I am planning on creating an open source project, however, I was wondering if developers tend to steer away from projects that are coded in VB.net, even if they know VB.net. From what I have read, ...
In recent years it seems that functional programming languages have had a real popularity increase. Languages like Erlang, Haskell, Scala, F# and Clojure seem to be pretty well known and many popular ...
I'm writing a paper right now, and I need a quotable source for the popularity of programming languages. One source I know is the TIOBE index, however, there are several others if you search google, ...
Any .NET developer who is interested in different programming languages knows that F# is the most popular functional language for the .NET platform nowadays. The only fact describing the popularity of ...
I was reading the following article: Great Hackers The following part grabbed my attention: "When you choose a language, you're also choosing a community. The programmers you'll be able to hire ...
Does anybody know how O'Reilly chooses topics to publish? For some reason, I don't see how it can be based on demand. The reason, I ask, is because they haven't published a Delphi book in almost 12 ...
Does anyone know why the Lua progamming language has seen such a rise in popularity recently? I am going by the TIOBE ratings. http://www.tiobe.com/index.php/paperinfo/tpci/Lua.html I've used Lua in ...
When I challenged Chrome development team about their decision to block every version of the Java Plug-in by default (http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=84001). They answered that Java ...
I am wondering if there are technical reasons that make Stab an unsuitable alternative to Java. Stab borrows heavily from C#, bringing many C# features to the JVM: Less verbosity type inference ...
I was reading through the documentation on http://www.springframework.net/. I was extremely impressed with this framework despite the amount of xml configuration it requires. I was wondering why this ...
Who here is learning Go? Are other companies looking at using it? Is it likely to become widely used?
Other than being annoyed at whitespace as syntax, I'm not a hater, I just don't get the fascination with Python. I appreciate the poetry of Perl, and have programmed beautiful web services in bash ...