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New compiler cranks up JavaScript from native code

Emscripten C/C++-to-JavaScript project uses a back-end derived from LLVM for greater speed and a more dedicated compiler.

Serdar Yegulalp

Former GitHub CEO leaves the company

Tom Preston-Werner had been the subject of a harassment investigation spurred by allegations from a former employee.

Paul Krill

Citizen developers are no threat to professional coders -- yet

Independent non-coders won't displace established developers, but they can help clear up a business's IT backlog.

Paul Krill

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Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8

JavaScript on the JVM is better and faster but not always friendlier with Nashorn, the rebuilt JavaScript interpreter. Martin Heller takes Nashorn's two command-line script runners for a test drive and weighs the pros and cons of the

Martin Heller

Break Down Barriers and Reduce Cycle Times with DevOps

Learn why and how many successful companies have changed how they deliver software by dismantling the traditional silos that stifle collaboration and progress.

Open source Java projects: Spring Integration

Use Spring Integration to develop a robust message-passing architecture that integrates and coordinates enterprise components across an ActiveMQ message bus via JMS.

Steven Haines

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Java Q&A: The ultimate superclass, Part 2

Java beginners are invited to dig deeper into Java's ultimate superclass with this introduction to Object's finalize(), getClass(), and hashCode() methods.

Jeff Friesen

Congrats on the new job! Please disregard all the red flags

Once upon a time a fledgling developer was so thrilled to land a temporary gig that he missed all the warning signs of a setup for failure.

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After Heartbleed: 4 OpenSSL alternatives that work

In the wake of Heartbleed, developers are advised to take a closer look at SSL alternatives like Mozilla NSS, PolarSS, and GnuTLS.

Serdar Yegulalp

4 ways to modernize your application performance monitoring strategy

Online retail sales in the US will reach $370 billion by 2017 - a 10 percent compound annual growth rate over the next 5 years.

Java Tip: Hibernate validation in a standalone implementation

Get started with declarative annotations, composite validation rules, and selective validation in Hibernate Validator 5.0.3.

Victoria Farber

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Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing

Oracle is reportedly trying to lure NoSQL startups into a standards body. But what if Oracle's real motive is to slow the pace of NoSQL adoption?

Andrew C. Oliver

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First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version

The leading NoSQL database has long been a favorite of developers. Now the brand-new 2.6 version of MongoDB is ready to woo operations.

Brian Crucitti

Don't want to mix programming languages? You already do!

Even if you don't realize it, polyglot programming is the new normal for app dev, especially on the web.

Paul Venezia

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