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Perl 5 vs Perl 6: Changes You Should Know

July 15, 2016 11:20 am Published by

After being in development for more than five years, the first stable version of Perl 6 — the latest generation of the Perl family of programming languages — was announced in December 2015. Since then, it’s become a popular language,...

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5 Reasons to Learn Ruby Programming

July 8, 2016 2:25 pm Published by

Developed in the mid 1990s by Japanese programmer Yukihiro Matsumoto, Ruby is a dynamic, object-oriented, general-purpose programming language. It was influenced heavily by Perl, Msalltalk, Ada and Lisp. If you’re still skeptical of Ruby, check out some of the following...

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MATLAB Programming

June 17, 2016 1:42 pm Published by

Pioneered by University of New Mexico’s computer science chairman Cleve Moler in the early 1970s, MATLAB (short for matrix laboratory) is computer programming language that supports mathematical and numerical computations, as well as matrix manipulations, function plotting, data plotting, algorithm...

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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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