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15 technologies changing how developers work

The work of telling computers what to do is markedly different than it was even five years ago, so don't get caught asleep at the console. Peter Wayner profiles 15 technologies transforming how developers work today.

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Get real: Oracle is strengthening -- not killing -- Java

Oracle has made its share of bungles, but technologically it has put Java on a progressive track.

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Iterating over collections in Java 8

Get an overview of Java iterators and how each version of Java handles them differently, including what you can do with the new forEach() method and Stream API features in Java 8.

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Oracle hasn't killed Java -- but there's still time

While Oracle fiddles with fixes and lawsuits big ideas are happening elsewhere in big data, cloud computing, and mobile. Where's the leadership that made Java great?

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Books that have most influenced my software development career

Dustin Marx names 9 books that have earned a permanent place in his bookshelf, and maybe yours.

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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.

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No interruptions! Technologist at work

A five-minute interruption can cause the loss of an hour of production for the dedicated techie -- most of the time.

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Docker: The first true devops tool?

Docker VP James Turnbull discusses what the container technology means for devops, addresses recent security concerns, and talks shop about what's ahead for Docker.

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Why one developer switched from Java to Google Go

Pivotal's Matt Stine, who was raised on Java, has become an advocate for the Google-built Go language. Find out why one developer chooses Go for building system-level software.

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.

GitHub takes center stage at OSCON

The open source convention will also feature sessions on Docker, OpenStack, and programming languages both new and old.

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5 big security mistakes coders make

Security errors are rife in application development. Here are five of the most egregious -- and common -- missteps.

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JVM plus Docker: Better together

Docker can fill in gaps in the JVM, providing resource control, configuration benefits, and improved packaging and deployment.

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We're living in a post-open source world

A new generation of developers wants little to do with the complexities of open source licensing -- and they may be on to something, whether the open source forebears like it or not.

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Google thinks global Internet security with Project Zero

Project Zero's team of security researchers will be dedicated to rooting out security bugs and traps in popular software, not just Google's.

Oracle to release 115 security patches

Oracle plans to release 115 security patches on Tuesday, for vulnerabilities affecting a wide array of its products, including its flagship database, Java SE, Fusion Middleware and business applications.

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Developer jackpot: Salaries and bonuses hit all-time highs

As unemployment bottoms out, experienced developers reap the rewards, but Silicon Valley falls short in effective earnings.

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