The Rise and Rise of Javascript – The Omnipresent Programming Language

JavaScript (JS) is a prototype-based interpreted computer programming language that was originally implemented as part of web browsers so that client-side scripts may interact with the user, control the browser, communicate asynchronously and alter the document content that is displayed. Javascript is dynamic, weakly typed and has first-class functions. It uses syntax influenced by the language C. JavaScript copies many names and naming conventions from Java, but the two languages are otherwise unrelated and have very different semantics. Javascript is also a versatile, multi-paradigm language, supporting object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles. This multi-faceted programming language is now exploding all over the

PHP 5.5 is coming soon

Recently, the 4th alpha version of the new PHP 5.5 was released and the new version of this open source programming language is looking more and more impressive. In this post, we take a look at some of the improvements and features that are expected to be apart of the upcoming PHP 5.5. Generators The biggest addition to PHP 5.5 is the introduction of generators. Generators allow you to create custom functions, which retain state between runs. It works off a new keyword, called yield, which can be used in a function for both inputting and outputting data. Essentially, when the