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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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Npm founder foresees merger of Node.js and io.js

Isaac Schlueter also talks about io.js, Npm business model

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Cool tools for compiling to JavaScript

Little languages abound to bring your code to the Web with surprising ease and few compromises

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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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