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JavaScript will lead a massive shift in enterprise development

JavaScript and Node.js will change corporate technology like Java did, according to a Forrester report

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Language forks bring new power to programming

From Hack to Cython, inventive forks are pushing popular programming languages in new directions

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New compilers prepare devs for the next generation of JavaScript

Babel and xto6 help developers move to ECMAScript 6 code and prepare for ECMAScript 7 features

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JavaScript experts: Microsoft's new Spartan browser rocks

Nobody knows JavaScript like the folks at Famo.us, and the JavaScript engine and rendering pipeline in Windows 10's Spartan browser blew them away

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Microsoft upgrades JavaScript, Visual Studio development tools

WinJS JavaScript toolbox focuses on 'universal experiences' for Windows 10, while Visual Studio will get Enterprise, Professional, and Community editions

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Meteor JavaScript framework hits Windows

Windows support had been the most-requested feature for the framework, which now also works with MongoDB 3.0

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Google Dart upgrade hones in on asynchronous programming

The Dart language gets a number of improvements right as Google lowers its ambitions for Dart VM

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Facebook: We don't hate the Web

But for the time being Facebook is sticking to native development for mobile apps and open-sourcing its React Native technology

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Google: Dart will not replace in-browser JavaScript

Though created as a replacement for JavaScript in the browser, Google's Dart will now be compiled rather than run in its own VM

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Dump JavaScript for faster Web loading? Let the debate begin

An ‘HTML6' proposal to speed Web page loads gets a skeptical reaction from an Angular.js co-author

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Instant feedback arrives for JavaScript code testing

Wallaby.js tool leverages parallel test execution and dependency analysis to provide for quick running of tests

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Scriptr: Write your Internet of things in JavaScript

The platform addresses challenges posed by IoT device processing and memory constraints

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Scala.js lets you compile Scala to JavaScript

The language now enjoys support for JavaScript as well as the Java Virtual Machine

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JavaScript goes native for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone apps

The NativeScript development tool uses JavaScript and Typescript to build native apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone

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Survey: Developers turning to less-troublesome JavaScript variants

CoffeeScript's climb in language index means developers want more choices beyond JavaScript

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Free books! 19 no-cost programming guides

From learning a new language to studying classic concepts, these books span the gamut of topics, and won't cost you a dime

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JavaScript unites Microsoft and Google

The rival vendors are partnering to build AngularJS 2.0 on Microsoft's TypeScript language

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Java update spotlights JavaScript, memory usage

Java Development Kit 8, Update 40 from Oracle addresses memory management, native packaging, JavaScript compatibility, and usability

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