programming language

When it comes to teaching programming in an academic setting, what is the best programming language for the job? Grace is an open source programming language specifically designed to meet the needs of teaching and learning programming in an educational setting.
1 comment Posted 25 Mar 2015 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed
Our last poll, in which our readers picked their favorite programming lanaguage for beginners, had almost 30 comments and 2,300 votes. And, it's still open for voting! Python leads C/C+ and Javascript, and a few others, with over 1,000 votes.
10 comments Posted 24 Mar 2015 by Opensource.com (Red Hat) Feed
Top 5 articles of the week, dinosaurs
Welcome to the Opensource.com Weekly Top 5! We cover GitLab, Docker, Symphony... Firing community members and which is the best programming language... and more!
0 comments Posted 13 Mar 2015 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
According to TheNextWeb, Data Scientists are “changing the face of business intelligence." And, the increased availability of data has made data science crucial to product development, and creating and managing innovations that are too complex for automated systems, especially in a world where... Read more
2 comments Posted 27 Jan 2015 by David Smith Feed
By relaxing its rather constrictive membership process, The Python Software Foundation is starting to uncoil. And Nick Coghlan, Provisioning Architect in Red Hat Engineering Operations, couldn't be happier. Coghlan recently earned a seat on the Foundation's Board of Directors, where he'll help... Read more
1 comment Posted 2 Jul 2014 by Bryan Behrenshausen (Red Hat) Feed
The R programming language is used for data visualization and expermiental analysis for the likes of Facebook and has a rapidly growing user base of more than two million. What began in 1995 as an open source academic research tool has evolved for use among commercial and industrial businesses... Read more
0 comments Posted 1 Jul 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
Python in the enterprise
This is a summary of Jessica McKellar's talk about Python in the Enterprise at the All Things Open conference this year. She is on the Board of Directors for the Python Software Foundation and an active leader of the Boston Python User Group. Python, the programming language, is an open source,... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 Nov 2013 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
trademarks
UPDATE: In a March 22 press release, the PSF announced that the parties have reached an amicable resolution. According to the PSF, "Veber has withdrawn its trademark filing and has agreed to support the [PSF's] use of the term". Veber will rebrand its Python cloud server and backup services. For... Read more
1 comment Posted 26 Feb 2013 by Richard Fontana (Red Hat) Feed
Can–or should–a programming language name be a trademark? The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the administrative board within the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that adjudicates whether trademarks can be registered, recently decided that the word “Lua” was not a generic name for a programming... Read more
19 comments Posted 31 Aug 2010 by Pam Chestek Feed