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Microsoft frees Visual Studio Online for occasional contributors

The company made the move because enterprise software projects now involve more line-of-business participants

Salesforce renames and revamps Communities service

Formerly called Salesforce Communities, it has been renamed Salesforce1 Community Cloud and enhanced in several ways

How to expedite continuous testing

Using a combination of Jenkins and Circle CI, plus some Ruby and GitHub know-how, will make for a smooth process

How Red Hat can catch the developer train

Developers are embracing a range of open source technologies, virtually none supported or sold by Red Hat. Can the open source giant recover?

Famo.us talks big, but jQuery Foundation isn't worried

The cool Web and mobile library has high expectations but may be biting off more than it can chew

JXCore's new trick: Convert Node.js projects into self-running apps

Newest beta of the JXCore fork of Node.js lets users compile Node applications and dependent modules into deliverables

The beginner's guide to Docker

Dig into Docker, the red-hot open source framework, from getting started to services you can use right now to the company's direction, in this downloadable PDF

Software testers balk at ISO 29119 standards proposal

The ISO wants to standardize software testing, but it's encountering pushback from testers and is unlikely to get uptake in large companies

Google's retreat on Pointer Events makes life harder for Web developers

Google and Microsoft's different views on Pointer Events mask fundamental disagreements about the future of the Web

Why developers should get excited about Java 9

The next generation of the enterprise development platform will feature major improvements, including modularity and API updates

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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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

What I wish I'd known starting out as a programmer
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What I wish I'd known starting out as a programmer

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Young programmers don't generally seek advice from aging coders. Fine -- but for once, sit down, shut up, and listen in

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