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Apple's Swift falls back to earth after initial surge

Apple's programming language dips in popularity after strong start, but is expected to even out in coming months.

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Get real: Oracle is strengthening -- not killing -- Java

Oracle has made its share of bungles, but technologically it has put Java on a progressive track.

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Oracle hasn't killed Java -- but there's still time

While Oracle fiddles with fixes and lawsuits big ideas are happening elsewhere in big data, cloud computing, and mobile. Where's the leadership that made Java great?

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New JavaScript library adds facial detection, 3D projection to Web apps

Tracking.js can work in mobile Web or desktop applications or be paired with Node.js on the server.

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No interruptions! Technologist at work

A five-minute interruption can cause the loss of an hour of production for the dedicated techie -- most of the time.

Apache Cordova lets developers create Android apps from third-party WebViews

Developers can use WebViews, a container that encapsulates Web apps in Android, to get around Android fragmentation.

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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Where are the mobile dev payouts? In enterprise apps

Findings from VisionMobile's "State of the Developer Nation" show platform consolidation and declining returns on consumer app dev

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.

GitHub takes center stage at OSCON

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

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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.

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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.

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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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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