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Free course: Get started with AngularJS

In partnership with tech training provider Pluralsight, InfoWorld offers a free online course to get you up and running with the world’s most popular JavaScript framework

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Microsoft's TypeScript 1.5 falls in line with ECMAScript

The latest version of JavaScript variant simplifies the use of modules and includes experimental functions from ECMAScript 7

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NodeSource takes on Joyent in enterprise Node support

A key member of an enterprise Node coalition, NodeSource banks on its expertise with Node in business to sell its multitiered support services

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JavaScript rules the school, but C++ climbs in popularity

C++ is the biggest gainer in language popularity so far this year, but JavaScript remains stalwart

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Prepare for a future without Internet Explorer

IE is on its way out, so it's time for IT and Web services creators to make the switch to the modern Web

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Famous JavaScript framework steps back to move forward

The new alpha version represents a change in thinking for 3D JavaScript apps technology and looks to improve on MVC

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Beyond JavaScript: A new hope for a high-performance Web

While Famous founder Steve Newcomb holds skeptical view of WebAssembly, the project draws praise from other quarters

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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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