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HTML5 components released as open source

Telerik has released a free package that includes all the features in the commercial Kendo UI Mobile package

12 ethical dilemmas gnawing at developers today

As software takes over more of our lives, the ethical ramifications of decisions made by programmers only become greater

GitHub downtime got you down? has your back

A third-party service now offers free backups of GitHub projects with ever push

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

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2009 Technology of the Year Awards: App...

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How to Populate Your CMDB in Four Steps

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Dynamic programming futures

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

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