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React - an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces

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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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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Petition asks Adobe to open-source Flash

Petition on GitHub appears in the wake of Adobe announcing its end-of-life schedule for the Flash Player

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OWL: A 'better' PHP for single-server apps

OWL Web Language features a JavaScript-like syntax and compiles to PHP, promising more security and safety

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Adobe: Flash Player to reach end-of-life in 2020

Adobe's proprietary rich Internet plug-in technology is finally stepping aside for HTML5 and other web standards

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How to write performance tests using NBench

Take advantage of NBench to analyze code throughput, memory allocations, and GC overhead in your .NET application

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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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How to make your Web API responses consistent and useful

A custom wrapper for your Web API responses can provide meaningful information and ensure consistency regardless of success or failure

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How to do partial updates to REST API resources

Take advantage of HTTP PATCH to partially update resources and transfer less data over the wire

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Review: OutSystems makes React apps drag-and-drop easy

Low-code application development platform lowers the bar to building web apps, mobile apps, and responsive mobile hybrid apps

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The rules for REST: How to be RESTful in HTTP/JSON APIs

It’s easy to get sloppy in your APIs, so here’s a refresher on how to be correctly RESTful in your client scripts

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Progressive web apps challenge native mobile apps

Web companies such as Lyft and Twitter have now deployed the technology that seeks to make web apps as good, and network-independent, as native mobile apps

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How to use correlation IDs in ASP.Net Web API

Take advantage of the built-in correlation IDs in Web API to track HTTP requests that flow through multiple back-end services

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Review: Appian aces low-code dev, at a price

Appian Platform allows business users to create simple forms apps, and developers to enhance them with workflows

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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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Apple’s WebKit joins the WebAssembly bandwagon

Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla already support the performance-boostig technology in their browser engines

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