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A developer's guide to the pros and cons of Python

Devotees talk about what's good (ease of use, IoT potential) and not so good (design issues, performance) about Python.

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Two years in the making, Node.js upgrade arrives

Version 0.12 of server-side JavaScript platform set to become available as reconciliation with io.js fork expected.

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Microsoft backs Java for cross-platform mobile apps

Developers can write in their favorite Java IDE, and JUniversal will translate it to the appropriate language for the platform

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Tech Salary Guide for 2015

From CIO to PC technician, salaries for technology-related jobs are on the rise. This IT salary guide covers pay increases for more than 80 positions in 12 categories. And if you work in the Silicon Valley, the news is even better.

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IT jobs outlook: High demand, higher salaries

Technology professionals are not only enjoying better job prospects in 2015, they're netting slightly bigger paychecks for their work.

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Java focuses on modularity, real-time apps in 2015

Modular Java, due in Java 9, makes for a sleeker footprint, while Safety-Critical Java targets secure real-time systems.

Try out JavaScript 6 features while you wait for the real thing

The 6to5 project, a transpiler that transforms ECMAScript 6 code into completely backward-compatible ECMAScript 5 code, works with existing build systems and environments like Node.js.

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Java seeks stronghold in networking for Internet of things

The Kona Project, proposed this week, would define and implement Java APIs for networking technologies and protocols commonly used in IoT.

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Are your applications API-ly working together?

Application architectures keep evolving. APIs and microservices are the latest style and make applications “API-ly” work together.

Google Go ventures into Android app development

Google Go 1.4 adds official support for Android, as well as improved syntax and garbage collection.

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We all will be coders: Don't fear the future of software development

Within 10 years all primary school graduates in the UK will know how to code, but there will still be plenty of work for the pros.

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Android's Jack and Jill compilers head uphill to developers

Android's new, largely undocumented compilers are still works in progress, but aim to speed up the compilation process.

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Beyond Storm for streaming data applications

Why a distributed, in-memory, SQL-relational database beats Apache Storm for apps that make real-time decisions on streaming data.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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