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Programming Language Popularity Measured by Social Media

Red Monk has a superb chart measuring Programming Language Populairity. This post is definitely worth seeing. Stephen O’Grady is following the changes in programming language popularity by watching It compares and contrasts the rankings of programming languages on GitHub[measure by no of Git projects] and Stack Overflow [measured by the number of queries on the language …

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Mozilla and Opera: Signs of Open Source Problems

ZDNet is running a series of much too early obituary articles  for Firefox and Mozilla – and by implication, Opera. Ed Bott sees the money supply running out because  a search sharing deal with Google [80%+ of Mozilla’s revenues] has run out and the negotiations have not produced a new accord. Steven Vaughn-Nichols picks up …

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A Look at Scala

As a programmer who cut his teeth on Assembler [various MT4,UR,HEAD versions] and Fortran, ye Editor is not fond of new programming languages. Having wondered how the Tower of Babel produced so many spoken languages, Babel must have been Ancient Academia where NIH-Not Invented Here ruled the roost and thus so many tongues proliferated. And …

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Steve Jobs Post-PC Era:The Computing Divides

Steve Jobs in his announcement of the Apple iPad 2  emphasized that client computing has reached a Post-PC era. In fact, Jobs cited the complete product line of Apple iDevices as leading the way into the new Post-PC era of computing . Nowhere has this  Computing Divide of the Post-PC Era  been made more apparent than in a …

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Client Software Development – 3 Added Degrees of Complexity

There is no doubt that the classic Computing World is fragmenting. No more the Wintel monopoly as it is losing its 90% market share dominance of the personal computing client scene to upstart Apple iDevices, Android smartphones plus a wave of RIM,Dell, Samsung, Archos and other tablets. The PC, even in laptop form, is no …

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Gaming Widgets and the Change in the RAIA Race

Get the <a href=”http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/bubbles-game” mce_href=”http://www.widgetbox.com/widget/bubbles-game”>Bubbles</a> widget and many other <a href=”http://www.widgetbox.com/” mce_href=”http://www.widgetbox.com/”>great free widgets</a> at <a href=”http://www.widgetbox.com” mce_href=”http://www.widgetbox.com”>Widgetbox</a>! The following game widget can be found here. What is interesting is that it is available in 3 formats: 1)JavaScript – as used just above here 2)Flash – which can embed on just about any website 3)MySpace …

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