Wednesday, June 08, 2011A decade later, W3C finalizes CSS 2.1 It took a while, but the World Wide Web Consortium has updated the style language for the Web after running 9,000 tests
Monday, June 06, 2011Scala founder: Tools needed to boost enterprise usage In addition to programming aids, getting the language in more computer science programs at universities would help, Martin Odersky said at a conference.
Thursday, May 12, 2011Typesafe will take Scala development to enterprises The startup company's new JVM-compatible Scala-based software stack is geared toward parallel and distributed computing environments
Monday, August 16, 2010Java founder derides Oracle's lawsuit against Google Java founder James Gosling has weighed in on Oracle's lawsuit against Google over Android's use of Java, saying the unsurprising litigation was about ego, money, and power.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010Google exec worries over 'rudderless' Java The chief Google Java architect calls on Oracle to put Java back on track after years of technical and licensing disputes
Thursday, March 25, 2010IBM marks 10 years of Linux on SystemZ During celebrations at its Poughkeepsie plant of a decade of opening its mainframe to run Linux apps, a Canadian student is recognized as a winner of the 2009 Master the Mainframe Contest. An exec explains why the mainframe is “middle-aged”
Friday, February 26, 2010Google Go gets praise from developers The programming language, unveiled four months ago, aims to combine the speed of Python with the robustness of C++. Developers are happy with fast code improvements and communication lines but caution against some areas still being immature
Friday, November 27, 2009Graphical coding is like ‘smokin’ dope’ A panel of Microsoft distinguished engineers offers revealing and humorous views on the state of programming
Sunday, April 26, 2009Waterloo takes bronze at programming challenge The ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest drew the 100 best programming teams from universities around the world. Which one is the world champion? WITH LOCATION VIDEO FROM STOCKHOLM
Sunday, December 23, 2007The battle of the multimedia browser plug-ins Now that Adobe Systems has announced its Integrated Runtime for rich Internet Applications, it is facing competition from Microsoft with its Silverlight software. Industry analysts give their predictions on the next battle of the RIA war.
Friday, September 21, 2007Women in IT: What makes them tick If we want more women to choose technology careers, it'd only be fair to ask why women should want to be in IT. Much of the work capitalizes on women's greatest strengths, but CIOs admit the industry suffers from an outdated image, inadequate promotion and misperceptions about what exactly the work is.
Wednesday, April 12, 2006Alberta University wows 'em at international programming contest The University of Alberta has emerged as the top Canadian team at the 30th Annual Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) world finals held Wednesday in San Antonio, Tex.
Thursday, August 25, 2005PDC: Microsoft set to hail Visual Basic 9.0, .Net query framework Microsoft at its Professional Developers Conference (PDC) next month will discuss a variety of upcoming technologies, including Visual Basic 9.0 and the .Net Language Integrated Query Framework.
Sunday, December 19, 2004U of S IT professor does not compute With a cold beer in his left hand and a pen in his right, Jean-Paul Tremblay settles in his rocking chair to start working on his latest textbook on software engineering. This has been his routine for the past 33 years — and you won’t even see him touch a computer to help him write it.
Thursday, November 04, 2004Offshoring company looks to make programmers obsolete One of India's biggest offshoring players has launched software it promises will make programmers all but unnecessary in converting legacy applications to modern programming languages.