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6 colleges turning out open source talent

Most IT departments have project road maps that require open-source skills, but finding recent college grads with open source talent can be challenging

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New Microsoft beta lets workers build their own apps without coding

PowerApps allows employees to build business-focused apps without knowing how to program

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Vue.js lead: Our JavaScript framework is faster than React

Version 2.0 of the Web interface dev tool focuses on DOM improvements

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Building your own task scheduler in C#

Take advantage of a custom task scheduler to provide added functionalities over the default task scheduler and manage how tasks are scheduled in .Net

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IBM brings blockchain framework to IBM Cloud

Enterprises now have a secure IBM Cloud environment to develop blockchain applications that meet regulatory requirements

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Red Hat ditches effort to port Node.js to Java

The Nodyn open source effort to bridge the technologies was undercut by an inability to make NPM JavaScript extensions work with it

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3 options for applications that don't fit the cloud

If your software isn't a good candidate for deployment in the cloud, you still have a few options to get in on the benefits

10 handy no-cost tools for API development

10 free tools for API design, development, and testing

These full-fledged free-tier services and indispensable utilities will have your API up and running quick

38 productivity-enhancing Android apps for the enterprise

Android Studio 2.1 eases path to Android N development

Google's Android IDE allows developers to sample APIs and features of the Android N Developer Preview

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Mozilla's Rust language doubles down on speed and simplicity

The new MIR subsystem for Rust will speed up both the compiler and apps written in the language

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Now more than ever, work on coding fundamentals

Early on in my career, I struggled writing code. The key to better code: Learn fundamental coding principles

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GNU compilers learn new C++, parallelism tricks

GCC 6.1 defaults to the C++ 14 standard and enhances experimental support for C++ 17

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10 Android apps developers will love

From full-blown IDEs to essential resource utilities, these Android apps bring powerful programming features to smartphones and tablets

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Xamarin starts to connect Mac devs with Visual Studio

Android and iOS are focal points in latest technology rollouts from Microsoft's recent acquisition

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CIOs still don't get open source

CIOs are clueless about open source in 2016? So it appears, according to a fresh Forrester report

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How to create a RESTful service in WCF

Take advantage of WCF to build light-weight RESTful services and keep the resource URIs clean and lean

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Google's V8 JavaScript engine now backs WebAssembly

Version 5.1 also boosts performance and standardization, and it implements more of the Orinoco garbage collector

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GitHub Enterprise 2.6 streamlines workflows

Admins and developers have a cadre of new tools to ease their jobs in the latest update to the enterprise-grade edition of GitHub

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