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Google App Engine adds support for Java 11

The Java 11 runtime is now generally available on App Engine, supporting twice the amount of memory as Java 8

Paul Krill

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Google Dex language simplifies array math for machine learning

LLVM-powered experimental language for array processing aims for an important corner of the math library space

Serdar Yegulalp

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Android Studio 4.0 backs native UI toolkit

Now available in a preview release, the Android Studio 4.0 ‘Canary’ upgrade works with the JetPack Compose UI toolkit and improves Java 8 support

Paul Krill

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Visual Studio Code updates Java support

Microsoft’s code editor adds new code navigation, code actions, code snippets, and refactoring features, along with Java 13 support

Paul Krill

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Node.js 13 brings programming enhancements, worker threads

New release also features V8 engine performance improvements for object destructuring, memory usage, and WebAssembly startup time

Paul Krill

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Move aside, RDBMS, NoSQL owns the future

Relational databases may keep ‘old stack’ workloads, but research suggests NoSQL databases will dominate ‘new stack’ spending

Matt Asay

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JSON tools you don’t want to miss

Developers can choose from many great free and online tools for JSON formatting, validating, editing, and converting to other formats

Paul Krill

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Rockset review: Real-time SQL for operational data

One-of-a-kind database for operational analytics analyzes gigabytes to terabytes of recent, real-time, and streaming data in milliseconds

Martin Heller

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7 principle coding practices for agile developers

How to make your architecture, application, and code easily supportable by other developers

Isaac Sacolick

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MongoDB vs. MySQL: How to choose

MongoDB and MySQL are the leading open source NoSQL and relational databases, respectively. Which is best for your application?

Martin Heller

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What is Spring? Component-based development for Java

Tutorial introduction to inversion of control and dependency injection, with Spring Web examples

Matthew Tyson

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10 open source projects proving the power of Google Go

Go has become the programming language of choice for forward-thinking projects, especially cloud projects

Serdar Yegulalp

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Review: Elasticsearch 7 soars with SQL, search optimizations

Across-the-board upgrade beefs up query capabilities, boosts cluster performance, and simplifies cluster configuration

Rick Grehan

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10 software development cults to join

Because programming is more fun when we take things to the extreme and obsess about the ‘right way’ to write code

Peter Wayner

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Should open source licenses fight evil?

New open source licenses attempt to legislate what we can and cannot do with software. Problem is, that’s not open

Matt Asay

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Software jobs pay twice the national average

Software jobs not only pay twice as much, but are growing at twice the rate of US jobs overall, report finds

Paul Krill

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Oracle pits GraalVM against Google Go

Oracle touts the fast startup and small memory footprint of the polyglot VM, which will soon be upgraded to Java 11

Paul Krill

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Why Kotlin? Eight features that could convince Java developers to switch

What would Java look like if someone designed it from scratch today? Probably a lot like Kotlin

John I. Moore, Jr.

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JDK 14: The new features in Java 14

Switch expressions and NVM-supporting file mapping byte buffers are slated for the next version of standard Java due in 2020

Paul Krill

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4 Python test frameworks to crush your bugs

There’s more than one way to write, run, and maintain unit tests for your Python apps. These are four of the best

Serdar Yegulalp

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