ENTRIES TAGGED "developeryir2010"

Developer Year in Review: Operating Systems

Developer Year in Review: Operating Systems

Windows 7 outshines Vista (not hard), Linux still in peril (hard luck), and the Mac App Store launches (hard sell)

Last year saw Linux fight free of one legal morass, and perhaps right into another; Microsoft take another swing at replacing XP; and Apple bring the App Store model to the desktop.

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Developer Year in Review: Programming Languages

Developer Year in Review: Programming Languages

Java's wild ride, multicore drives functional, and a look at how the usual programming suspects stacked up in 2010.

This year brought confusion and chaos in the Java space, continued growth for functional languages due to the attack of multicore, and the usual popularity for all of the dynamic languages we know and love.

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Developer Year in Review: Mobile

Developer Year in Review: Mobile

Our look back at 2010 starts with the year in mobile.

The past year brought new success for Apple, a breakout for Android, a windfall for lawyers, and app stores galore.

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