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Modernize your API with webhooks

Webhooks are event-driven APIs that overcome all kinds of integration challenges; you should be using them

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Red Hat links Java to Microsoft's Visual Studio Code

An extension based on the Language Server Protocol offers developers expanded use of Microsoft's development tool

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Google’s Go language ventures into machine learning

A small but growing number of libraries written entirely in Go are stepping up to show that Google's language can do machine learning, too

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Oracle plans two major Java EE upgrades for the cloud

Version 8, due in late 2017, focuses on services configuration and health; Version 9, due a year later, focuses on smaller services and consistency

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Node.js upgrades module safety and ECMAscript support

The forthcoming version 7 beta release moves toward VM agnosticism and adds Canary in the Gold Mine technology to ensure modules don't break

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Blue Ocean UI for Jenkins surfaces better info for dev teams

The open source project redesigns the Jenkins interface to give users less clutter and more pertinent information

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Java 9 could be delayed until July 2017

Oracle official proposes another delay for the next major version of Java, says modularization is taking time

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Java founder James Gosling endorses Apache takeover of NetBeans Java IDE

Under a new proposal, Oracle will turn over reins of the project that began at Sun Microsystems

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Ruby creator floats new concurrency model

The new concurrency and parallelism model, called Guild, would feature thread safety, but isn't expected before 2020

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5 common pitfalls of CICD -- and how to avoid them

What's the secret to devops success? Start with continuous integration and continuous deployment

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Choosing your Java IDE

Find out what to look for in a Java IDE and get tips for deciding which of the top three--Eclipse, NetBeans, or IntelliJ IDEA--is best for you

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Google Closure compiler moves from Java to JavaScript

The tool has shed its Java dependency in favor of compiling Java source code to JavaScript

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3 new programming languages: What their creators say

There are always new programming niches to fill and needs to be met. Coconut, Crystal, and Oden's developers shed light on the urge to create new tools

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Lessons from launching billions of Docker containers

Docker brings consistency and repeatability to large and fast-moving environments, but not without challenges

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The top 5 Java 8 features for developers

The release has been seen as a huge step toward making Java better, thanks to these upgrades in particular

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A 'boring' Docker fork could solve some problems -- and create others

Docker's tendency to move too fast and break too much has disgruntled many, but a separately maintained fork might create its own problems

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U.S. developers have the numbers, but China and Russia have the skills

A report from HackerRank finds that while the U.S. and India have lots of developers, Chinese and Russian programmers are the most talented

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