Thursday, November 10, 2011

C/C++ going stronger than what people think

TIOBE published their programming language index for November, 2011 today and as per the usual trend Java, C and C++ are the top three programming languages. I am surprised to see that even after becoming old compared to many of the widely used programming languages, C and C++ are still holding their spots. I am particularly happy to see those three languages at the top because those are also my top three favorite languages. I would be happy to see Python and Ruby doing better. Here is the graph on long term trends on top ten programming languages from that site:


Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Development model using Git branching

I just read the awesome post on a Git branching model for software development. Thanks Naseem bhai for sharing the link with me. Git is my most favorite SCM tool. I think I am going to use the model for all personal projects. The author of the blog made his points by providing very clear examples. It is surely worthwhile to read it.