The D programming language continues to advance and show signs of promise as a high-quality computer programming language that may eventually prove competition for C. Last month there was the 2013 D programming language conference where a lot was discussed.
Phoronix: Red Hat Puts Out Ceylon 1.0 Language, Compiler
Phoronix: Leaf: A New "Soon To Be Great" Programming Language
Leaf was announced this weekend, which is described by its developer as "a soon to be great new programming language." The language has been in development for one year and leverages LLVM as its compiler back-end...
Like a fine wine, programming languages get better with age. Programming languages take years to become established and dominant. The deciding factor for many programmers when selecting a language for a particular project has been popularity and language acceptance, so this is a hard cycle to break for newcomers.
Are you an absolute beginner who wants to get started with programming or an expert one interested in trying new cool languages – you may find a great one from the top 10 list of programming languages which are popular now (it’s based on a recent Hacker News Poll about the favorite programming language, a couple of days ago).
Some months ago, I read a webpage, maybe a blog, of an "old guy" where he says that this nosql hype is just a form of reinventing a wheel.
I remember that there was a programming language that took data from disk in a streaming way, not everything to memory at once. I don't recall the programming language (maybe IPL?), but I think it is not a very well known language today.