In This April Digital Issue:
- Ada 2012: Ada With Contracts
By Robert Dewar
The most important new feature in Ada 2012 is support for contract-based programming, which adds more validation to a language already famous for its focus on reliability.
- The Clojure Philosophy
By Michael Fogus and Chris Houser
Clojure, a modern implementation of Lisp, has blossomed into an important programming language for the JVM. Its elegant implementation heralds the emergence of functional languages on mainstream platforms.
- NetRexx: The Original JVM Scripting Language Returns
By René Jansen
The first scripting language for the JVM was recently open-sourced by IBM. After a major update, it is gaining traction by leveraging its novel design.
Readers comment on C, logging, and bad programmers.
Snapshots of the most interesting items on drdobbs.com including Perl loyalty, why program in C anymore, and programming Intel's 60-core Phi processor.
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