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Rust language puts ease ahead of features for 2017

For next year, the language will focus on easier use, better tooling, and improved integration with other languages

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PurpleJS unites Java, JavaScript development

The framework lets developers write apps in JavaScript that run on the JVM using Java as the runtime

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Microsoft adds Python to deep learning toolkit

The tool, now called Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, gets a big performance boost and adds reinforcement learning for neural networking

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Where to find the world's best programmers

The coder you need may likely be on the other side of the world, according to recent research

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GitHub open-sources tool to track and preview Puppet changes

If tweaks to your Puppet setups are causing breakage across your deployments, GitHub's Octocatalog-diff ensures that new Puppet settings don't wreck old ones

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NPM 4 seeks to fix JavaScript package search

Other breaking changes include removal of the npat config setting, deprecation of the prepublish lifecycle script, and discontinuation partial shrinkwraps

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5 wicked-fast Python frameworks you have to try

If old Python networking and web libraries aren't fast enough for you, these new additions break speed limits and unleash new possibilities

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6 small steps to digital transformation

Boiling the ocean never works. But the right proof of concept can provide a key transformative example for your entire organization

Parameter binding in Web API

Learn how parameter binding (the process of setting values to parameters of the Web API controller methods) works and the best practices

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MIT ports Tesseract OCR to JavaScript

Port from developers at MIT supports dozens of languages and makes it easier and cheaper to build image-processing applications

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A keyboard? How quaint

Hello, computer: Hands-free computing a la 'Star Trek' is coming soon

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Apple lays out plans for Swift 4.0

The upcoming version of the language, due next year, emphasizes source and standard library stability

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Why your mobile connection is so slow

DNS-based mapping of user location simply doesn’t work for mobile; it’s time to rethink content delivery for mobile apps

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Mozilla's Rust goes real-time with code feedback

Rust Language Server provides live information such as code completion and documentation through a Microsoft co-developed protocol


Advanced operations using Dapper.Net

This article is a continuation of the series of articles on Dapper. In the earlier article on Dapper, we have had a brief introduction on Dapper and to get started using in and perform CRUD operations. In this post, I’ll present a...

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Monster Oracle update patches database, Java

Oracle's Critical Patch Updates keep getting bigger. The database giant addressed a number of remotely exploitable flaws in Java, MySQL, and Oracle Database this quarter

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JavaScript superset JS++ adds dead code elimination

The JS++ platform also adds modules and backs a multitude of code editors, including Visual Studio Code and GitHub Atom

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Review: 6 Python IDEs go to the mat

See how IDLE, Komodo, LiClipse, PyCharm, Spyder, and Python Tools for Visual Studio stack up in capabilities and ease of use

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