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The battle for Node.js security has only begun

The Node Security Project identifies four primary security issues with Node.js

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Oracle's Java plug-in move no surprise, but is JavaWS the answer?

Applets may no longer be in vogue, but opinions vary whether Oracle's Java Web Start is a viable alternative

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Zing! Azul JVM raises the roof for in-memory Java applications

At 2TB capacity, Azul's Zing JVM allows applications to use all the memory in large servers without stuttering or stalling

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Oracle hops on the bandwagon to dump Java browser plug-in

Browser vendors are moving away from plug-ins. Now Oracle is encouraging developers to migrate Java Applets to the plug-in free Java Web Start technology

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We're living in the golden age of software development

With an unprecedented choice of tools, languages, platforms, and architectural styles, developers are creating a wildly inventive, software-defined world

Traits and Talents of Devops Ninjas

9 hidden talents of devops ninjas

The secret to devops success begins with an open, flexible, and lazy approach to systems and code

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Oracle fixes critical flaws in Java, Database Server

While most of the fixes for Java, Database, and MySQL are run-of-the-mill, four are rated critical if the targeted user has administrator privileges

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Can agile scale and does it matter?

Google, Facebook, and Spotify all grew incredibly quickly and need to coordinate massive numbers of people. How did they do it?

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Disgruntled devs vent GitHub grievances -- on GitHub

Fed up with GitHub ignoring requests for common improvements, dozens of open source project leaders are airing their frustration

Programming Predictions

9 predictions for the future of programming

Our coding crystal ball offers developers meaningful bets for the next five years -- but few guarantees given the rate of change for tech

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Why developers should be allowed to roam free

As developer influence grows, enterprises that use -- and companies that sell -- software must remove as many constraints on coders as possible

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How tech giants spread open source programming love

Industry giants like Google, Facebook and Ericsson have already solved many of the large-scale problems that smaller companies are now facing

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Java loses no luster in popularity index

Once mired behind the C language in popularity, Java has regained its mojo and is expected to have bright future as it retains its top spot for the month

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Android open source move could boost Java and aid in legal battles with Oracle

Google's upcoming 'Android N' mobile operating system will leverage OpenJDK APIs

Get started with log-driven development

Development and test cycles are becoming quicker and more efficient, so organizations need to use log-driven development for stricter monitoring

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10 amazing algorithms for the real world

Algorithms are used for a range of purposes – medical, social, and whimsical

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Oracle settles with the FTC over 'deceptive' Java security promises

Security issues have long bedeviled users of Oracle's Java SE, and on Monday the FTC's efforts to address the problem finally came to fruition.

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10 things to worry about in 2016

Yes, it's the poignant sequel to last week's reprieve: a jolly list of worries to keep you up at night this holiday season

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