Nano GNU to Receive 3.0 Version

New version of popular UNIX console text editor brings a lot of new features; continue reading to learn more
11 September 2018   579

Developers of nano, a consol text editor for Unix-systems, announced the release of the third version of the program. In nano 3.0, ASCII processing and file reading are accelerated, new keyboard shortcuts are added and bugs related to text display are fixed.

What's New in nano 3.0

  • The speed of reading files was increased by 70%, and the processing of ASCII text has doubled.
  • Changed the way to delete a word at the end of the line.
  • The Ctrl + Delete key combination now erases the word behind the carriage, Ctrl + Shift + Delete - the previous one, and Alt + Q searches in the opposite direction.
  • Checking the spelling of external tools can be disabled.
  • Fixed row numbering error when opening multiple files.
  • The formatter command and the searchagain function have been removed, so Alt + W now performs findnext by default.
  • The No-Convert button is moved to the Insert menu.
  • The Backup and New-Buffer buttons are removed from the main menu, but remain in Write-Out and Insert, respectively.
  • The program ignores pressing Esc if followed by a command key combination.
  • The rcfile error messages are no longer hidden in the Linux console.

GNU nano is a free text editor for use in the UNIX console and Unix-like systems. It is a copy of the Pico editor built into the Pine mail client. In the future, the application will receive syntax highlighting, regular expression support for searching and replacing, as well as a multi-level clipboard and other features not found in Pico.

Tiobe February 2019 Index Released

Groove language is in top 20 again; it's popularity increased due to Gradle; Java is 1st
11 February 2019   300

In February, search engine statistics showed that the dynamically typed Groovy language is gaining popularity again. As analysts of TIOBE noted, it was already in the top twenty of the TIOBE index in 2016 on the wave of interest in the Jenkins system for continuous integration. Now it is pushed forward by the Gradle assembly automation system.

TIOBE Februry 2019 Index
TIOBE Februry 2019 Index

More analysts noticed that the language Hack this month entered the top 50, and TypeScript left it (in their opinion, temporarily). Since February last year, Python and C ++ swapped places, and again topped the list with Java and C.