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Popular Python Shifts to Annual Updates

Oct 5, 2020 |

The latest version of the Python programming language incorporates a new parser used to convert data files to more usable formats. The update due out this week also marks the beginning of smaller, but more frequent releases, reflecting Python’s growing popularity among data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers. Read more…

Python Dominates, Usage Survey Confirms

Feb 19, 2020 |

Data scientists, machine learning developers and data engineers are turning decisively to the Python programming language, according to a new study.

An annual usage analysis released this week by O’Reilly Media also found a decided shift towards cloud native design for software, IT infrastructure and DevOps. Read more…

R Backers Tout Funding Milestone, Seek Comeback

Aug 28, 2019 |

Reports of the demise of R as a programming language are exaggerated, according to community leaders, who note the R Foundation has so far approved the distribution of grants and sponsorships totaling $1 million. Read more…

Python Gains Traction Among Data Scientists

Jul 19, 2018 |

Data scientists have a growing range of options when choosing analytical tools, and a new survey of tool preferences reveals a roughly even split in preferences among the three leading programming languages. Read more…

Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data?

Feb 12, 2018 |

Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ Read more…

Data Grid Embraces Emerging ‘Go’ Language

Jan 30, 2018 |

Google’s Go language, or Golang, continues to gain traction for distributed cloud computing deployments. Launched in 2009, proponents assert it has emerged as a preferred programming language for developers deploying cloud infrastructure. Read more…

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