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Python 3, Ruby, Rust, and JavaScript algorithms are now welcome on Algorithmia

The service for building and hosting algorithms and monetizing them as APIs will also support the standard repositories for third-party code used by each language

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New JavaScript library brings Java to browsers without applets

JavaPoly.js imports existing Java code and invokes it directly from JavaScript

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90% off Essential JavaScript Coding Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Lifetime access to 15 courses for just $29, which boasts a generous markdown from its original price of $1,080.

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Ruby again shines in language popularity

The language jumps seven spots from a year ago in Tiobe's index, while C's popularity takes a big hit

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AngularBeans brings together Angular and Java for Web dev

AngularBeans 2 will accommodate Angular's own next-generation upgrade and add container support

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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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Oracle security update includes Java, MySQL, Oracle Database fixes

Several vulnerabilities in Oracle's quarterly patch release are considered critical and could be remotely exploited

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Patch JBoss now to prevent SamSam ransomware attacks

Cisco Talos has identified millions of vulnerable JBoss servers that can potentially be infected with SamSam ransomware

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RoboVM Java-to-iOS dev tool meets its end

The technology was under Microsoft jurisdiction as part of the Xamarin acquisition; with the discontinuation, its licenses will expire on April 17, 2017

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Facebook open-sources Android byte code optimizer

Facebook's ReDex tool for paring down Android apps could form the basis for other optimizers as well

Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

4 no-bull reasons why Swift on Android won't come swiftly

Making Swift a viable option on Android would be an arduous task. Here are the reasons why Google will remain ensconced on Java

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Visual Basic hits the skids in language popularity

Author of the Tiobe monthly language popularity index sees both Visual Basic and Visual Basic .Net dropping from the top 10 within a year

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Sputnik automates code review for Java projects on GitHub

More than a service, Sputnik has open source underpinnings that can be downloaded and deployed, and integration with other code hosting services is on the road map

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Three-year-old IBM patch for critical Java flaw is broken

Attackers can easily bypass the patch to exploit a vulnerability that allows them to escape from the Java security sandbox

Which big data programming language should I use?

Which freaking big data programming language should I use?

When it comes to wrangling data at scale, R, Python, Scala, and Java have you covered -- mostly

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Samsung unleashes ad blocking Android browser

Also in today's open source roundup: Oracle wants $9.3 billion dollars from Google for using Java in Android, and 5 open source home automation tools

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Oracle seeks $9.3 billion for Google’s use of Java in Android

The figure appears in a report by Oracle's damages expert, which Google strongly contests

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Oracle: Java 9 will understand dependencies

Developers have a year to prepare before modularity arrives in Java SE Development Kit 9

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