Steve Lionel on Why Fortran Still Matters

Most Web-era programmers work with PERL, Python and Java languages, but Intel’s Steve Lionel says Fortran’s pure number-crunching strength keeps it front-and-center for some apps.

Strike Back at SQL Injections

Structured Query Language is one of the most popular ways hackers attack enterprises. Programmer and trainer Paul Litwin tells you how to identify weaknesses before hackers do.

Is Ruby on Rails a Crown Jewel?

Ruby on Rails is a favorite Web-development environment. As it expands to support other platforms, can Ruby become the cross-platform Crown Jewel?