BT

InfoQ Homepage C Content on InfoQ

  • AIDE 2.0 Introduces Support for Native C/C++ Apps

    AIDE 2.0 adds support for C/C++, a new Design View, better UI and improved Git integration. AIDE is an Android IDE running on Android.

  • Is C Still A Suitable Language Today?

    Damien Katz, Couchbase, believes that C is still a great language for back-end programming, while other developers argue that C has too many flaws, supporting C++ or Java, while others like neither.

  • LLVM Proposes Adding Modules to C

    At the November LLVM developers meeting, Doug Gregor of Apple gave a presentation on adding modules to C. This provides a transitional approach to providing modules as a means to both speed up compilation time and to improve the amount of semantic information provided by libraries, which can be used to improve both IDEs and debugging.

  • Interview on Rust, a Systems Programming Language Developed by Mozilla

    Rust is a systems programming language developed by Mozilla and targeted at high performance applications. This post contains an interview with Graydon Hoare, Rust’s creator.

  • Eclipse Juno Brings Eclipse 4 as Standard

    Today, the Eclipse Foundation announced the release of Eclipse Juno, the ninth annual simultaneous release train including over 70 projects and for the first time the Eclipse 4 platform in the standard packages. Read on to find out what's new and noteworthy.

  • Microsoft to C99 Developers: Use ISO C++

    Developers have long requested C99 language support for Visual Studio. Microsoft's Herb Sutter indicates this will not be forthcoming with VS11 and proposes two solutions: using ISO C++ compliant code or switch to a competitor's compiler.

  • SQL Server Drivers for Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    Microsoft has released SQL Server ODBC drivers for the 64 bit version of Linux. These drivers are intended for C and C++ developers using Red Hat’s Enterprise Linux 5 and Enterprise Linux 6.

  • An Update on Google Native Client

    Beside C/C++, Google Native Client has added support for runtimes such as Mono, and a richer set of Pepper interfaces: accelerated 3D, full-screen, File IO, debugging, and others. New languages -Lua, TCL, OCaml- are being ported, and several major producers have ported their game engines or their games to NaCl.

  • Google Native Client Makes Its Debut in Chrome 14

    Google Native Client has been included in Chrome 14 Beta, on its way to become a technology supported in production.

  • Languages Come to Javascript VMs: CoffeeScript 1.0, StratifiedJS, C/C++ with Emscripten, Python

    Javascript's ubiquity and increasingly fast VMs have made it an interesting runtime for languages. InfoQ looks at languages and tools that compile to Javascript: CoffeeScript 1.0, StratifiedJS, the Emscripten LLVM backend which brings C/C++ to Javascript, and more.

  • Languages Come to Javascript VMs: CoffeeScript 1.0, StratifiedJS, C/C++ with Emscripten, Python

    Javascripts ubiquity and increasingly fast VMs have made it an interesting runtime for languages. InfoQ looks at languages and tools that compile to Javascript: CoffeeScript 1.0, StratifiedJS, the Emscripten LLVM backend which brings C/C++ to Javascript, and more.

  • Twitter, an Evolving Architecture

    Evan Weaver, Lead Engineer in the Services Team at Twitter, who’s primarily job is optimization and scalability, talked about Twitter’s architecture and especially the optimizations performed over the last year to improve the web site during QCon London 2009.

  • memcpy() Is Going to Be Banned

    The memcpy() function has been recommended to be banned and will most likely enter Microsoft’s SDL Banned list later this year. memcpy() joins the ranks of other popular functions like strcpy, strncpy, strcat, strncat which were banned due to their security vulnerability through buffer overruns.

  • Is It Premature to Talk About C++ and Java’s Legacy?

    Bruce Eckel’s recent blog post on the legacy left by C++ and Java generated a lot of reaction. While mentioning some design mistakes, he concludes that both languages have had a significant role in programming languages evolution and an important positive legacy. But is it not too early to talk about their legacy?

  • Is it too late for Parrot VM?

    The Parrot Virtual Machine recently had it’s sixth birthday. Parrot is a VM that sprung out of the Perl6 development, which primarily targets dynamic languages, but also for instance .NET and C99. But six years is a long time, and both Microsoft and Sun is targeting this segment. Is it too late for Parrot?

BT

Is your profile up-to-date? Please take a moment to review and update.

Note: If updating/changing your email, a validation request will be sent

Company name:
Company role:
Company size:
Country/Zone:
State/Province/Region:
You will be sent an email to validate the new email address. This pop-up will close itself in a few moments.