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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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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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WebAssembly wins! Google pulls plug on PNaCl

Citing the need for cross-browser compatibility, Google chooses WebAssembly for running native code in Chrome

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8 reasons web beats native for data-driven apps

For data-rich business applications, web technologies offer big advantages to both developers and users

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HTML5: Where the core web technology is headed now

The staple of the open web platform, the HTML5 standard is undergoing both incremental and fundamental change

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Amateur web developers can now look to Mavo

The HTML-based platform provides data -management capabilities without needing a back-end server

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How to get a job as a developer: The 6-step guide

Landing your dream web or software development job doesn't have to be a daunting task. If you want to work in computing, this is where you can start

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Google’s Polymer zeroes in on ES6 compatibility, interoperability

Polymer 2.0 promises much improved ECMAScript 6 standards support and interoperability with other libraries and frameworks

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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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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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Microsoft .Net Core: Finally ready for prime time

All Microsoft’s next-gen development stack needed was adequate tooling, APIs, libraries, and documentation. They’re here at last

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Google, Facebook go back to the future for a better mobile web

Thanks to Google and Facebook, developers now need to design explicitly for the mobile experience, exactly like in the early days of mobile

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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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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Next.js 2.0 plays better with React and JavaScript

Version 2.0 of the minimalist JavaScript framework allows for smaller, more efficient apps

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Critical flaw alert! Stop using JSON encryption

Developers shouldn't use JSON Web Tokens or JSON Web Encryption in their applications at all, lest their private keys get stolen

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