Java falls as Python rises
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Friday, 06 November 2020 12:18

Java falls as Python rises


History made

For the first time in the history of TIOBE's index, Java has slipped out of the top two, leaving Python to occupy the spot behind C.

2019 was the “Year of C”
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Monday, 20 January 2020 11:33

2019 was the “Year of C”


She still sells C shells by the C shore

The TIOBE Programming Community has released an index indicating the popularity of programming languages in which it recognised C as the programming language of the year 2019.

Python eats Java
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Monday, 11 November 2019 10:36

Python eats Java


Most popular on Github

Python has climbed over once-dominant Java to become the second most popular language on Microsoft-owned open source code sharing site GitHub.

Apple’s documentation is missing
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Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:01

Apple’s documentation is missing


A developer has even looked at the back of the sofa but there was nothing

Developer Chris Krycho has attracted a fair bit of attention for pointing out that parts of Apple’s software documentation is non-existent.

Amazon working to make Java free for its users
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Amazon Corretto is no cost

Amazon wants to make sure Java is available for free to its users in the long term with the introduction of Amazon Corretto.

Oracle opts for Java SE subscription model
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$2.50 per month per PC user

Oracle has announced its commercial support program for Java SE (Standard Edition), opting for a subscription model instead of one that has had businesses paying for a one-time perpetual licence plus an annual support fee.

Java most popular
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Monday, 11 June 2018 11:39

Java most popular


JavaScript is the most used

Java remains the most popular primary programming language, but JavaScript is the most used programming language overall, according to a recently released report from JetBrains on the State of the Developer Ecosystem in 2018.

Oracle removes serialisation from Java
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Changing the dog's breakfast

Oracle plans to drop serialisation feature from Java which has been causing it huge security problems.

Oracle puts the squeeze on Java business users
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Pay up or you will not get patches and security updates

Business users of Java SE 8 have been told that they will no longer receive patches and security updates for the software from the beginning of next year, unless they write a cheque for a commercial licence.

Oracle gives up on Enterprise Java
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Monday, 21 August 2017 11:54

Oracle gives up on Enterprise Java


Opens the open sauce bottle

Oracle wants to give up leading the development of enterprise Java and is looking for an open source foundation to take on the role.