Just one week ago AMD released their new Radeon HD 7970 graphics cards which introduced a new shader architecture and a new manufacturing process. The company's new flagship is the fastest single GPU graphics card in the world, and reviews across the Internet were generally favourable. Today, we test the Radeon HD 7970's CPU scaling, pitting AMD's recently released Bulldozer-based FX-8150 CPU against two formidable Intel opponents.
Developers plan to invest most of their time, talent and energy in mobile and API projects over the coming year — and will continue to code in a variety of languages, according to a new report. Zend released its Developer Pulse global survey report this morning. The survey itself was conducted in late November 2011; around 3,335 respondents were polled. The company itself is known for its comprehensive focus on PHP, the programming language that powers about a third of the Internet, including Facebook, Wikipedia, WordPress, Zynga and many other household-name-type websites and services. “2012 brings with it escalating requirements for cloud, mobile and social apps,” Zend CEO Andi Gutmans said in a statement, echoing the most dominant trends of the past couple years — the ones that are capturing companies’ imaginations and paying developers’ bills, so to speak.
February 26, 2007 I was incredulous when I read this observation from Reginald Braithwaite : Like me, the author is having trouble with the fact that 199 out of 200 applicants for every programming job can't write code at all. I repeat: they can't write any code whatsoever . The author he's referring to is Imran, who is evidently turning away lots of programmers who can't write a simple program : After a fair bit of trial and error I've discovered that people who struggle to code don't just struggle on big problems, or even smallish problems (i.e. write a implementation of a linked list).