News tagged with programming language

Making Web applications more efficient

Most major websites these days maintain huge databases: Shopping sites have databases of inventory and customer ratings, travel sites have databases of seat availability on flights, and social-networking ...

Aug 31, 2012
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Designing the hardware

Computer chips' clocks have stopped getting faster. To maintain the regular doubling of computer power that we now take for granted, chip makers have been giving chips more "cores," or processing units. But ...

Feb 23, 2011
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Google Dart debut sparks chatter of JavaScript coup

(PhysOrg.com) -- When the news appeared earlier this week that Google was unveiling a new programming language, Dart, for developers. tech blogs ignited with talk of how Google is staging a JavaScript coup. ...

Oct 12, 2011 report
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Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version

(Phys.org)—Google on Tuesday released its first stable version of Dart SDK. Dart is a programming language for Web applications that Google thinks will offer an improved, easy to learn, high performance ...

Oct 17, 2012 report
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Inventing language

(PhysOrg.com) -- Last Thursday, the day after the New York Yankees won their first World Series of the 21st century, MIT Institute Professor Barbara Liskov, the 2008 recipient of the Turing Award — frequently ...

Nov 10, 2009
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