Programming and Coding

Programming and Coding

The wonderful world of software engineering and software creation, centered around languages like D, Java, Python, Dart, and C++.

Hello World in C++

3 Mar 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TechCogs

C++ is truly a historic language.  Based heavily on C, most client applications, especially in embedded systems and commercial software, are still written in C++, and the language continues to evolve and add new features.  C++ compilers have become m...

Hello World in Java

28 Feb 2020 2 minute read 0 comments TechCogs

Java is a very common language these days.  It's largely used for servers and especially for Android applications, being the main language for Android. Java syntax is inspired by C++ but in Java, unlike in many other programming languages, everything...

Writing Hello World in Rust

26 Feb 2020 1 minute read 2 comments TechCogs

Rust is a newer programming language that's growing in popularity.  While it has some similarities to languages like C++ and Go it's very much its own thing with its own syntax.  Despite that, writing the classic Hello World program in Rust is fairly...

Declaring Variables in Go

25 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TechCogs

Declaring variables is one of the most fundamental things in any programming language, and declaring variables in Go is a little different than in languages like C++ or Java.  In languages like C++ and Java you declare the variable type first followe...

Hello World Program in Go

25 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TechCogs

Go is an open source programming language created by Google.  It was originally created not only to be easier than C++, but also to compile much faster.  In addition a normal Go program bundles everything it needs into one executable file when compil...

Hello World in the D Programming Language

22 Feb 2020 1 minute read 2 comments TechCogs

Whenever someone starts learning a programming language it's become customary for their first program to be a Hello World program, a program that simply prints the phrase, "Hello, World!" to the terminal or console. Today we'll take a look at the sta...

Playing in the MUD

21 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TechCogs

There’s a special place in computer history for MUDs (Multi-User Dungeons). In the history of games MUDs were the first multiplayer online game, originally being playable across local area networks at colleges, then eventually, after it was invented,...

Java: The Anything Language

20 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TechCogs

When Java was first released in its current incarnation, when it became known as Java, its tagline was, “Write once, run anywhere”. What they didn’t tell you were you hoops you had to jump through to distribute the software, especially if the people...