News tagged with programming language

Writing programs using ordinary language

In a pair of recent papers, researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have demonstrated that, for a few specific tasks, it's possible to write computer programs using ordinary ...

Jul 11, 2013
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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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Excel programming for nonprogrammers

Microsoft’s Visual Basic programming language lets Excel users customize their spreadsheets in all kinds of time-saving ways, but few people take advantage of it. Although designed to be intuitive and ...

May 08, 2012
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An oracle for object-oriented programmers

In the last 40 years, the major innovation in software engineering has been the development of what are called object-oriented programming languages. “Objects” are, effectively, repositories for ...

Oct 07, 2011
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Computer learns language by playing games

Computers are great at treating words as data: Word-processing programs let you rearrange and format text however you like, and search engines can quickly find a word anywhere on the Web. But what would it ...

Jul 12, 2011
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Google Releases DIY Android App Inventor (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google has announced a new software development program that lets anyone develop an application for Android devices; it’s called the App Inventor for Android. Google says the software is ...

Jul 12, 2010 weblog
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Google Go gets going (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Google has introduced its new experimental programming language Go, which aims to combine speedy application development through simplified coding with high-speed program execution.

Nov 11, 2009 weblog
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Facebook releases Hack programming language for HHVM

(Phys.org) —Facebook this week unveiled Hack, a programming language they had in use for a year but have now released as per an official announcement posted on the engineering blog on Thursday. What's in it for programmers? ...

Mar 23, 2014 weblog
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