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Why one developer switched from Java to Google Go

Pivotal's Mark Stine, who was raised on Java, has become an advocate for the Google-built Go language

Apache Cordova lets developers create Android apps from third-party WebViews

Developers can use WebViews such as Intel's Crosswalk to get around Android's nuances

How to create a data lake for fun and profit

The idea of data lakes has been fermenting, and now real companies are using them for real analysis. Here's why you might want one -- and how to create it

XML co-founder Tim Bray: Beware of spies in your software

Governments are a key offender, he stresses, advising use of HTTPS and OpenPGP to block software-based security threats

Facebook to release open source library for iOS interface development

Async Display Kit, part of Facebook's Paper interface app for iOS, offers users better scrolling on devices

Aphid brings embeddable scripting to .Net

C-style language inspired by JavaScript leverages C# and F# and enables building of DSLs

Where are the mobile dev payouts? In enterprise apps

If you want to make money as a mobile app developer, go for the enterprise, says VisionMobile

10 things you should know about Apple's Swift

Apps built using Swift won't be accepted to the iOS or Mac App Store until the fall, so there's still time to learn the ins and outs of this new programming language

Appcelerator gears up for the business world

The Appcelerator mobile development platform has been updated for better metric collection and building of APIs

5 big security mistakes coders make

Security errors are rife in application development. Here are five of the most egregious -- and common -- missteps

Application Development Slideshow

2009 Technology of the Year Awards: App...

The best: RIA dev platform, Web app for building Web apps, IDE for Ruby on Rails, and IDE, period more

Application Development White Paper

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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