TOP 12: Computer Programming Languages That Are In Demand Now And Pay The Highest Salary. Technology keeps changing and the Computer language which was once in demand might suddenly disappear with the advent of a new language and programs. Hence if anyone aspires to become a computer programmer or coder or software engineer it is always advisable that the programmer should learn to build a software by mastering the algorithms, designing principles and technologies at all levels of the stack. Read more

MAKING HEADWAY: Apple’s Swift Creeps Up Dev Language Survey — But It’s Bad News For VB. A new programming language survey shows Apple’s Swift breaking into the top 20 for the first time, while the future of Microsoft’s Visual Basic (VB) in the top rankings is now “unclear”. JavaScript is top by a narrow margin, followed by Java, PHP, Python, C#, C++ and Ruby (the last three are ranked fifth). Read more

NEW INITIATIVE: Consortium Makes Business Case For R Language. As more data scientists and researchers embrace the R programming language and statistical computing environment, the Linux Foundation has moved to strengthen the user community and, with it, the development of more business applications through a collaborative development initiative called the R Consortium. Read more

JAVA TURNS 20: So What Else is New? Oracle’s Java turns 20 this year. C++ hit the big 3-5 last year, while C is over 40. Microsoft’s C#, the baby of the group, is 15 years old. All of these continue to command a significant following even in the embedded space. All have significant corporate support that helps with their staying power and they have been continually updated with new features. Read more


NEXT GENERATION: SharePoint 2016 Built On Cloud Foundation. When SharePoint Server 2016 is released next year, Microsoft’s cloud services will be deeply ingrained, creating a more unified end user experience across components. “Everything we’re doing in Office 365 inspires the [SharePoint Server] product going forward, and you’ll see this cadence continuing,” said Mark Kashman, a senior product manager at Microsoft on the SharePoint team. Read more

HYBRID PLATFORMS: 5 Tips For Boosting SharePoint Hybrid Adoption With Analytics. Your organization has implemented SharePoint, or perhaps a hybrid version including deployments across various environments. But, are you well equipped to thoroughly monitor your adoption rates, to see whether your users are benefitting from the portal? Recently, there has been a significant shift from On-Premises deployments of SharePoint to SharePoint on the cloud, resulting in multiple deployments that can be challenging to consistently track and monitor. Read more

VIDEO SERIES: Data Loss Prevention In SharePoint – Plus New Mobile Encryption Viewers. This Microsoft video introduces the information protection updates coming to Office 365 and demonstrate the upcoming Data Loss Prevention (DLP) capabilities in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, the upcoming Office 365 compliance center, one-time passcodes for viewing encrypted email and the just-released Office 365 Message Encryption viewers for iOS and Android. Read more

AMAZON EC2: SAP And SharePoint Deployments Targeted In Next Generation Upgrade. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has upgraded its EC2 elastic computing instances, offering up the M4 in five different sizes to support a wide range of workloads. The next-generation range instances are available in five different instance sizes to support different workloads.
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