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Attack of the One-Letter Programming Languages

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The full stack developer is dead, long live the un-stack developer

The un-stack developer uses only the stack technologies that make sense for their software project.

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6 ways to nail the job interview

Learn what IT hiring managers say are the most common interviewing mistakes and how you can avoid making them. Millennials, these tips are especially for you.

Splice Machine 1.0 offers speedy, scalable SQL on Hadoop

Splice Machine update offers cross-integration with Hadoop apps and supports migration paths from other databases.

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Peer-to-peer: How to build a career in software development

Four developers explain how both careful planning and following the unexpected have helped them build their dream careers.

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Java ME 8 and the Internet of Things

For Java developers just getting started with embedded programming and IoT, this guide will orient you in Java ME's history and the new Java ME 8 and Java Embedded platforms.

In-memory computing brings real-time intelligence to operational systems

In-memory data grids enable instant responses to financial transactions, shopping cart contents, monitoring streams, and other operational data.

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Complex tools, simple developers: A match made in hell

The developer shortage is coinciding with newer, more complicated tools that most workers can't really use.

Amazon Web Services entices developers to the cloud with a trio of new tools

CodeDeploy, CodeCommit, and CodePipeline help developers put code in the cloud and manage it.

10 open source projects proving the power of Go

10 open source projects proving the power of Go

From application virtualization to self-hosted Git services, Google Go is becoming the tool of choice for forward-thinking projects.

Big data sparks interest in statistical programming languages

Statistical languages offer a great fit for big data, but due to their specific use cases, they're unlikely to catch to up to generalized stalwarts like Java and C.

DukeScript: A safer way to 'write once, run anywhere'

Using DukeScript APIs, developers can write applications in Java and HTML5 and run them in any Android, iOS, desktop browser, or HTML5/CSS/JavaScript environment.

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The canary in the data mine is dead

You already know that gobs of data about you are strewn across the Internet. The scary part is when they come together in the wrong hands.

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Functional programming's high efficiency comes at a cost

Though tough to define, functional programming can bring real productivity boosts if you can navigate the learning curve.

Java extension mechanism loads all JARs

Although the Java extension mechanism and the classpath mechanism are both used in Java class loading, there are some important differences between them. Unpack the Java extension mechanism and get tips for working around its pitfalls....

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MBaaS shoot-out: 5 clouds for building mobile apps

Get a well-rounded overview of the next generation of cloud-based mobile development platforms: AnyPresence, Appcelerator, FeedHenry, Kinvey, and Parse.

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Responsive web design with Google Web Toolkit

Get started with using GWT-friendly CSS media queries and multi-device layout patterns to develop mobile-responsive web applications. Demonstrations are based on an open source code base that you can use as a foundation for your own...

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9 cutting-edge programming languages worth learning now

These strong alternatives to the popular languages are gaining steam -- and one of them could be the perfect fit for your next project.

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3 big universities proclaim: Learn data science online!

You want to be a unicorn -- er, data scientist? Three pillars of higher learning promise to make that happen via the magic of the InterWebs.

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