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GitHub’s Scientist puts Ruby rewrites to the test

The tool, now at version 1.0, tests production data and behavior to help developers refactor critical paths

Paul Krill

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The battle for Node.js security has only begun

The Node Security Project identifies four primary security issues with Node.js

Paul Krill

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Turns out machine learning is a champ at fixing buggy code

Here's yet another new application of machine learning: MIT has developed a system for fixing errors in bug-riddled code.

Katherine Noyes

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Oracle's Java plug-in move no surprise, but is JavaWS the answer?

Applets may no longer be in vogue, but opinions vary whether Oracle's Java Web Start is a viable alternative

Paul Krill

Java's key to success: Simplicity

Citrine borrows from Ruby, JavaScript, C for object-oriented programming

The open source language is still in development and emphasizes simplicity and readability

Paul Krill

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Google spotlights Go language with new open source load balancer

In its Seesaw load-balancing technology, Google demonstrates how Go can be used to wrap other projects

Serdar Yegulalp

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We're living in the golden age of software development

With an unprecedented choice of tools, languages, platforms, and architectural styles, developers are creating a wildly inventive, software-defined world

Simon Bisson

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Zing! Azul JVM raises the roof for in-memory Java applications

At 2TB capacity, Azul's Zing JVM allows applications to use all the memory in large servers without stuttering or stalling

Paul Krill

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Eclipse Che launches the cloud IDE revolution

Che is a dynamically provisioned on-demand IDE that provides an open source alternative to the JetBrains IntelliJ Java IDE

Paul Krill

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GitLab rev zeroes in on speed, search, and GitHub

On the occasion of its 50th release, GitLab challenges GitHub with performance monitoring and faster search

Paul Krill

Traits and Talents of Devops Ninjas

9 hidden talents of devops ninjas

The secret to devops success begins with an open, flexible, and lazy approach to systems and code

Adam Bertram

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Why open source is the 'new normal' for big data

It's no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are two of the hottest technologies in big data today, but what's less commonly remarked upon is the fact that they're both open-source software.

Katherine Noyes

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