This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. Swift is an alternative to Objective-C introducing syntactical concepts and programming paradigms well known from other languages but not available in iOS and OSX world yet. In this article, Gustavo Machado, vice president of engineering at KidoZen, details why Swift is an enrichment to iOS and OSX.
Spring XD (eXtreme Data) is Pivotal’s Big Data play. It joins Spring Boot and Grails as part of the execution portion of the Spring IO platform. 1
The book Programming for Kids contains many examples that kids in the age from 9-14 can use to learn the basics of programming with Ruby. InfoQ did an interview with the author Peter Armstrong.
By combining asynchronous I/O with a shared-nothing architecture, PyParallel research project is able to execute code in a parallel context faster than it can using CPython’s normal interpreter. 1
Jazz Automation is a testing framework built to automate and speed up acceptance/functional testing for all types of web based systems or static websites and in any industry. 3