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Blue Ocean UI for Jenkins surfaces better info for dev teams

The open source project redesigns the Jenkins interface to give users less clutter and more pertinent information

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Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

Challenger nudges Java, Node.js for Swift app dev

PerfectlySoft's Perfect 2.0 framework supports Swift 3.0 and focuses on modularity

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Java founder James Gosling endorses Apache takeover of NetBeans Java IDE

Under a new proposal, Oracle will turn over reins of the project that began at Sun Microsystems

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Choosing your Java IDE

Find out what to look for in a Java IDE and get tips for deciding which of the top three--Eclipse, NetBeans, or IntelliJ IDEA--is best for you

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Google Closure compiler moves from Java to JavaScript

The tool has shed its Java dependency in favor of compiling Java source code to JavaScript

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 2: Explore and code the app

Use Android Studio's project editor to write your first animated Android app

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 3: Build and run the app

Build your app with Gradle, then run it on an Android device emulator or Kindle Fire tablet

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Android Studio for beginners, Part 1: Installation and setup

If you're new to Android Studio, start here. Part 1 walks through installing Android Studio and launching your first Android project

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Gradle build sharing comes out of the cradle

The build automation system's founder also wants to address feature creep with CI systems

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LinkedIn's Gradle plug-in brings build automation to Python

The {py}gradle plugin can put Python and Java on the same page when it comes to software builds

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Save the whale: Docker rightfully shuns standardization

The Open Container Project wants to standardize Docker the old-fashioned way: by committee. The pushback from Docker delivers a compelling counterpoint

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Want secure code? Give devs the right tools

With the appropriate tools and environments, developers can take the first step forward in safeguarding app security

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Google App Engine revs up Python 3 support

It's only Python 3.4 and a beta, but it's a step toward allowing App Engine users to implement Python in its latest and greatest incarnations

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Hope springs for Google Web Toolkit

Google's onetime Java-to-JavaScript wonder tool may see new life, thanks to a looming update

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GitHub Atom 1.9 picks up speed, drops API

Version 1.9 gains speed, but loses the GitRepositoryAsync API; the beta of version 1.10 upgrades the Atom Package Manager

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Businesses stick with Java, Python, and C

A recent survey found that while developers are into newer languages like Swift, Rust, and Scala, businesses prefer the stalwarts -- and Python can bridge the gap between the two

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