Java through analyzing the current job market, focusing on server side languages. Who knows, it might even help you find your next position.
Current virality of five year old article defending Java demonstrates that hate for the language is still in style – but why do users continue to care?
Takipi sifts through 30,000 GitHub Projects to find out how much each one is being used.
Increasing language fragmentation is biggest threat to Javas future, but its still riding high according to the latest rankings
The JRuby and JVM guy joins illustrious company after being crowned a Java champion.
A smorgasbord of content that we noticed in the opening days of 2013.
A team-up with PaaS specialists Engine Yard is likely to bring Ruby, PHP and node.js support to Oracle Cloud.
The on-premise version of VMwares in-beta cloud platform Micro Cloud Foundry has this week received a huge update, bringing with it several new features.
We take a glance at some of the data stories to emerge out of the race to the White House
Tired of requesting a new development machine for your application? Sick of setting up a new test environment? Have no fear OpenShift is here!
Heroku changes their PaaS thinking – to include Java fully at an enterprise level. Can they make an impact?
Todays latest news is the surest indication so far that JVM language Scala has positioned itself to challenge Java and can only mean good things for Scala devs.