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Why serverless was made for mobile development

Building mobile apps becomes infinitely simpler when we get the antiquated server stack out of the way

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Chatops for the modern developer, courtesy of Spring’s founder

Java Spring Framework creator Rod Johnson sees chatops as the next step for Slack-esconced developers to make life cycle management much easier

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What’s new in Angular 5: easier progressive web apps

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps also produces better code and better supports Google's Material Design

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React 'Fiber' core rewrite progresses to beta

Facebook has released the first beta of React 16, though asynchronous rendering is not yet enabled

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New Node.js API will shield modules from JavaScript engine changes

N-API should break the dependency on Google’s V8 engine and help developers avoid recompilation for new versions and engines

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The best JavaScript testing tools for React

How to choose the right test runner, test framework, assertion libraries, and add-on tools for your React project

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New project taps Node.js for microservices API gateway

LunchBadger's Express Gateway is an 'out of the box' API gateway for microservices built on the Express framework for Node.js

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How to convert Python to JavaScript (and back again)

Love Python? JavaScript, not so much? Here are four tools that turn Python to JavaScript for use in web applications

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Architect has a better blueprint for AWS Lambda deployments

Project handles configuration and provisioning of Lambda functions and related AWS services with a plain-text manifest file

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What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications

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JavaScript for squares: The incredible rise of TypeScript

The web needed a freewheeling programming language like JavaScript, but now it’s time to set some rules

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Microcosm simplifies state management for React apps

Viget Labs tool serves as a central place to track all application data for React, with Preact, Vue, and Glimmer support on the to-do list

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Mozilla brings Python-style project documentation to JavaScript

The Sphinx-js plug-in works with Python's Sphinx tool to allow developers to more fully document their JavaScript APIs

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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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12 'hot' technologies not living up to the hype

A dozen technologies that will disappoint you soon, if they aren't disappointing you already

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7 keys to structuring your Node.js app

Keep these considerations in mind to make your Node.js app easy to debug, easy to maintain, and easy to scale

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The best MVC frameworks for Node.js

16 efficient, well-tested, and well-supported frameworks for building lean and mean web apps with Node.js

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

Applications and Java libraries are converted to web applications, so there is no need for plug-ins or Java installations

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