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Tink is Google Cryptographic Library for the Cloud, Android, and iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 07, 2018

Tink is a multi-language, cross-platform cryptographic library developed by a group of cryptographers and security engineers at Google to help developers implement cryptography correctly without being cryptographic experts. Under development for the last two years, version 1.2 adds support for Cloud, Android, and iOS platforms, and C++ and Objective-C.

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.NET Core Completes Move to RyuJIT

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Jun 22, 2018

The .NET Core CLR team has announced that their next-generation just-in-time compiler RyuJIT is now completely powering the .NET Core platform. This change makes four architectures available (x86, x64, ARM32, and ARM64) to .NET Core developers. Furthermore, all will benefit from a fast modern compiler design.

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Caching Clang-Based C++ Compiler Zapcc Open-Sourced

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Jun 20, 2018

Zapcc is a caching C++ compiler based on a fork of Clang/LLVM that claims to be up to 50x faster on recompilations and 2–5x faster on full builds. Developed by Creemple and initially released at the end of 2015, Zapcc is now open-source.

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New GCC 8.1 Supports Several Features of C++2a

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  May 07, 2018

GCC 8.1 is the latest major release of the GNU Compiler Collection, bringing experimental support for some parts of the upcoming C++2a standard. Additionally, GCC 8.1 improves profile driven optimizations and brings Go support up to version 1.10.1.

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Visual Studio 2017 Debuts 15.7 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 05, 2018

Microsoft continues to iterate on the development of VS2017 and has recently released its preview of 15.7. This preview debuts support for TypeScript 2.8, NuGet package signatures, and adds Step-back debugging to .NET Core projects.

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Android Studio 3.1 Aims to Improve App Development Productivity

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Mar 31, 2018

The latest release of Android Studio, version 3.1, focuses on improving app development productivity and includes a new C++ performance profiler, command line support for Kotlin Lint checks, SQL code completion and improved refactoring, and more.

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JSON for Modern C++ Reaches Version 3.1

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Feb 06, 2018

JSON for Modern C++ 3.1 adds support for Universal Binary JSON (UBJSON) specification and JSON Merge Patch.

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.NET WebAssembly Support an Ongoing Experiment

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 05, 2017

WebAssembly now ships on by default in the four major browsers and the .NET community continues to push forward to provide .NET developers the ability to compile their to WebAssembly and run it in the browser.

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First Look at Visual Studio 2017 Update 5 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Microsoft continues to quickly iterate development of Visual Studio 2017, and has just released 15.5 Preview, a look at the company’s fifth update to the popular IDE since its release. This update adds new debugging capabilities and performance improvements for C++, Visual Basic, and C#.

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Google Open Sources Abseil, a Collection of C++ and Python Utilities

by Abel Avram Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 28, 2017 3

Google has made available a number of C++ libraries they use internally for many of their projects. Python ones are to follow soon.

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LLVM Has Documented the PDB Format, Complete with PDB to YAML Conversion

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Aug 21, 2017

LLVM can now generate PDB files, allowing the use of Windows debugging tools. In addition, they have documented the format and created tooling for analyzing with and generating PDB files from YAML.

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Profile Guided Optimization Comes to .NET Core

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Jul 27, 2017

Profile Guided Optimization is a native compilation technology that has long been available to native code developers (i.e. Visual C++). Microsoft has announced that this technology is now available for .NET Core developers on Windows x86/x64 and Linux x64.

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Sonatype Acquires Vor Security to Expand Nexus Open-Source Component Support

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 30, 2017

Sonatype announced the acquisition of Vor Security to extend their open-source component intelligence solutions’ coverage to include Ruby, PHP, CocoaPods, Swift, Golang, C, and C++.

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Zero Runtime Exceptions in Production with Elm

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  May 31, 2017

At QCon London 2017, Richard Feldman, software engineer at noredink and author of “Elm in Action” from Manning, explained how their decision to switch to Elm led to a 100,000 LOC system running in production with zero runtime exceptions since 2015. Here, we provide a brief summary of Feldman’s key points.

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Facebook’s New AL Language Aims to Simplify Static Program Analysis

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  May 27, 2017

AL is a simple, declarative language for reasoning about abstract syntax trees that allows to extend Facebook Infer static analyzer.

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