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Stack Overflow adds developer IQ scores to profiles

Developers can test—and publicize—their proficiency across 63 categories

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Who really contributes to open source

New data debunks several myths around which companies lead in open source contributions

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Java language oddities

The Java language includes various behaviors that may puzzle newcomers to the language. This post examines three such behaviors involving arrays, bytes and shorts, and private fields and methods.

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20 years of open source: Its world-changing history in brief

Today, open source powers servers, computers, devices, and all manner of software. But two decades ago, it was a fringe, radical idea that seemed destined to remain academic

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Java 101: Datastructures and algorithms in Java, Part 3

Multidimensional arrays are useful for complex computing scenarios, and ragged arrays can help conserve memory for big data applications. Learn how to create multidimensional arrays and ragged arrays and use them in your Java programs....

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Oracle extends Java JDK 8 updates to 2019

Oddly, JDK 8 will get public updates even after updates end for the later JDK 9 and JDK 10 Java releases

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

How C won 2017's Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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What is agile methodology? Modern software development explained

Enterprises need software competency to deliver good digital experiences. Agile development is how enterprises get there

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2017: The year in programming languages

Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, TypeScript, and C++ all saw big changes in their capabilities

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Weird science: The 9 strangest tech stories of 2017

The last 12 months have brought significant developments in what retro-future technologies

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How to excel in agile software development

Get an expert view of what makes agile tick and how to overcome real-world challenges so that you and your team can fly

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Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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Jenkins tutorial: Get started with Jenkins continuous delivery

How to use Jenkins Blue Ocean and NPM to create a CICD pipeline for a Node.js and React application

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Base64 encoding and decoding in Java 8

Java 8 will be remembered mainly for introducing lambdas, streams, a new date/time model, and Nashorn--but don't miss the new Base64 API. It could be just what you need to ensure data integrity in transit.

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