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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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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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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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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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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

Association Aggregation Composition in OOP

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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Prepare now for the death of Flash and Java plug-ins

Countless IT admin tools depend on these technologies. Do you have a plan to keep yours working?

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Seven Swift 2 enhancements every iOS developer will love

Apple makes good on Swift’s emphasis on performance, approachability, and ease in latest update

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Microsoft extends Cordova mobile dev to Visual Studio Code editor

The Cordova Tools extension provides new ways to build, debug, and preview apps with Visual Studio Code

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