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ECMAScript 6 returns JavaScript to original intent

ECMAScript committee member Jafar Husain talks about what to expect from the specification that defines JavaScript.

Paul Krill

Stop selling software development short

In the decade of the developer, enterprises need to revisit how they budget for and measure the value of software development.

Carlos Melendez

Software developer shortage transcends international boundaries

To solve the talent crunch, more technology education is needed at the grade school level

Fred O'Connor

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12 things I hate about Hadoop

Hadoop is a wonderful creation, but it's evolving quickly and it can exhibit flaws. Andrew Oliver poses a dozen downers to consider before adopting Hadoop.

Andrew C. Oliver

Coding with JRebel: Java Forever Changed

With JRebel, developers get to see their code changes immediately, fine-tune their code with incremental changes, debug, explore and deploy their code with ease, and ultimately spend more time coding.

Why Redis beats Memcached for caching

Redis is the newer and more flexible datastore overall, but Memcached wins for efficiency in specific infrastructure and programming scenarios.

Itamar Haber

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Learning a second programming language? Try these 5 sites

Want to switch between programming languages? These sites show developers how to bridge the gap between languages and frameworks.

Serdar Yegulalp

Ceylon 1.1.0 lands, with Java and Android hooks to come

Ceylon 1.1 features performance upgrades and OSGi backing, but developers have more to look forward to in June 2015.

Paul Krill

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The 14 mistakes that will kill your independent development shop

Indie developers take heed: Heads-down coding is a one-way ticket back to the corporate grind.

Steven A. Lowe

E-Learning Provider Reduces Liferay Development Time with JRebel

In this case study, learn how MSLC was able to view code changes instantly, eliminate redeployment wait time, and subsequently streamline application development and change management.

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Google stays mum on Android L, but buzz grows

All signs point to the imminent arrival of the groundbreaking upgrade, but one beta user sees looming fragmentation issues.

Paul Krill

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IBM debuts first Watson machine-learning APIs

The Watson Developer Cloud offers eight services for building what IBM describes as cognitive apps, with more services promised later on.

Serdar Yegulalp

Google asks Supreme Court to decide Android copyright case

The Supreme Court might weigh in on the extent to which APIs can be protected by copyright.

James Niccolai

Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's editors and contributors pick the essential tools for software developers in 2014. Find out which languages, frameworks, and libraries deserve top place in your open source toolbox.

Infoworld Staff

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