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Critical Java updates fix 19 vulnerabilities, disable SSL 3.0

Future Java 7 security patches will not be publicly available so users should migrate to Java 8

Lucian Constantin

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10 things you should worry about in 2015

We live in an age of uncertainty, where old assumptions suddenly become open questions. Generalized anxiety is bad for you, though, so focus on these 10 points.

Andrew C. Oliver

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14 nightmare clients -- and how to defang them

Beastly behavior in the workplace is a given from time to time, but did you know that some of your clients are actual monsters? Find out how zombies, minotaurs, sirens and more will show up in your software project lifecycle, and how

Steven A. Lowe

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Java focuses on modularity, real-time apps in 2015

Modular Java, due in Java 9, makes for a sleeker footprint, while Safety-Critical Java targets secure real-time systems.

Paul Krill

Open Source, Big Data and the IoT: Overcoming Development Challenges

Live: January 28th, 2015| In this webcast, we will discuss the IoT development landscape focusing on common development approaches and pitfalls in Java.

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TypeScript: Industrial-strength JavaScript

Like it or not, JavaScript is the language of the Web, but it's tough to manage for enterprise-scale development. TypeScript offers an attractive alternative.

Jon Udell

Ruby pioneers come clean on the language's shortcomings

Ruby founder Yukihiro Matsumoto and Rails creator David Heinemeier Hansson offer frank feedback on the language.

Paul Krill

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JavaScript, Java lead the way in RedMonk language rankings

RedMonk's Programming Language Rankings measure usage on GitHub and Stack Overflow, where JavaScript and Java continue to lead the pack.

Paul Krill

Redline Smalltalk connects to the JVM world

Unlike other Smalltalk-to-JVM efforts, Redline does not need a separate compile cycle.

Paul Krill

5 Tips from Intuit for Implementing Static Code Analysis

Learn how the implementation of static analysis at Intuit led to reduced technical, improved code quality and enhanced customer satisfaction.

Io.js beta release could lead to reconciliation with Node.js

As the Node fork ships in beta, leaders of both camps say they would like to merge the technologies back together.

Paul Krill

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PHP vs. Node.js: An epic battle for developer mind share

For every coder crowing about the purity of Node.js, there's another who's happy with the deep code base and stability of PHP. Will the old codger beat back the server-side upstart? Or will JavaScript topple its old friend to achieve

Peter Wayner

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Next-gen Rust language moves to 1.0 alpha

A beta release for the systems programming language is expected for February with a general 1.0 release to follow

Paul Krill

Java

Review: The big 4 Java IDEs compared

Find out how Eclipse, NetBeans, JDeveloper, and IntelliJ IDEA stack up today in capabilities and ease of use.

Rick Grehan

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