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Analysts, programmers and reporters alike say that COBOL is old fashioned - lacks structure, compatibility and brevity. However, by debunking seven COBOL myths, it becomes apparent that COBOL will not become obsolete anytime soon.
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You've heard the buzz about the Clojure programming language. Learn how to begin experimenting with this powerful Lisp dialect.
| Other Language Article Published 13-Apr-11
A new module in Python 3.2 simplifies thread and process submission, results handling, synchronization of execution and worker threads/process pooling.
| Other Language Article Published 28-Feb-11
Python 3.2 is now available. Is it finally time to ditch Python 2.x?
| Other Language Article Published 07-Oct-10
Popular Web development IDE based on Mozilla Framework gets a major update with new Python 3, HTML5 and CSS 3 features.
| Other Language Article Published 31-Aug-10
Commercial vendors are realizing the potential that the R language has for facilitating big advances in analytics and business intelligence.
| Other Language Article Published 08-Jul-10
The final Python 2.x release is now available, but does that mean developers need to jump to Python 3.x now?
| Other Language Article Published 01-Jul-10
How do Scala and F# compare when it comes to application development features such as frameworks, object orientation, and runtime properties?
| Other Language Article Published 26-May-10
New study shows that dynamic language developers are increasingly looking to cloud-based deployments.
| Other Language Article Published 21-May-10
Find out what makes Groovy's code notation both similar to and distinct from Java at the same time.
| Other Language Article Published 19-May-10
Get a concise comparative review of the most essential functional programming features in F# and Scala.
| Other Language Article Published 26-Apr-10
The underlying mechanism that enables polymorphism in Clojure is method dispatch. Find out how it works.
| Other Language Article Published 02-Apr-10
At the heart of Clojure programming language is a powerful set of immutable, persistent collection types. Get a deep dive into a couple of them.
| Other Language Article Published 31-Mar-10
The JRuby language gets commercial support as a major new JRuby version approaches, promising easier integration of Ruby development and Java.
| Other Language Article Published 16-Nov-09
The Zend_Auth component, part of the Zend Framework,
provides a mechanism for authenticating users in your web
apps. Jason Gilmore will show you how use this robust
component to give users the ability to create their own
| Other Language Article Published 02-Oct-09
Learn how to use Windows Azure to setup and deploy your first application hosted in the "cloud."
| Other Language Article Published 01-May-09
Discover the step-by-step instructions needed to connect to a DB2 database from Cognos.
| Other Language Article Published 18-Feb-09
Discover the practice of continuous integration and several of the most popular tools, including Apache's Continuum, Cruise Control (CC), and Hudson, which effectively implement this concept.
| Other Language Article Published 17-Feb-09
Learn to build a text DSL in MGrammar.
| Other Language Article Published 07-Jan-09
Learn how to create fully formatted Microsoft Excel workbooks at runtime. Just use Java with the help of the Apache POI projects' HSSF libraries.
| Other Language Article Published 14-Nov-08
Most mainstream programming languages are based on the paradigm called imperative programming, in which the programmer tells the computer the exact steps what to do. In contrast, there are multiple programming languages that are based on functional programming. Functional programming is making its way to the .NET world with the advent of the F# language. Discover what F# is and why it is useful.
| Other Language Article Published 02-Jul-08
Learn to write easy to understand concurrent programs with Stackless Python, an alternative version of Python that avoids the C call stack and simplifies writing concurrent code.
| Other Language Article Published 02-May-08
Source Configuration Management (SCM) is an essential part in the Application Development lifecycle. Learn about a next-generation source management tool—Synergy CM.
| Other Language Article Published 01-Apr-08
Discover a rich media ecosystem wherein connected participants can form communities of individuals that interact with each other for a variety of purposes.
| Other Language Article Published 17-Mar-08
Python's Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI) provides a standard interface for Python web applications to communicate with web servers. Find out how WSGI works by building a photo gallery application that can run in any WSGI enabled web server, including FastCGI, scgi, AJP, and Apache.