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Java regains spot as most popular language in developer index

Language's use in Android development was cited as reason for its rise back to the top spot in the Tiobe index.

Paul Krill

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Improving on Git-flow for continuous delivery

While Git-flow provides workflow structure essential for devops, CD often requires bridging the gaps to other stakeholders.

John Williston

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Stack Overflow survey: Nearly half of developers are self-taught

Stack Overflow Developer Survey finds 48 percent of respondents never received a degree in computer science.

Paul Krill

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Language forks bring new power to programming

From Hack to Cython, inventive forks are pushing popular programming languages in new directions.

Serdar Yegulalp

Static Analysis - The Next Generation

On Demand Event | Learn how open source developers have used Coverity's Software Testing Platform to find and fix critical, crash causing bugs and security defects and learn how you can do the same.

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Big data is dead -- long live big data

Soon, we'll see 'prepacked' applications that incorporate the distributed processing, machine learning, and analytics of today's overhyped, custom-made solutions.

Andrew C. Oliver

JavaScript will lead a massive shift in enterprise development

JavaScript and Node.js will change corporate technology like Java did, according to a Forrester report.

Paul Krill

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Little-known real-time standard impacts broad span of Java applications

Real-time Specification for Java 2.0, currently in public review, has implications for mobile computing, massive scaling, and embedded programming for IoT.

Cameron Laird

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Wisdom to code by, an illustrated guide to programmer proverbs

Behold age-old truths that software developers have learned over the years.

Phil Johnson

Did You Miss Us? Now On Demand: Beyond Native Packagers

Native packagers can cause delays and frustration for you and your end users when you are trying to deploy your web application. Learn how your organization can move beyond native packagers to develop and deploy secure cross-platform

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Coding for cars: The next generation of mobile apps

Developers will need to rethink UIs, connection strategies, and how to capitalize on new data streams -- especially as autonomous cars start rolling off the lots.

Peter Wayner

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Spark, big data's brightest star, needs to grow up

Spark is the hottest project in big data -- but Databricks, the company behind it, needs to ensure its implementation has a plausible path to maturity.

Andrew C. Oliver

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Put your API on a JSON diet

Slimming down your JSON payload can bring significant savings in the mobile era, but beware overdoing it to the point of illegibility.

Paul Venezia

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Google Dart upgrade hones in on asynchronous programming

The Dart language gets a number of improvements right as Google lowers its ambitions for Dart VM.

Paul Krill

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