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CloudBees readies software delivery management, Jenkins X via SaaS

The SaaS services are an attempt to commercialize and expand its CI/CD tools

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7 sweet Python IDEs you might have missed

From a simple platform for beginners to an expert-level development workbench, there's an IDE for most every Pythonista

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10 trusty JavaScript test tools

From simple test runners to complete testing frameworks, look to these proven tools to keep your JavaScript free of bugs

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Couchbase review: A smart NoSQL database

Flexible, distributed document database offers an easy query language, mobile synch, independently scalable services, and strong consistency within a cluster

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The best graph databases

These stellar databases combine horizontal scalability with highly efficient engines for storing and analyzing connected data

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NetBeans 11.1 adds Java EE 8 support

Quarterly NetBeans release brings Java EE 8 support for Maven and Gradle apps, updates integration with Payara and GlassFish

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5 machine learning tools to ease software development

AI-driven development tools that provide code auto-completion, code vulnerability detection, and even cutting-edge code generation

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OpenJDK proposal: Dump Mercurial for Git

Proposal would migrate single-repo OpenJDK projects from Mercurial to Git for smaller repo sizes and superior tooling

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Golang 1.13 adds number literal prefixes

Go language extensions should make it easier for programmers to move between Go and other C-family languages

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The best new features in Python 3.8

From a powerful new assignment syntax to under-the-hood overhauls, Python 3.8 steps toward a more modern Python codebase

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10 best API management tools

From simple open source solutions to end-to-end enterprise services, these are the top tools for creating, deploying, and managing APIs

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Dubbo Java RPC project graduates to Apache top level status

High-performance, lightweight RPC framework offers fault tolerance, load balancing, runtime routing, and automatic service registration and discovery

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3 JavaScript libraries to replace jQuery

Cash, Zepto, and Syncfusion are three JavaScript libraries picking up where jQuery left off

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GitHub launches GitHub Package Registry

GitHub Package Registry allows developers to publish private or a public packages alongside their source code

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Eclipse proposes Kubernetes development tools

The Eclipse Tempest project would bring tools for building Kubernetes applications to multiple IDEs and languages

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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft regularly updates Visual Studio Code. Keep track of the updates’ key capabilities in this changelog

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Red Hat to maintain OpenJDK 8 and OpenJDK 11

Red Hat will be providing bug fixes and security patches for the two older releases of the JDK, taking over from Oracle

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24 Python libraries for every Python developer

Web apps, web crawling, database access, GUI creation, parsing, image processing, and lots more—these handy tools have you covered

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