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Project Oxford: Microsoft serves up APIs for intelligent apps

Microsoft talks up IoT potential of the cross-platform Oxford SDKs and face, speech, and vision APIs

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Take a break from the command line with GitHub Desktop

Wedded to Git version control and the GitHub cloud service? Learn how to take advantage of the newest member of the team

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Microsoft Azure welcomes R language, with more to come

Revolution Analytics' professional R language package is now available on Azure, a first step toward deeper integration with Microsoft

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Node.js process manager set for 1.0 upgrade

Keymetrics' PM2 manages the popular server-side JavaScript platform, enhancing performance and helping developers maintain apps

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Microsoft launches new tools for building Office add-ins

The Office UI Fabric framework comes alongside new guidelines for creating cross-platform extensions

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AngularJS creators chart developer-friendly upgrade path

AngularJS 2 will be a rewrite, but predictable upgrades are planned so that developers can choose which components to migrate

Build real-time Web apps with RethinkDB

The RethinkDB JSON database simplifies the development of applications that rely on real-time updates

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Developers can now use Embarcadero's RAD Studio for Windows 10 apps

Embarcadero released RAD Studio 10 Seattle, a big upgrade of its rapid application development platform

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The new IT is all about the customer

Enterprises have turned outward, investing more and more in improving the customer experience -- giving those closer to customers power to make key technology decisions

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Phoenix Web framework rises to 1.0 status

The platform leverages the Elixir language and MVC pattern for real-time Web and beyond-the-browser apps

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Beyond bitcoin: 7 ways to capitalize on blockchains

Bitcoin’s widely trusted ledger offers intriguing possibilities for business use beyond cryptocurrency

Yo sysprog: Cobol lives on in Visual Studio 2015

Cobol keeps on keeping on, this time thanks to support from Micro Focus for use with the latest version of Microsoft's IDE

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Salesforce Aura ventures into open source -- to a point

Salesforce's Aura framework for designing business apps is open source, but you'll have to pay for its drag-and-drop design tools

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React Native gets instrumentation, performance boosts

Facebook is investing heavily in the JavaScript framework for mobile app dev, focusing on build tools and source control

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How to use actors in distributed applications

Actors make it easier to build and manage scalable, distributed cloud applications. Each actor can send and receive messages and taking certain actions based on message contents

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9 things you need to know to run a successful software development team

Experienced software engineering leaders share what it takes to get the most out of your team

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New JavaScript-based language brings the speed

A new language, Imba compiles to JavaScript and leans heavily on tags and selectors

Why Node.js beats Java and .Net for Web, mobile, and IoT apps

Speed, scalability, productivity, and developer politics all played a role in AnyPresence’s selection of Node.js for its enterprise development platform

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