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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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Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse Cloud Development initiative looks to host browser-based development tools in the cloud.

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Devops, agile development cut through federal agency's red tape

Scrum, waterfall approaches, paired with Jenkins, Git, Chef tools as well as Java and Spring add up to higher efficiency and better tech management.

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ECMAScript 6 returns JavaScript to original intent

ECMAScript committee member Jafar Husain talks about what to expect from the specification that defines JavaScript.

Software developer shortage transcends international boundaries

More grade-school level technology education would help meet the unprecedented demand for qualified programmers.

Stop selling software development short

In the decade of the developer, enterprises need to revisit how they budget for and measure the value of software development.

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12 things I hate about Hadoop

Hadoop is a wonderful creation, but it's evolving quickly and it can exhibit flaws. Andrew Oliver poses a dozen downers to consider before adopting Hadoop.

Why Redis beats Memcached for caching

Redis is the newer and more flexible datastore overall, but Memcached wins for efficiency in specific infrastructure and programming scenarios.

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The 14 mistakes that will kill your independent development shop

Indie developers take heed: Heads-down coding is a one-way ticket back to the corporate grind.

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Stability patterns applied in a RESTful architecture

Learn how stability patterns anticipate the hot-spots of distributed network behavior, then see five patterns applied to RESTful transactions in Jersey and RESTEasy.

Ceylon 1.1.0 lands, with Java and Android hooks to come

Ceylon 1.1 features performance upgrades and OSGi backing, but developers have more to look forward to in June 2015.

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IBM debuts first Watson machine-learning APIs

The Watson Developer Cloud offers eight services for building what IBM describes as cognitive apps, with more services promised later on.

Bossie Awards 2014: The best open source application development tools

InfoWorld's editors and contributors pick the essential tools for software developers in 2014. Find out which languages, frameworks, and libraries deserve top place in your open source toolbox.

Couchbase readies next-generation NoSQL storage engine

Couchbase 3.0 promises faster performance, plus sneak peeks at the new ForestDB database engine and N1QL query language.

9 proposed Java 9 features devs will love

Popular updates like Project Jigsaw and the new JSON API get the hype, but Java 9 promises a goldmine of new features for developers who know where to look.

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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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Twitter's Hadoop project gets Apache's blessing

Storm, an open source, real-time computation framework adopted by Twitter, picks up the Apache Foundation's full backing and support.

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