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Oracle’s Wookiee brings microservices to Scala developers

The open source framework is tailored to building concurrent, message-driven applications

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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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Swift, Go, and R vie for Tiobe Top 10, but for how long?

Emerging languages claim top slots in the Tiobe index, but limitations could cap developer enthusiasm over the long term

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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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Go tutorial: Get started with Google Go

Go is a concise, simple, safe, and fast compiled language that trades features for speed. Isn’t it time you gave it a try?

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Android SDK cozies up to Kotlin

Nullability annotations accompany the Android 9 Pie debut

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Julia tutorial: Get started with the Julia language

Want the convenience of a dynamic language and the performance of a compiled statically typed language? Try Julia

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Get started with Rust, the language for safer code

Here’s how to get your feet wet with using Rust’s tool chain, creating projects, working with third-party code, and managing libraries

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Guido van Rossum resigns: What’s next for Python

Python’s designer explains why he stepped down as “benevolent dictator for life”—and how he’ll stay involved with the language

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Go Cloud aims to cement Golang in the cloud

Go Cloud offers generic APIs to build apps that can be ported across different clouds

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Oracle: Switch now from Nashorn JavaScript engine to GraalVM

Oracle says GraalVM is more capable than Nashorn, and it has laid out a migration path from Nashorn to GraalVM

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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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Kotlin tutorial: Get started with Kotlin

Kotlin can provide huge benefits to developers currently working on Java and Android projects--here’s how

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What is the JVM? Introducing the Java virtual machine

The Java virtual machine manages system memory and provides a portable execution environment for Java-based applications. Developers reap the rewards in performance, stability, and predictable runtimes.

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Python, Scala climb the ranks of language popularity

Python’s rise has been steady, while Scala’s rise this time may last longer than before

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Python developers profiled: What you use, what you do

A survey of 9,500 developers shows what Python programmers use and what they work on. See how typical you are as a Python developer

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The 5 best programming languages for AI development

Which programming language should you pick for your machine learning or deep learning project? These are your best options

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Scala roadmap: What features to expect in Scala 3

A new compiler is the main new feature of the functional, object-oriented language—as well as binary incompatibility with Scala 2

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