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Big data sparks interest in statistical programming languages

Statistical languages offer a great fit for big data, but due to their specific use cases, they're unlikely to catch to up to generalized stalwarts like Java and C

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9 cutting-edge programming languages worth learning now

These strong alternatives to the popular languages are gaining steam -- and may be the perfect fit for your next project

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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

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C/C++ decompiler translates programs, no source code needed

An LLVM for decompilation, Snowman's source code will be released soon

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What Google's petition to the Supreme Court really means

Following the reversal of its historic win against Oracle over the copyrightability of APIs, Google has asked the Supreme Court to intervene

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Ceylon 1.1.0 lands, with Java and Android hooks to come

Ceylon 1.1 features performance upgrades and OSGi backing, but developers are looking toward major improvements for the next release

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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

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Frege joins Scala, Clojure among Java functional languages

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

9 proposed Java 9 features devs will love

Modularity, JSON, smart compilation -- Java's future offers compelling features to look forward to

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Oracle to developers: Let Java be your IoT platform

From small devices to servers, Java is the top developer tool, says Oracle

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DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

Framework lets developers build HTML5 and JavaScript applications while leveraging Java

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4 reasons to stick with Java -- and 4 reasons to dump it

The enterprise mainstay has proved resilient in the face of many challenges -- but just how long can it remain a premier programming language?

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Twitter's Hadoop project gets Apache's blessing

Twitter's open source, real-time computation framework picks up the Apache Foundation's full backing and support

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Oracle looks to the future -- but remains stuck in the past

Oracle OpenWorld seems focused on making existing customers happier -- but how Oracle will attract new developers remains a mystery

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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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Oracle exec: Java shortcomings will be addressed by Project Jigsaw

Oracle's Mark Reinhold talks about Java modularity and the upcoming enterprise edition

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OpenJDK project opens up Java 9 to collaboration, experimentation

'Sandbox forest' gives developers a way to work on ongoing enhancements before finalizing and contributing them

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