Kotlin language maker JetBrains: Windows 10 and M1 macOS get Android Jetpack Compose

Czechia-based developer tools company JetBrains is making progress with its open-source UI framework, Jetpack Compose for Desktop. 

JetBrains is the designer behind Kotlin, the Google-endorsed programming language for Android app development that’s compatible with Java.

The company has been working on Jetpack Compose for Desktop, a UI framework for Kotlin apps helps developers build slick user interfaces (UI) for apps.

It launched the open-source project off the back of Google’s Jetpack Compose, a UI toolkit that builds on Android Jetpack, which itself is a set of software libraries for Android app development done in Kotlin.

As Google describes it, Jetpack Compose combines application programming interfaces (APIs), Kotlin, and a reactive programming model. 

Google released the alpha version of Jetpack Compose in August but first took the wraps off Jetpack at its 2018 I/O conference and has been working on improvements ever since via new libraries. Jetpack is used by more

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Amazon: We’re hiring software engineers who know programming language Rust

Rust, the programming language hatched at Mozilla, has found a major fan in Amazon Web Services (AWS). 

AWS has announced its intention to hire more Rust developers in coming months as part of its plan to support the open-source community behind the young language, which has become popular for systems programming. 

Open-source Rust only reached version 1.0 five years ago. It was created with a prime goal of eradicating memory-related security bugs in Firefox’s Gecko rendering engine. Many of these security issues were because the engine was written in C++, which Mozilla described as having “an unsafe memory model”. 

Microsoft is also a big fan of Rust has been exploring its use in search of a way of reducing memory-related vulnerabilities in Windows components written in C and C++. But while Rust is well liked, not many developers are familiar with it, Stack Overflow found in its 2020 survey of

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Post-Pandemic Analysis: Online Language Learning Market | Cost Benefits and Flexibility of Online Language Learning to Boost Growth

The online language learning market is expected to grow by USD 21.57 billion during 2020-2024. The market will have a positive impact due to the spread of COVID-19. Factors such as lockdowns, supply chain disruptions, and change in consumer behavior have greatly influenced the demand for online learning services. Besides, the cost benefits and flexibility offered by online language learning models are expected to foster market growth during the forecast period.

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Online Language Learning Market: Cost Benefits and Flexibility of Online Language Learning

Online language learning programs are less expensive when compared to offline learning programs. They eliminate the need for classroom space,

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