Archives - May 2016

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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7 JavaScript Libraries All Web Developers Should Know

May 26, 2016 8:09 pm Published by

Everyone says JavaScript has transformed web development, and that its libraries are obliterating long established programming languages. BUT, everyone also says that most websites still rely on PHP. Doesn’t really add up, does it? PHP and similar languages have been...

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Erlang Deep Dive

May 23, 2016 3:20 pm Published by

Now that we’ve covered the basic workings of Erlang, let’s dive deep into the nitty gritty. We looked at how to create a simple Erlang code which prints ‘Hello World’ on the screen and have also looked into the Erlang...

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Getting started with Erlang

May 23, 2016 12:11 am Published by

“How long does it take for someone with very little programming experience to become an Erlang expert?” This is one of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to Erlang (and all other programming languages for that matter), but...

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Why Should I Learn Erlang Programming

May 20, 2016 6:22 pm Published by

Programming enthusiasts are flowing towards object oriented programming languages like C++, Java and Python in waves. So when someone says that learning a functional programming language like Erlang is a great option, it’s both surprising and confusing in equal measure....

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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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