Scripting and JVM Languages

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Enterprise NPM users to get help with security, licensing

Third parties are being enlisted to provide add-on services for JavaScript modules

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D3.js JavaScript data visualization package goes modular

D3.js lets you combine modules as desired to support independent release cycles

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The end of BigLittle: Ruby unifies integer classes

Language founder Yukihiro Matsumoto says the general release of Ruby 2.4.0, currently available as a preview, will come in December

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Don't just code: Career advice from the programming masters

Dev tech founders Eich, van Rossum, Johnson, Hickey, and Schleuter offer advice to programming newcomers

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Eclipse's annual release train focuses on JavaScript, PHP

This year's open source tooling package, called Neon, also gives nods to Docker and Android

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Java's Spring Framework gets a new competitor

The Datamill framework brings functional programming to Java

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JavaScript specification gets official thumbs-up

ECMAScript 2016 has limited new features due to the new philosophy of providing smaller, more frequent updates

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JS email attachments may carry potent ransomware

Attackers are infecting computers with a new ransomware program called RAA that's written entirely in JavaScript and locks users' files using strong encryption.

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Unikernel power comes to Java, Node.js, Go, and Python apps

Anyone who wants to experiment with deploying apps as self-contained miniature OSes now have a UniK, a new software tool to speed the process

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What’s the buzz: Python gorges on tools and libraries

The BeeWare project offers tools and libraries offered for mobile and web development

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Make room, Java: New languages take a slice of the pie

The usual suspects -- Java, C, Python, JavaScript, Perl -- still rule the Tiobe index, but Scala and TypeScript take a seat at the table

Build an API to MongoDB -- fast

AnyPresence JustAPIs helps you create and deploy REST APIs on your database in minutes; simply follow these steps

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Multicore Python: A tough, worthy, and reachable goal

Python has been held back by its inability to natively use multiple CPU cores. Now Pythonistas are aiming to find a solution

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Fresh and functional: 5 new languages to watch

With novel approaches for everything from concurrency to deployment of executables, these languages are worth your attention

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Google wins retrial over its use of Java in Android

The jury found Google's use of Java was 'fair use,' turning down Oracle's claims of illegal infringement

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DoppioJVM brings JVM apps to the browser

The project for running JVM code in a browser via JavaScript is still in beta

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7 programming languages we love to hate -- but can’t live without

Tools masquerading as languages, maddening syntax, dusty code that won’t die -- here's what has us shaking our fists

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Gradle embraces Kotlin for Android app dev

Developers can automate builds using the new JVM language

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