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DukeScript: A safer way to 'write once, run anywhere'

Using DukeScript APIs, developers can write applications in Java and HTML5 and run them in any Android, iOS, desktop browser, or HTML5/CSS/JavaScript environment.

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Responsive web design with Google Web Toolkit

Get started with using GWT-friendly CSS media queries and multi-device layout patterns to develop mobile-responsive web applications. Demonstrations are based on an open source code base that you can use as a foundation for your own...

Next up for Node.js: Going mobile

A key developer wants to expand the horizons of the server-side JavaScript platform and bring it to all devices.

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Oracle to developers: Let Java be your IoT platform

Oracle's emerging IoT platform features Java SE Embedded for embedded systems, and Java ME Embedded, which is optimized for small devices.

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DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

Released earlier this month, DukeScript 1.0 is a framework for developing cross-platform mobile, desktop, and Web applications.

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12 predictions, 5 years: The future of programming

We gaze into our coding crystal ball to find the sure bets and intriguing developments to target in the next five years.

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APIs will glue together the Internet of things

IoT isn't about what one device can do but what multiple devices, connected by a bridge of APIs, can do together.

JXCore's new trick: Convert Node.js projects into self-running apps

Newest beta of the JXCore fork of Node.js lets users compile Node applications and dependent modules into deliverables.

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New JavaScript library adds facial detection, 3D projection to Web apps

Tracking.js can work in mobile Web or desktop applications or be paired with Node.js on the server.

Apache Cordova lets developers create Android apps from third-party WebViews

Developers can use WebViews, a container that encapsulates Web apps in Android, to get around Android fragmentation.

Facebook to release open source library for iOS interface development

Async Display Kit, part of Facebook's Paper interface app for iOS, offers users better scrolling on devices.

Google engineer: We need more Web programming languages

Gilad Bracha, co-author of Google's Dart, showcased Elm, Lively, and other lesser known Web programming languages at QCon, saying that Web apps must be able to compete with native ones.

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Socket.IO JavaScript framework ready for real-time apps

The mobile and web development framework supports bidirectional, event-based communication and has an engine module to deal with browser incompatibilities.

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Tools rush in: Developer options grow for Internet of things

As more devices come online, an ecosystem of tools and technologies to help developers link devices to the Net expands.

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Java developers prefer JUnit, Jenkins, and Git

Survey also reveals two-thirds of Java developers are still using Java 7, and Scala topped the list of alternative JVM languages.

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Oracle's surprise win in Java API case could make it harder for developers

The ruling that APIs can be copyrighted could make it a lot harder for developers to take advantage of APIs with a direct license.

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Jumping JavaScript! Hands-on with the Famo.us framework

Famo.us is due to hit open beta on May 19. Take a guided tour of this fast and flashy JavaScript framework that seeks to reinvent the Web.

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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 the new Rhino's two command-line script runners for a test drive.

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