New app released

Today I am officially announcing that my second app, “Din Lokale Dyrlege” (Your Local Vet), has been released. This is an app released only for the Norwegian app stores, for iOS, Windows Phone 8 and Android. I originally aimed to release this app last year, however due to me being a bit behind schedule I didn’t manage…

Official Raspberry Pi Display and Windows 10 IoT Core

Last year an official touch display for Raspberry Pi was released. Naturally that was something I had to get my hands on, and I did. The screen itself is 7″, has a screen resolution of 800 x 480 px and has 10 finger capacitive touch. For my use I immediately thought of using it as…

24 Days of Hello World Python

We have finally reached Christmas Eve, and the final language in this series, Python. This is a general-purpose, high-level language, designed to emphasize code readability. It supports object-oriented, imperative and functional, as well as procedural programming styles. It has a large standard library, and it provides a dynamic type system and automatic memory management. Python…

24 Days of Hello World Go

It is the day before Christmas, and today I´ll also talk about a relatively new language, called Go. This is a compiled, statically typed language, primarily designed for systems programming. It has features such as garbage collection, various safety features and CSP-style concurrent programming. Today there are two major implementations. Google has one called “gc”,…

24 Days of Hello World Rust

With only a few days left until Christmas, I want to tell you a bit about a relatively new language, Rust. This is a general-purpose, multi-paradigm, compiled language, designed to a safe, concurrent and practical language. It is developed by Mozilla Research, and it supports pure-functional, concurrent-actor, imperative-procedural and object-oriented styles. Today development is sponsored…

24 Days of Hello World Ada

Today I’ll present the language named in honor of Ada Lovelace, Ada. This is a structured, statically typed, imperative language. It is object-oriented, and high-level, which is extended from Pascal, amongst others. By using the compiler to find errors it improves code safety and maintainability. The language have built-in support for strong typing, explicit concurrency,…

24 Days of Hello World COBOL

In this post I will talk a little bit about COBOL (COmmon Business-Oriented Language). This is a language designed for business use. It is imperative and procedural, and as of 2002 it is object-oriented. The language itself is mostly deployed on mainframe computers, and is used in legacy applications, like batch and transaction processing jobs.…