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Review: The 10 best JavaScript editors

Sublime Text, Visual Studio Code, Brackets, and Atom rise to the top, but several others are worth considering

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10 JavaScript concepts every Node.js programmer must master

Want to build efficient and scalable Node.js apps? Learn how to make JavaScript work for—not against—you

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Azure, AI, JavaScript headline Microsoft Build 2017

Microsoft's developer conference will have sessions on JavaScript tools, the Universal Windows platform, and building cloud systems

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Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

WebStorm, Visual Studio 2017, Visual Studio Code, NetBeans, Komodo, and Eclipse pull out the stops for JavaScript, Node.js, and friends

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JavaScript framework smartens up Firefox

Mozilla's Fathom framework helps browsers understand web pages the way people do

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The framework formerly known as JavaScriptMVC hits 1.0

Now known as DoneJS, the framework for building high-performance real-time apps for mobile, web, and desktop reaches version 1.0

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Microsoft fine-tunes WebAssembly for Edge browser

By tweaking when the Chakra JavaScript engine parses WebAssembly functions, the Edge browser provides faster web app performance

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Node.js exec director: Our project is transformational

Former Linux Foundation official Mark Hinkle moves over to organization shepherding server-side JavaScript platform

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Facebook Relay JavaScript framework simplifies API

The framework for building data-driven apps incorporates Facebook's query language for APIs

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Get started with Twilio’s programmable SMS API

A quick guide to sending and receiving SMS in your web applications with Twilio and Node.js

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CoffeeScript upgrade refocuses on JavaScript standards

But the new beta breaks compatibility with some version 1 features in providing ECMAScript 2015+ support

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Hardened Node.js distro comes to Docker-friendly Alpine Linux

NodeSource primes its enterprise-oriented NSolid Node.js distro for Docker containers

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New React version promises near-native performance

Version 16 of Facebook's JavaScript library for building UIs will feature the Fiber reconciliation algorithm

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Intelligent code-search service Sourcegraph adds Java support

Originally built to intelligently index and search Golang code bases on GitHub, Sourcegraph now works with Java—and other popular languages may follow

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TypeScript 2.3 gets smarter about JavaScript standards

Now at a release candidate stage, the latest version of Microsoft's typed JavaScript superset supports async generators and iterators

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev

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5 reasons Node.js rules for complex integrations

With JavaScript, JSON, REST, NPM, and an ever-increasing supply of modules, Node.js should be your first choice for integration

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WebAssembly library supercharges web video apps

The WebDSP library features algorithms for building web applications operating on media data and provides better performance than JavaScript

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