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How programming languages have changed over the years

I recently spoke at Linux Conf Australia about the differences between five programming languages developed over many decades. It was a five minute talk, which didn’t give me enough time to do the topic justice.

I found it an interesting enough exercise to warrant exploring more in a blog post, as it’s a handy way to see how different languages work.

How to write XML-RPC clients

The XML-RPC network protocol is popular, small, and lightweight. It’s designed for clients to make function calls to a server and receive the results in a simple and language-independent manner. Recently developed servers will probably offer remote procedure calls based on more modern technology, for example gRPC. However it’s very possible you will still need to […]

20 languages – Russian the latest

Well done to Dennis and his team from Latvia. PaperCut is now available in the Russian language. This brings PaperCut now to 20 languages with a few more on the way. This was our first language using the Cyrillic alphabet. We had to overcome a few issues with the PDF reports, however the process generally […]