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Facebook's Flow could help JavaScript programmers spot elusive bugs

Open-sourced Flow offers much-needed static type checking for the JavaScrtipt language

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jQuery 3.0: More interoperability, less Internet Explorer

The upcoming edition of the JavaScript library will come in two versions: one that supports IE8, and one that does not

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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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JavaScript juices high-performance Web apps with SIMD.js API

Google, Mozilla, and Intel partner on SIMD.js API to boost games, video, audio apps for the Web

Meteor JavaScript reaches 1.0 milestone

The open source JavaScript framework is geared for faster development of Web and mobile apps

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HTML5 finally reaches official status

W3C endorses the Web development specification as an official standard

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Next up for Node.js: Going mobile

A key developer wants to expand the horizons of the server-side JavaScript platform and bring it to all devices

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Nginx has big plans for JavaScript

The company plans to let you use JavaScript as an application language in its eponymous Web server

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ECMAScript 6 returns JavaScript to original intent

The committee behind ECMAScript wants a quicker release schedule to keep up with the pace of Web innovation

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GopherJS nudges Google Go past Dart in JavaScript Web development

With GopherJS, front-end code can be written in Go language, then compiled to JavaScript

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Joyent staves off talk of a Node.js fork

Joyent form advisory board to open up the process of evolving the popular server-side JavaScript platform

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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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DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

Framework lets developers build HTML5 and JavaScript applications while leveraging Java

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NPM 2.0 courts enterprises with Node.js module management

The Node.js default package management system hits version 2.0 with performance improvements and enterprise-friendly features

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5 developer features IE still lacks (and 6 it might add someday)

Some HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript features used in other browsers still haven't landed in Internet Explorer, to its detriment

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Experimental JavaScript compiler shakes up ideas about speed, simplicity

Higgs, an experimental JavaScript engine written in D, uses novel approaches to speed up JavaScript -- and could inspire similar projects

JHipster links Java and JavaScript for Web development

The application generator works with Angular.js and a multitude of tools

Hands-on with 10 JavaScript editors and IDEs

Need a JavaScript tool for your dev shop? InfoWorld takes an in-depth, first-person look at 10 JavaScript tools ready for adoption

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