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What is R Programming?

June 7, 2016 4:09 pm Published by

No, that’s not a typo. There’s really programming language that’s simply referred to as “R.” Created by statistician and computer programming John Chambers while working for Bell Labs in the early 1990s, R is a programming language that’s closely aligned...

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Get Your Groove on with ‘Groovy’ Programming

June 3, 2016 1:53 pm Published by

Groovy programming is the brainchild of James Strachan, who first discussed the idea of this object-oriented language for use on the Java platform back in 2003. Since then, numerous versions have been released, with Groovy 1.1 Final officially launching for...

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Overview of Scala Programming Language

May 27, 2016 2:44 pm Published by

Pioneered by Swiss computer scientist and programmer Martin Odersky, Scala is a general-purpose programming language that boasts a strong static type. It was designed to satisfy many of the shortcomings of Java, supporting interchangeable libraries between the two languages. Scala...

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Have You Heard of Rust Programming?

May 20, 2016 1:48 pm Published by

If not, you will soon. Designed by Graydon Hoare, Rust is a general-purpose compiled programming language that emphasis safe, concurrent coding. The idea for creating such a language came in the late 2000s when Mozilla employee Graydon Hoare was working...

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The Rundown on Julia Programming

May 13, 2016 4:31 pm Published by

Have you heard of Julia programming? If not, you probably will soon. This dynamic high-level programming language is able to meet the unique needs of scientific computing while still being an effective tool for general-purpose coding, web development, and specification...

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Crash Course on Pascal Programming

May 6, 2016 3:14 pm Published by

Named after the famous French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal, Pascal is a procedural computer programming language that encourages the use of structured programming practices and data structuring. Pascal is the brainchild of Swiss computer scientist Nikalus Wirth. He had...

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Erlang, a Versatile General-Purpose Programming Language

April 29, 2016 3:40 pm Published by

From telecommunications and banking to instant messaging, e-commerce and more, Erlang is used in wide range of real-world applications. This versatile general-purpose programming language and garbage-collected runtime system is used primarily for developing concurrent and distributed systems. Origins of Erlang...

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What is Ansible and How Does it Work?

April 14, 2016 3:16 pm Published by

Originally developed by Michael DeHaan back in 2012, Ansible is a simplistic, open-source IT automation engine that’s used to configure and manage computers, combine multi-node software development, execute ad hoc tasks, automate cloud provisioning, and other related IT tasks. Because...

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Benefits of PHP for Web Development

April 8, 2016 4:58 pm Published by

Easy to Learn Like all programming languages, there’s some initial investment of your time and energy required to learn PHP. With all things considered, though, PHP is relatively easy to learn, even if you have no prior knowledge of programming....

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