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Nginx JavaScript is ready for prime time

The Nginx Plus R12 server can be programmed using NginScript, a JavaScript-based tool

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Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google has also moved the Cloud Functions serverless environment to beta release

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Hackers exploit Apache Struts vulnerability to compromise corporate web servers

Attackers are widely exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Apache Struts that allows them to remotely execute malicious code on web servers.

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Google ignites Python library for command lines

The Python Fire library, which Google has already used in its machine intelligence project, automatically converts code into a CLI

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JSON's Crockford envisions a post-JavaScript world

The industry luminary believes a successor language will need to be less cluttered and more secure

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Brendan Eich: Tech giants could botch WebAssembly

The JavaScript founder is concerned that companies behind the effort might let competitive concerns hinder the standards effort

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PHP vs. Node.js: An epic battle for developer mind share

Here's how the old guard and upstart darling of the server-side web stack up against each other

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Upstart JavaScript framework dreams of challenging Angular, React

The open source Mithril framework focuses on performance, size, and density

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Go 1.8 goes for efficiency and convenience

The latest release candidate for Go features HTTP2 Push support and an updated compiler back end for more efficient code

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Python 3.6 is packed with goodness

More async support, more type-hinting power, more speed, and more efficient memory usage top a long list of useful additions to Python

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Coding boot camp grads write better code

Boot camp grads lead college grads in practical programming skills, but lag in deeper understanding of systems and algorithms

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JavaScript insiders predict its future features

ECMAScript insiders say the new features present complicated problems but are optimistic about their inclusion in future versions of JavaScript

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Next step after Node.js: Framework for 'universal' JavaScript apps

Next.js, a minimalistic framework for server-rendered React applications, builds on the work started by Node.js

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Rust language puts ease ahead of features for 2017

Upcoming improvements will focus on easier use, better tooling, and improved integration with other languages

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Node.js 7 set for release next week

Node.js 6 will move to long-term support, while v0.10 goes to "end of life" status

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Modernize your API with webhooks

Webhooks are event-driven APIs that overcome all kinds of integration challenges; you should be using them

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Node.js upgrades module safety and ECMAscript support

The forthcoming version 7 beta release moves toward VM agnosticism and adds Canary in the Gold Mine technology to ensure modules don't break

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New Google tool cuts JavaScript code down to size

Google's Ignition interpreter lowers memory consumption -- and that's only the beginning for this V8 engine component

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