Bruce Eckel is the author of Thinking in Java, Thinking in C++, and a number of other books on computer programming. He's been in the computer industry for 30 years and periodically gets frustrated and tries to quit—then something like Scala comes along and offers hope and sucks him back in. He's... Read more
Rust releases 1.0 and talks about their new 6-week release cycle. It will allow Rust users access to new features and bug fixes quickly, there are secondary effects that will hopefully lead to higher-quality releases as well.
Pierre-Yves Chibon reports from PyCon 2015 Language Summit and conference.
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.
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!
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
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
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
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