Learning the language

The computing world owes a lot to Unix, and not just because it spawned Linux and Apple’s OS X. Unix also was responsible for the C programming language (announced in 1973), which today

Published on: October 14th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Appmethod development environment gets new capabilities

Embarcadero Technologies has released its Appmethod multi-device application  development platform with its latest tools, saying the environment is now ideal for making connected apps for the Internet of Things. Appmethod, which lets developers

Published on: September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

RAD Studio upgrade helps developers build mobile apps easier

It isn’t easy being an application developer, having to deal with multiple languages for creating apps to run on multiple operating systems. Embarcadero Technologies is trying to bring some order into this chaos

Published on: September 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

What’s the next programming language you need to learn?

Many Canadian educators say learning more than one language is a great way to add flexibility to a career. The same could be said for learning programming languages. But if you already have

Published on: July 2nd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Java exploits biggest menace for 2013: Report

Four of the top five most targeted vulnerabilities for the first half of the year were found in the Java development platform, according to a recent report by computer security firm F-Secure Corp.

Published on: September 23rd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Canadian schools miss medals at contest

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- For the first time at the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC), the University of Waterloo can't claim to be the top Canadian school.Instead that honour will go to the

Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Dissecting a championship programming problem

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- The top computer programming talent from universities around the world, including six from Canada, began working Wednesday morning local time in the finals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC).

Published on: July 3rd, 2013 Brian Jackson

Red Hat’s sfotware collections to support Ruby, Python

The beta release of Red Hat’s Software Collections 1.0 will allow developers to use newer versions of languages such Ruby and Python. Software Collections 1.0 is the first in a series of releases

Published on: June 6th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Ruby 2.0.0 released

New language features, debug support and performance enhancements are among the new updates to Ruby 2.0.0, the first stable release of 2.0 series of the object oriented programming language.In a statement accompanying the

Published on: February 25th, 2013