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Archive for April 7th, 2010

The C language is #1 again… Sorry Java…

by @ Wednesday, April 7th, 2010. Filed under tech

After more than 4 years C is back at position number 1 in the TIOBE index. The scores for C have been pretty constant through the years, varying between the 15% and 20% market share for almost 10 years. So the main reason for C’s number 1 position is not C’s uprise, but the decline […]

We like open source… Oh wait, you mean you want to do it around our main frames too???

by @ Wednesday, April 7th, 2010. Filed under tech

According to a letter published today by NosoftwarePatents founder Florian Mueller, Big Blue has abandoned its commitment to the open source community by attacking the Hercules project, which was founded by Roger Bowler more than a decade ago. The mainframe emulator code was written to enable users to run IBM’s z/OS on x64 or Itanium […]

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