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Turns out machine learning is a champ at fixing buggy code

Here's yet another new application of machine learning: MIT has developed a system for fixing errors in bug-riddled code.

Java's key to success: Simplicity

Citrine borrows from Ruby, JavaScript, C for object-oriented programming

The open source language is still in development and emphasizes simplicity and readability

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Google spotlights Go language with new open source load balancer

In its Seesaw load-balancing technology, Google demonstrates how Go can be used to wrap other projects

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Oracle's Java plug-in move no surprise, but is JavaWS the answer?

Applets may no longer be in vogue, but opinions vary whether Oracle's Java Web Start is a viable alternative

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Zing! Azul JVM raises the roof for in-memory Java applications

At 2TB capacity, Azul's Zing JVM allows applications to use all the memory in large servers without stuttering or stalling

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Oracle hops on the bandwagon to dump Java browser plug-in

Browser vendors are moving away from plug-ins. Now Oracle is encouraging developers to migrate Java Applets to the plug-in free Java Web Start technology

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Eclipse Che launches the cloud IDE revolution

Che is a dynamically provisioned on-demand IDE that provides an open source alternative to the JetBrains IntelliJ Java IDE

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GitLab rev zeroes in on speed, search, and GitHub

On the occasion of its 50th release, GitLab challenges GitHub with performance monitoring and faster search

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Why open source is the 'new normal' for big data

It's no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are two of the hottest technologies in big data today, but what's less commonly remarked upon is the fact that they're both open-source software.

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Bitbucket upgrade goes toe to toe with GitHub

Atlassian takes on the hosting leader with an upgrade to its Git code management platform for easier use among distributed teams

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Oracle fixes critical flaws in Java, Database Server

While most of the fixes for Java, Database, and MySQL are run-of-the-mill, four are rated critical if the targeted user has administrator privileges

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Jooby framework simplifies Java Web development

The framework offers modular, stateless development so it scales easily, has a low learning curve, and keeps it simple (stupid)

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Disgruntled devs vent GitHub grievances -- on GitHub

Fed up with GitHub ignoring requests for common improvements, dozens of open source project leaders are airing their frustration

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Go language expands to IBM mainframes

IBM hopes that Google's language, already in use by Docker and Kubernates, will stretch the open source ecosystem for its mainframes

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Nodal: Build micro Web servers on Node.js

The technology offers fast and easy server deployment but isn't yet ready to take on competitors like Nginx and Apache

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Java loses no luster in popularity index

Once mired behind the C language in popularity, Java has regained its mojo and is expected to have bright future as it retains its top spot for the month

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Android open source move could boost Java and aid in legal battles with Oracle

Google's upcoming 'Android N' mobile operating system will leverage OpenJDK APIs

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What machine learning will gain in 2016

Open source origins, more data sources, and the reinvention of tech dinosaurs will be pivotal for machine learning in 2016

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