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Facebook JavaScript engine boosts React Native on Android

Open-source Hermes JavaScript engine could be used to improve performance of all JavaScript-based mobile applications

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The best programming language to learn

Python is clearly the best choice, unless a better choice is Java or JavaScript. Let’s compare

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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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Full-stack developer: What it is, and how you can become one

A full-stack developer understands the entire software stack, from the GUI front end to the database back end. However, not everyone agrees on the level of mastery needed to earn the title

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ECMAScript roadmap: New JavaScript features for 2019

Two proposals are completed, and more are under consideration for the technology behind JavaScript

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10 JavaScript concepts every Node.js developer must master

Want to build efficient and scalable Node.js apps? Learn how to make JavaScript work for you, not against you

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What is JSF? Introducing JavaServer Faces

JavaServer Faces is the Java standard technology for building component-based web interfaces. Get started with JSF, including what's new in JSF 2.3

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How JavaScript promises work

Learn why JavaScript promises are like a gift box and get up to speed with JavaScript promise syntax

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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 7

The V8 Version 7.1 beta focuses on memory and performance improvements

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Functional programming for Java developers, Part 1

Optimize your Java code with these five functional programming techniques

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MEAN stack tutorial: Get started with the MEAN stack

Learn to use MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js to create fast and flexible web applications entirely in JavaScript

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15 great alternatives to React, Angular, and Vue

The popular frameworks are popular for good reason, but one of these other options could be a better choice for your app

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Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

Deno is an in-development secure TypeScript runtime built on the same Google V8 JavaScript engine as Node.js

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Nashorn JavaScript engine for JVM could be axed

OpenJDK proposal says maintaining Nashorn has become a challenge due to rapid changes to the ECMAScript language

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Dojo 2: What the JavaScript toolkit’s new version offers

14 years after the first version's debut, the revamped Dojo Version 2 provides a widget system and support for progressive web apps

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What’s new in Oracle’s GraalVM multilanguage virtual machine

The universal virtual machine enters production status

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What’s new in the Sails Node.js framework

Sails.js 1.0 features async/await capabilities and a web template

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Node.js roadmap: What’s next for the JavaScript runtime

Although Node.js 10 will debut in April 2018, more features are under consideration for 2018 and 2019

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