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MEAN vs. LAMP for the future of programming

LAMP diehards take note: The flexible simplicity of MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js is no joke

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It's official: ECMAScript 6 is approved

The new version of the specification underpinning JavaScript brings improvements to syntax and structural issues

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Better JavaScript programming with TypeScript

TypeScript helps you write better JavaScript, tame large JavaScript projects, and prepare for ECMAScript 6 -- and getting started couldn't be easier

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New Node.js merges in the best of io.js

Upcoming version of the server-side JavaScript platform will feature capabilities from ECMAScript 6 specification already found in io.js

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Master single-page Web apps with AngularJS

Single-page Web apps are nice for users, but they can be nasty for developers; AngularJS can help

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Google throws Dart language over to GitHub

The move could be Google's way of attracting more external committers to the JavaScript rival

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Code editors on the cutting edge

Is Eclipse overkill? Is Vim not enough? Then check out the new generation of code editors, led by Sublime Text, Atom, and Visual Studio Code

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AngularJS 1.4 is built for speed, animations

The JavaScript framework's upgrade also fixes bugs and makes JQuery accommodations

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jsblocks: Client-side JavaScript 'for any kind of application'

The framework's founder claims more speed, more flexibility, and more features than alternative Model View frameworks

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Review: 7 JavaScript IDEs put to the test

WebStorm and Visual Studio Code lead a field of rich and capable integrated tools for JavaScript programming

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Meteor pulls JavaScript technologies together

Meteor seeks deeper integrations with the complementary AngularJS and ReactJS frameworks

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Reunited: io.js rejoins with Node.js

The dueling server-side JavaScript platforms have reconciled after a contentious fork

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Review: 10 JavaScript editors compared

Sublime Text, TextMate, and Brackets lead a rich field in capabilities and speed

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Io.js 2.0: Node.js fork moves forward

Io.js 2.0 makes accommodations for ECMAScript 6 and Google's V8 JavaScript engine

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17 JavaScript tools breathing new life into old code

From Lisp to Pascal, old code is new again, thanks to these JavaScript cross-compilers, translators, and emulators

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WebRTC without the pain

Although still evolving, one of the hidden gems of the HTML5 specification is WebRTC. Here's the easy way to use it to stream voice, video, and data

Video: Brendan Eich celebrates the rise of JavaScript compilers

In his Fluent Conference keynote, the JavaScript creator outlines where the language is headed and the role compilers have played in its growth

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Eich: Expect more frequent JavaScript updates

The JavaScript founder wants to develop smaller specifications that can be implemented in browsers every year

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