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Harvard researchers take aim at Shellshock-like woes with new scripting language

The Shill scripting language limits the rights of shell programs to what is necessary to get the job done


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Functional programming gains Web, networking option with Elixir language

Elixir language, now at version 1.0, leverages Erlang VM to produce short, fast, and maintainable code for the Web and infrastructures

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New NSA-funded programming language could close long-standing security holes

Wyvern securely rolls five programming languages into one.

Version 1.0 of JetBrains' CLion IDE will include C/C++ support

JetBrains development tool supports the popular programming languages, but won't easily displace Eclipse, Visual Studio

Our fault? Read the project audit and weep

A wise development team brings in the big guns against accusations of mismanagement on a troubled software project

Fantastic failures: 9 startups that sank in 2014

Despite the hype and promise, these unfortunate startups hit the wall this year

Eclipse Luna picks up Java 8, PHP, C/C++ support

Eclipse IDE's annual release adds Java 8 support, enhanced C/C++ and PHP tools, and support for the Paho platform

9 things we hate about Objective-C

Retro syntax, sideways superset thinking, autocratic inclinations -- coding for Apple products is a pain in the iOS

Best starter programming language? 8 top picks of developers

Programmers weigh in on why each of these popular first coding languages is the best one for beginners

GitHub releases free and open Atom code editor

The standalone code editor powered by JavaScript and Chromium is available for free under the MIT license

Emergency update for Apache Struts fixes incomplete patch for critical flaw

The previous patch did not block an attack vector that could lead to remote code execution in certain environments

Be careful what you wish for: The dream job that wasn't

A tech pro pins his hopes to a new position with a great boss at a great company. What could go wrong?

GitHub downtime got you down? Anam.io has your back

A third-party service now offers free backups of GitHub projects with ever push

Is Windows 8 development worth the trouble?

Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of incentive, is Windows 8 development worth the effort?

Four things developers should know about the new Microsoft

Microsoft's new open source and platform initiatives present many options and challenges -- here's what developers need to know

10 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

No-code and low-code mobile programming tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

Java and more: 10 Eclipse projects that have made waves

Happy 10th anniversary to the open source foundation that has made millions of developers more productive

Amazon Web Service now offers R on demand

AWS offers a hosted version of Revolution Analytics' R open-source functional programming language for $1.25 an hour

Retro repo SourceForge learns new tricks

Reacting to feedback, SourceForge has improved its revenue-sharing download service for open source projects

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