Programming languages: JavaScript top for web and cloud development while Python rules data science

JavaScript is leading the programming language pack, with Python following in second and C# falling to fourth place, according to a SlashData report.

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JavaScript has added five million new developer users since 2017, according to a new survey.

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A global survey of 17,000 developers suggests that JavaScript remains the world’s most popular programming language “by a wide margin,” with 12.4 million active users worldwide.

SlashData’s State of the Developer Nation Q3 2020 report includes responses from software developers across 159 countries and assesses both the popularity of various programming languages and where they’re used, based on its own estimate of the 21.3 million active software developers worldwide.

According to the report, nearly five million developers have joined the JavaScript community since 2017, with the programming language dominating in web and cloud applications. Least popular was its use in VR/AR applications, and within data science. However, SlashData found that

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Pharmaceutical Caps and Closures Market | Development of Child-resistant and Tamper-evident Packaging to Boost Growth

The pharmaceutical caps and closures market is set to grow by USD 2.43 billion accelerating at a CAGR of about 10%, during the period spanning over 2020-2024. One of the key factors driving growth is the development of child-resistant and tamper-evident packaging. Child-resistant packaging reduces the risk of children ingesting hazardous materials. Growing global sales of pharmaceuticals is a significant trend that will further stimulate market growth. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for pharmaceuticals across the world.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Pharmaceutical Caps and Closures Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

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Technavio categorizes the global pharmaceutical caps and closures market as a part of the global metal and glass containers

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Ready, Set, Gold! Launches Virtual Fall Programming with Support from The Foundation for Global Sports Development and Sidewinder Films

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 20, 2020–

With the new school year underway, Los Angeles-based non-profit Ready, Set, Gold! (RSG) has launched fall programming titled “Ready, Set, Gold! Fall Virtual Series Building Champions in Life Through Sport.” To best serve the students in its community during the COVID-19 pandemic, the health-oriented organization has developed a customized series of videos featuring talented Olympians and Paralympians.

The eight-week video series focuses on inspiring a growth mindset and will give students the opportunity to exercise alongside Olympians and Paralympians and learn life lessons from the athletes. In each 30-minute video, the athletes will provide motivational messages to encourage a healthy lifestyle for students while they are learning from home. Some of the video topics include embracing challenges, healthy living and cooking, perseverance, and self-awareness. The corresponding workouts put these concepts into action.

“When kids play, they are both physically and mentally healthier,” said Michaela Reynolds,

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Custom Software Development Company TopDevz Delivers A New Insurance Claims and Payment Processing System for A Leading Healthcare Consultant

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — TopDevz, one of America’s fastest-growing custom software development companies, has announced the delivery of a new insurance claims and payment processing platform for medical practices to a leading healthcare management and consulting services provider.

TopDevz is a team of elite software developers, designers, project managers and quality assurance testers who live and work in the United States and Canada on some of the Nation's most sophisticated software development initiatives. (PRNewsfoto/TopDevz)
TopDevz is a team of elite software developers, designers, project managers and quality assurance testers who live and work in the United States and Canada on some of the Nation’s most sophisticated software development initiatives. (PRNewsfoto/TopDevz)

The Client

As a provider of consulting and management services for medical offices across the United States, this medium size company prides itself in handling day-to-day functions for its clients and allowing them to focus on their core business: providing exceptional healthcare. Specialized in audits, insurance claims processing and billing, they give their clients peace of mind and ensure they generate consistent cash flow and operate a successful practice.

The Challenge

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Genies updates its software development kit and partners with Gucci, Giphy

Genies, has updated its software development kit and added Giphy and Gucci as new partners to enable their users to create personalized Genie avatars.

The company released the first version of its sdk in 2018 when it raised a $10 million to directly challenge Snap and Apple for avatar dominance. Now, with the latest update, the company said it has managed to create a new three dimensional rendering that can be used across platforms — if developers let Genies handle the animation.

Genies has already managed to sign up many of the biggest names in entertainment to act as their official manager through their Genies talent agency. These include celebrities like Shawn Mendes, Justin Bieber, Cardi B, and Rihanna. Genies also locked in deals with the National Football League’s player’s association along with Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association.

Now, those celebrities and athletes can monetize exclusive

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Appery.io by Exadel Launches New Website and Plan Customization Models for an Improved Low-Code Application Development Experience

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Exadel (www.exadel.com), a global provider of digital platform engineering solutions and services, today announced Appery.io, its leading low-code app development platform, has launched a new website with Plan Customization Options for users. These changes address the growing need for low-code application development as organizations seek to streamline their development processes.

Visit the new Appery.io website and sign up for free today: https://appery.me/rd

More than 500,000 registered users have built transformative applications using Appery.io, including an AI-powered self-improvement app, a B2B mobile platform for pharma, insurance, and healthcare companies, a water conservation app and more. Some key features of Appery.io highlighted in the new website include:

  • Cloud App Builder: allows users to leverage the speed of drag-and-drop functionality and the power of JavaScript to turn an idea into a complete application in days instead of months with the cloud-based app builder.
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B2Broker Launches New Website and Branding as Part of Corporate Development and Expansion Plans

B2Broker, a leading liquidity and technology provider of solutions to the forex and crypto industry, is pleased to announce it has launched its new website and new corporate branding. This is the company’s first major website and corporate identity update and is aligned with its expansion plans to position itself as the leading global provider in its genre, having secured over 200 institutional customers to date.

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9 circles representing B2Broker’s 9 groups of products (Graphic: Business Wire)

Rationale

While the last few months have presented a challenging situation regarding the Covid-19 global pandemic, B2Broker noted the increases in online trading which impacted on demand for Forex and crypto-related services from brokerages. The situation served as an important trigger to move forward with the new website and branding project to provide current and potential clients access to encyclopedic information and

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Foxconn unveils software/hardware open EV development platform

Foxconn unveils software/hardware open EV development platform

Ninelu Tu, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES

A joint venture newly established by Foxconn Electronics and Yulon Motor has unveiled MIH, a software/hardware open platform for developing electric vehicles (EVs), according to Foxconn.

MIH features software definition, structure of layers for software/hardware and open ecosystem, and is expected to solve existing problems for EV development, said Foxconn CTO William Wei.

By virtue of software definition, EVs can be upgraded; the structure of layers for software/hardware can reduce time for vertical development of EVs; technology tools available on the open platform can lower entry barriers to the EV industry and encourage more companies to be engaged in EV development, Wei explained.

MIH will focus on flexible and customized modules of key components, light weight and integrated molding parts, EEA (electronic, electrical and automation engineering) architecture and autonomous driving.

Foxconn chairman Liu

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Three Ways Software Development Companies Drive Digital Acceleration

As VP of Operations at BairesDev, Damián is responsible for the entire customer relations life-cycle, safeguarding the company’s operations.  

The concept of digital acceleration (clearly a child of digital transformation) has grown exponentially in the past couple of weeks. Nothing unexpected, considering the huge demand for technology solutions that the novel coronavirus pandemic generated on a worldwide scale. Nonetheless, as most businesses moved digital transformation to the top of their to-do list, many have stumbled upon the harsh reality of technology adoption: It takes crucial know-how to do it right. 

Working with software development companies has become one clear long-term solution for this dilemma. The industry knowledge, expertise and technology capabilities they bring to the table often just can’t be matched by in-house operations. And, what’s more, outsourcing IT services has proven to be a faster and more cost-effective way of developing high-quality products, even in industries as

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Global Computer On Module Market | Rising Need for Faster Product Development to Boost Market Growth

The global computer on module market size is poised to grow by USD 360.19 million during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of almost 6% throughout the forecast period, according to the latest report by Technavio. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Download a Free Sample of REPORT with COVID-19 Crisis and Recovery Analysis.

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Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Computer on Module Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)

The computer on module market is driven by the rising need for faster development. Features of COMs allow many firms to customize products based on their requirement. The combination of an off-the-shelf COM and an application-specific carrier board

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