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The many (emerging) faces of machine learning

Machine learning is everywhere: across industries and affecting many aspects of daily living

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The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

16 efficient, well-tested, and well-supported frameworks for building lean and mean web apps with Node.js

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Ruby’s decline in popularity may be permanent

Still in the top 10 of RedMonk’s language rankings, Ruby faces tough competition from Go, Rust, Swift, and Kotlin

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CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

Applications and Java libraries are converted to web applications, so there is no need for plug-ins or Java installations

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How to think about Docker security

Is Docker secure? To answer that question, we need to look at the entire Docker stack

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Best of NoSQL: 7 document databases compared

Which document-oriented database is right for your app? Follow this guide to the most developer-friendly NoSQL databases

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JVM may get upgrade to support today’s multicore processors

A new class type would have the runtime represent the underlying data to be both far more compact and much better suited for processing in bulk operations

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Understand the .Net CLR thread pool

Knowing how thread injection works in .Net is key to allowing your ASP.Net application to make the best use of system resources

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What’s new in Google’s Go 1.9 language

The next version of Google’s popular Go language will improve performance, compilation, and scaling to large code bases

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Apple’s Core ML: The pros and cons

Apple’s impressive iOS machine learning technology teeters between its limits and its ease of adoption by developers

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9 shell tips every developer should know

Every wizened Unix hacker will have his or her own special tool set for using the command line for dev-fu. Here are mine

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Get started with React: The InfoWorld tutorial

Learn the key concepts behind React and how to use JSX elements and components to build lean and fast web front ends

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Scala goes skinny: Ammonite tunes the heavyweight for simple tasks

An interactive REPL and system shell capabilities highlight the coming Version 1.0 release

8 great testing tools for mobile app developers

How to get found in the mobile app store—in 6 steps

With the volume of apps out there, it can be tough to get noticed. But if you develop and present your apps well, you’ve got a real shot

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Don’t let Netflix envy cloud your devops judgment

In the search for rapid deployment, think twice before following in Silicon Valley's footsteps

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What’s new in Microsoft’s TypeScript 2.4

Support for dynamic import expressions is among the new features in the release candidate now available

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Visual Studio Code comes to Chromebooks, Raspberry Pi

Community build project packages Microsoft's open source editor for Linuxes and Chrome OS on ARM hardware

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Forget the GUI: The return of the command line

Managing Windows at the scale of the cloud means going back to the command line with PowerShell and Bash

Devops: Farewell to major software releases and welcome to transparent software

Key considerations for companies transitioning to a devops environment

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