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Oracle to end publicly available security fixes for Java 7 this month

Users must sign long-term support deals or migrate to Java 8 to avoid 'enormous headache and disruption to millions of applications.'

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Is AngularJS ready for the enterprise?

AngularJS's habit of breaking backward compatibility as it rushes to the future could be a deal breaker for enterprises accustomed to 10-year support guarantees. Or not.

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Win with APIs by keeping it simple

Whether you’re making consumer products or business software, complexity usually means failure. Get a quick primer on simplicity in API design.

Critical Java updates fix 19 vulnerabilities, disable SSL 3.0

Future Java 7 security patches will not be publicly available so users should migrate to Java 8.

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The full stack developer is dead, long live the un-stack developer

The un-stack developer uses only the stack technologies that make sense for their software project.

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Java ME 8 and the Internet of Things

For Java developers just getting started with embedded programming and IoT, this guide will orient you in Java ME's history and the new Java ME 8 and Java Embedded platforms.

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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