"Computer programming is an art, because it applies accumulated knowledge to the world, because it requires skill and ingenuity, and especially because it produces objects of beauty." Donald Knuth, 1974 It’s better to start your journey into the career of programming by answering the question “Do you really need programming?” This question does not… Continue reading I would like to become a programmer. What is the best programming language to start with?
The IT sector is flourishing. If you've used a computer for at least a couple of times in the last few years, you've probably noticed this. I’ve noticed it myself even more after a business trip to Stockholm where I was lucky to attend some conferences and learnt more about Swedish IT industry tendencies. These… Continue reading What programming languages are most popular in Sweden?
Working with many startups I was wondering recently why Python and Ruby are so popular and common with young and promising startups, especially Scandinavian ones as my experience shows. I am curious if anyone has analyzed the trend towards Python over Ruby with startups? Also I would like to find out what are the advantages… Continue reading Why startups choosing: Python and Ruby?
Ruby is a dynamic programming language that gains popularity year by year due to its simple syntax and effectiveness. There are many web frameworks written in Ruby. I’m pretty sure everybody heard of Ruby on Rails, but are there any other Ruby frameworks deserving attention and offering better options than Ruby on Rails does? With… Continue reading Ruby web frameworks overview: any to compete with Ruby on Rails?
Debates about which programming language is the best are always hard and heated. Likewise, there’s no ideal language that works for all web application project requirements. Wikipedia is written in PHP. Gmail is written in Java. Python is number one choice of Google and YouTube. Ruby is used to create Twitter and Hulu. Slashdot is… Continue reading Best Web programming languages: Python and Ruby. Are they worthy rivals for the title against PHP?