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Facebook to release open source library for iOS interface development

Async Display Kit, part of Facebook's Paper interface app for iOS, offers users better scrolling on devices.

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GitHub takes center stage at OSCON

The open source convention will also feature sessions on Docker, OpenStack, and programming languages both new and old.

10 things you should know about Apple's Swift

Apps built using Swift won't be accepted to the iOS or Mac App Store until the fall, so there's still time to learn the ins and outs of this new programming language.

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5 big security mistakes coders make

Security errors are rife in application development. Here are five of the most egregious -- and common -- missteps.

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iOS developers poised to win big in Apple-IBM deal

The new alliance between Apple and IBM puts iPads in hands of IBM-backed businesses and gives enterprise-ready iOS developers a big new market to play in.

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Developer jackpot: Salaries and bonuses hit all-time highs

As unemployment bottoms out, experienced developers reap the rewards, but Silicon Valley falls short in effective earnings.

You don't need to be in Silicon Valley

Think twice before you pay a king's ransom for a San Francisco apartment. You may be in a better position than you think to let the job come to you.

Oracle hopes to entice mobile developers with new framework

Oracle's new Mobile Application Framework works with a variety of development tools and languages, including Java, JavaScript and HTML5.

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One enterprise tech trend to rule them all

It's turning enterprise IT on its head. It promises vast cost savings, shorter time to market, and continuous technology improvement. And it can't be stopped -- at least not for long.

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Android L first take: Developers are excited, intrigued

Developers at Google I/O compared Google's new Android L OS favorably to iOS, saying the new 'material design' concept was a major leap for Android.

Google's Android L ups runtime, power, and visuals for developers

Google's successor to Android KitKat promises to be twice as fast and supports 64-bit processing.

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Mozilla brings Web app dev inside the browser with WebIDE

The technology for building, editing, and testing Web apps also provides templates and blueprints to help developers get started.

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I don't think that software development word means what you think it means

From Agile to SLOC, Dustin Marx corrects the record about programming terminology that is commonly misused, and even misunderstood, by software developers.

Docker containers with Gradle in 4 steps

Do you need to create a Docker image from your Java web app? Are you using Gradle? Add a dose of Spring Boot and you'll be just four steps away from Docker Nirvana.

Google engineer: We need more Web programming languages

Gilad Bracha, co-author of Google's Dart, showcased Elm, Lively, and other lesser known Web programming languages at QCon, saying that Web apps must be able to compete with native ones.

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Apple's Swift is instant hit among top programming languages

Introduced just last week, the new programming language for OS X and iOS applications has already captured enough developer interest to claim a spot in the Tiobe Programming Language Index.

10 features Apple 'stole' for the Swift programming language

Apple's new Swift programming language borrows top features from a wide sample of scripting and programming languages, which is exactly why iOS and OS X developers like it.

Demand for software developers remains high

There's a huge demand for software development talent, both for core technologies like Java and .Net as well as in emerging tech areas like the Internet of Things and wearable tech.

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Devops adopters: Your trust is rewarded

Puppet Labs' 2014 State of Devops Report finds that devops doesn't just foster rapid innovation, but also trust and cooperation.

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