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Citizen developers are no threat to professional coders -- yet

Independent noncoders won't displace established developers, but they can help clear up a business's IT backlog

R u mdrn? How to lure hipster hackers

Do u hv ths stf? Here's what you should -- and shouldn't -- keep in your stack to attract today's developers

Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8

JavaScript on the JVM is better and faster but not always friendlier with Nashorn, the rebuilt JavaScript interpreter

Congrats on the new job! Please disregard all the red flags

A fledgling developer is so thrilled to land a temporary gig that he misses the numerous warning signs screaming out at him

Is Windows 8 development worth the trouble?

Microsoft pays some companies to produce Windows 8 versions of their products. Without this type of incentive, is Windows 8 development worth the effort?

Perl language's popularity hits all-time low

The Tiobe language index shows that Python and Ruby have gained in popularity at Perl's expense

First look: MongoDB 2.6, the all-grown-up version

The leading NoSQL database has long been a favorite of developers. Now the brand-new 2.6 version of MongoDB is ready to woo operations

Beware of NoSQL standards in Oracle's clothing

Oracle is reportedly trying to lure NoSQL startups into a standards body, perhaps to slow down the pace of change

Google envisions Glass in businesses

The company launched a program for companies and developers to promote the development of business apps for Glass

Microsoft and open source: True love or casual fling?

Microsoft is lavishing lots of love on open source .Net technologies, but open source Windows is another matter

Application Development Slideshow

2009 Technology of the Year Awards: App...

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Application Development White Paper

How to Populate Your CMDB in Four Steps

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Application Development Test Center: analysis

Dynamic programming futures

JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and other dynamic languages are remaking the Web and bringing programming to the masses.... more

R u mdrn? How to lure hipster hackers
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R u mdrn? How to lure hipster hackers

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