Microsoft: Here’s Why We Love Programming Language Rust and Kicked off Project Verona

Microsoft has explained why it’s pursuing ‘safe systems programming’ through efforts like its experimental Rust-inspired Project Verona language and its exploration of the Rust programming language for Windows code written in C++. From a report: The sh… Continue reading Microsoft: Here’s Why We Love Programming Language Rust and Kicked off Project Verona

Arkansas Governor Frames Programmer Who Discovered PUA Data Breach As Acting Illegally

theodp writes: Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson had an odd way of showing his appreciation for the unemployed computer programmer who pointed out a vulnerability in Arkansas’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance website, framing the programmer’s actions a… Continue reading Arkansas Governor Frames Programmer Who Discovered PUA Data Breach As Acting Illegally

Addressing ‘Design Mistakes’ in Node.js, Its Developers Release JS/TypeScript Runtime Deno 1.0

“The makers of the widely used JavaScript server-side runtime, Node.js, have released Deno 1.0, a new runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that addresses ‘design mistakes’ in Node.js,” reports ZDNet:
Just like Node.js or Node, the Deno runtime is for … Continue reading Addressing ‘Design Mistakes’ in Node.js, Its Developers Release JS/TypeScript Runtime Deno 1.0

Developers Say Google’s Go is ‘Most Sought After’ Programming Language of 2020

Lots of developers really want to learn Go, a programming language for large systems created by Google, meanwhile most developers are sick of attending meetings, and most of those working at multinational corporations aren’t happy there. From a report:… Continue reading Developers Say Google’s Go is ‘Most Sought After’ Programming Language of 2020

GitHub Code Scanning aims to prevent vulnerabilities in open source software

GitHub has made available two new security features for open and private repositories: code scanning (as a GitHub-native experience) and secret scanning. With the former, it aims to prevent vulnerabilities from ever being introduced into software and, … Continue reading GitHub Code Scanning aims to prevent vulnerabilities in open source software