Year: 2018

A Different Sort of Most Popular Programming / Tech Survey / List / Analysis

A Brief Introduction I always enjoy perusing the various reports, analyses, and so on produced by the development community. For example: The TIOBE Programming Community Index Hacker News Hiring Trends IEEE’s Top Programming Languages JetBrain’s The State of the Developer Ecosystem GitHub’s The State of the Octoverse: Top Programming Languages Raphael Benitte, Sacha Greif, and …

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Learning C#, .NET, and ASP.NET – A More Curated History

Introduction In my previous post I created a massive list of the hundreds of books written about .NET over the past eighteen years. In this post my goal is two-fold: To highlight the authors who have written consistently over a number of years. To highlight authors or books I am particularly interested in. To note …

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A Brief History of Programming Languages

This is based on the Wikipedia article Timeline of Programming Languages as it appeared on 2/15/18. The article itself is much more extensive, this timeline will restrict itself to the better-known languages. This is a highly opinionated list that has some exceptions I’ll probably add eventually… 1954-1957 – Fortran (from concept to implementation) – John …

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