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Google opens Polymer toolbox for Progressive Web Apps

The Polymer App Toolbox helps developers build nativelike mobile systems

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Beyond Jenkins: 7 devops tools

These alternatives to Jenkins offer unique capabilities for automating software integration and delivery

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Google debuts faster, smarter Android Studio IDE

Android Studio 2.2 focuses on speed, smarts, and platform support

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Gradle embraces Kotlin for Android app dev

Developers can automate builds using the new JVM language

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Jenkins security patches could break plug-ins

The latest security update for Jenkins changed how build parameters are handled, impacting multiple plug-ins

Better software testing through automation

How to improve your CI/CD workflow and build higher-quality software faster with automated testing

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Scala language moves closer to bare metal

The Scala Native project leverages LLVM compilers as a deployment mechanism for the functional and object-oriented language

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Redis plants the seeds for an open source ecosystem

Redis Modules help the caching and in-memory storage system work with new data structures and database behaviors

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Big data messaging with Kafka, Part 2

Learn how to use partitions, message offsets, and consumer groups to distribute load and scale your applications horizontally, handling up to millions of messages per day

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13 fabulous frameworks for Node.js

This baker's dozen of lean and mean Node.js frameworks can help streamline your development of fast websites, rich APIs, and real-time apps

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10 Android apps developers will love

From full-blown IDEs to essential resource utilities, these Android apps bring powerful programming features to smartphones and tablets

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Jenkins 2 addresses ease and security, not scalability

Emphasizing a new code delivery pipeline and beefier security, Jenkins developers say scalability will have to wait

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Meteor’s Apollo unites client apps and back-end databases

The technical preview works with JavaScript, but native iOS and Android backing is in the works as well

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Outdated Git version in OS X puts developers at risk

Git 2.6.4, shipped with Apple's command line developer tools, has two serious vulnerabilities

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Micro text editor joins the Google Go parade

New terminal editor requires users have Go, is very much in beta

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RoboVM Java-to-iOS dev tool meets its end

With the discontinuation of Xamarin, RoboVM's licenses will expire on April 17, 2017

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