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Facebook's Flow could help JavaScript programmers spot elusive bugs

Open-sourced Flow offers much-needed static type checking for the JavaScrtipt language

Microsoft ramps up 'devops' capabilities for developers

Microsoft has added release management, performance measurement and configuration blueprints to its devops arsenal


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Microsoft open-sources server-side .Net, launches Visual Studio 2015 preview

In a dramatic shift, Microsoft takes a big step into open source, with the aim of spreading Microsoft development across iOS, Android, OS X, and Linux

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Microsoft open-sources .Net server-side cloud stack

The company is embarking on a broad-based strategy for mobile and cloud development, including major upgrades to Visual Studio

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GitHub Enterprise offers Amazon-hosted option for software delivery

GitHub Enterprise is now available in an Amazon-hosted version for companies moving more infrastructure to the cloud

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Microsoft courts non-Windows Web developers with RemoteIE

Azure-based RemoteIE lets developers test with Internet Explorer from Windows PCs, Macs, and iOS and Android devices -- for 10 minutes at a time

Vulnerabilities found in more command-line tools, wget and tnftp get patches

Flaws identified in wget and tnftp allow malicious servers to execute rogue commands on users' systems

Microsoft opens Office 365 to programmers

Microsoft announces updates to Office 365, Azure, and Intune at TechEd Europe

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Eclipse shines light on cloud-based app dev

Eclipse Cloud Development initiative looks to host browser-based development tools in the cloud

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GopherJS nudges Google Go past Dart in JavaScript Web development

With GopherJS, front-end code can be written in Go language, then compiled to JavaScript

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RoboVM beckons Java 8 programmers to iOS

The workaround technology lets developers use lambdas and defaults and provides full access to the hardware and the native iOS APIs

Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

The next generation of the Salesforce1 development platform is announced at Dreamforce

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Learning a second programming language? Try these 5 sites

Want to switch between programming languages? These sites show developers how to bridge the gap between languages and frameworks

Micron provides a software view into new coprocessor

A software kit for programmers should give developers an idea how the coprocessor could work

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GitHub dangles deep cloud service discounts for students

GitHub's Student Developer Pack offers thousands of dollars' worth of developer tools and cloud services for free to students

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Google Dart crashes into top 20 programming languages

The language's JavaScript compiler helps fuel interest; meanwhile, Java hits an all-time low in Tiobe's popularity index

Ericsson releases WebRTC browser and framework as open source

The browser has been resurrected at least in part to make up for Apple's apparent disinterest in the technology

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Frege joins Scala, Clojure among Java functional languages

The strictly typed, purely functional language is 'a Haskell for the JVM'

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Oracle's Graal project empowers language creation on the JVM

Oracle's newly released Graal lets programmers create runtimes and compilers for new or existing languages in Java

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Java developers get IoT helping hand

Eclipse offers a stack of frameworks and services for building connected device apps

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