During the discussions surrounding my post about web and scripting language job trends, a question was raised regarding a comment made about Ruby and Rails: Obviously, Ruby and Rails are tied together, but seeing the growth trends starting to separate is a good sign for Ruby as a standalone language. What I did not realize… Read More Do Frameworks Spur Adoption Of Programming Languages?
At the beginning of this month, I compared the job trends for traditional programming languages like C++, Java and others. This is the second post of the recurring programming job trends posts, where we look at web and scripting programming languages. Granted, web and scripting languages does not accurately describe the list of languages, but… Read More Web & Scripting Programming Language Job Trends – February 2011
PLEASE REVIEW THE MORE RECENT VERSION FOR FEBRUARY 2011. At the beginning of this month, I compared the job trends for traditional programming languages like C++, Java and others. This post is one of the recurring programming job trends posts, where we look at web and scripting programming languages. Feel free to review the web programming… Read More Web & Scripting Programming Language Job Trends – August 2010
UPDATE: Please see a more current version of web and scripting languages for August 2010. At the beginning of this month, I compared the job trends for traditional programming languages like C++, Java and others. That was initially done because of TIOBE releasing their yearly language rankings. I also noticed that is was approximately 6… Read More Web 2.0 Programming Language Job Trends – February 2010
Every month, TIOBE updates their popular programming language list. I tend to ignore the monthly updates as longer term trends are normally more interesting. Last week, TIOBE released the updated yearly list for 2009. This is where you can see actual language trends. Much to my surprise, TIOBE announced that Google’s Go programming language was… Read More Google’s Go and Apple Development Are Gaining Ground
I wrote a post over a week ago that has seen more traffic than this blog gets over the course of months. I have Digg to thank for that traffic. That post was regarding what programming language I recommend to people new to software development. Once Digg gets a hold of a story, the comments… Read More Explaining My List of Programming Languages
As I do my professional and personal work, I am always looking for the best tool for the job. In software development, there are several programming languages that can be used for a wide variety of reasons. I am often asked by people new to software development what is the best language to learn. They… Read More What Programming Language Should I Learn?
Image by Lukadium via Flickr You know someone is going to compare the two APIs from Mixx and Digg. I figured I should give it a try as a complete Mixx zealot 🙂 I have used both APIs recently so I have applicable experience in the matter as well. The development of YackTrack did not… Read More Social News API Wars: Mixx vs. Digg