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Screencasting captures what words can’t

Screencasting and screensharing are two easy tools at your disposal when you want to share best practices and details that might otherwise be lost

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Dragula looks to take the bite out of drag-and-drop

The open source library exclusively focuses on drag-and-drop, allowing users to move elements around a Web page

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Docker goes rootless -- and that's a good thing

Containers will no longer have to be run as root in Linux, thanks to a new feature in Docker 1.10

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SamsaraJS library juices mobile Web UIs

The functional reactive library provides native-like app experiences and takes on the mobile Web's performance issues

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CoreOS launches Rocket 1.0 directly at Docker

CoreOS's container runtime has better default security and full Docker compatibility

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How to work with Fluent NHibernate in C#

Fluent NHibernate provides a Fluent API also enables you to use LINQ to query data on top of the NHibernate engine

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What the increasing venture capital investment in devops means

In the end, money is talking in the debate over the phrase -- more investors and VCs are voting for devops with their dollars

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JetBrains polishes Kotlin for JVM ahead of general release

The release candidate also features improved Java interoperability

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GitHub’s Scientist puts Ruby rewrites to the test

The tool, now at version 1.0, tests production data and behavior to help developers refactor critical paths

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Python gains the upper hand against Perl, PHP, and Ruby

Java retains the top spot in the monthly Tiobe index of language popularity, but its momentum is slowing

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Exploring Association, Aggregation, and Composition in OOP

Take advantage of association, aggregation and composition to define relationships between the objects in your application

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Turns out machine learning is a champ at fixing buggy code

MIT says the system it developed for fixing errors in bug-riddled code can fix 10 times as many errors as other systems

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Cheerp creator: Our C++-to-JavaScript compiler beats Emscripten

Cheerp 1.2 offers speedier compilation with no memory size limitations

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The battle for Node.js security has only begun

The Node Security Project identifies four primary security issues with Node.js

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Ruby on Rails fixes multiple input validation vulnerabilities

Ruby on Rails fixed six vulnerabilities in versions 3.x, 4.1.x, 4.2.x, and Rails 5.0 beta and three in rails-html-sanitizer

Java's key to success: Simplicity

Citrine borrows from Ruby, JavaScript, C for object-oriented programming

The open source language is still in development and emphasizes simplicity and readability

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Google spotlights Go language with new open source load balancer

In its Seesaw load-balancing technology, Google demonstrates how Go can be used to wrap other projects

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Oracle's Java plug-in move no surprise, but is JavaWS the answer?

Applets may no longer be in vogue, but opinions vary whether Oracle's Java Web Start is a viable alternative

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