The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
By Mikael Ricknäs | 07 May, 2013 13:43
Since the start of the year, hackers have been exploiting vulnerabilities in Java to carry out a string of attacks against companies including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, as well as home users. Oracle has made an effort to respond faster to the threats and to strengthen its Java software, but security experts say the attacks are unlikely to let up any time soon.
By Lucian Constantin | 13 March, 2013 20:18
Much of today's buzz is about alternative programming languages, and the pitch often emphasizes "increased developer productivity" (IMHO, a sham on multideveloper projects). As long as the language has garbage collection, strings, real types, and so on, it shouldn't matter. This means nearly anything at a higher level than C or its mangled Neanderthal cousin C++ should reap the same productivity out of your developers.
By Andrew C. Oliver | 04 March, 2013 14:59
Twitter will soon give developers the ability to filter messages by popularity and language.
By Jay Alabaster | 14 February, 2013 06:05