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Wire open-sources messaging client, woos developers

Secure messaging apps are all the rage, and developers can now create their own open source Wire client

Fahmida Y. Rashid

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

Matt Asay

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Google Dart gets its own version of the Angular 2 framework

Critics respond that separate Angular 2 versions -- one for Dart and one for TypeScript/JavaScript -- might actually discourage Dart adoption

Paul Krill

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7 stages of a failed software project

Know the signs! You might not be able to affect the outcome, but at least you'll recognize when to fasten your seatbelt and update your resume

Andrew C. Oliver

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5 reasons to learn mainframe programming

The work is fulfilling, the tools are state-of-the-art, and demand for mainframe-literate developers has never been greater

Christopher O’Malley

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Oracle's monster security update fixes Java, database bugs

Oracle’s priorities have clearly shifted away from Java and its database products, as the bulk of fixes are for its middleware and e-commerce applications

Fahmida Y. Rashid

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Security software that uses 'code hooking' opens the door to hackers

Code-hooking techniques used by security, performance, virtualization and other types of programs to monitor third-party processes have introduced vulnerabilities that hackers can exploit.

Lucian Constantin

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IoT spurs surprise surge in assembly language popularity

This month's Tiobe Index of language popularity has the assembly language cracking the top 10, likely due to its use in small IoT devices

Paul Krill

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Oden uses Google's Golang ecosystem to cook up a new language

The experimental language uses Go's underlying toolchain to deliver features that Google's language doesn't have yet

Serdar Yegulalp

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IBM and AT&T are cozying up to IoT developers

A deal between IBM and AT&T is just the latest tie-up involving major enterprise vendors invested in IoT

Stephen Lawson

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Open source Java projects: Docker Swarm

Learn why clustering is an important technique for working with Docker containers, then try your hand at developing a two-node enterprise cluster with Docker Swarm

Steven Haines

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Chef combines 3 devops tools in one package

The new Automate enterprise commercial bundle is an integrated option for existing Chef users, but not a requirement

Serdar Yegulalp

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