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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

JVM plus Docker: Better together

Docker can fill in gaps in the JVM, providing resource control, configuration benefits, and improved packaging and deployment

The 10 worst big data practices

It's a new world full of shiny toys, but some have sharp edges. Don't hurt yourself or others. Learn to play nice with them

iOS developers poised to win big in Apple-IBM deal

Alliance gets iPads in hands of IBM-backed businesses -- and gives enterprise-ready iOS developers a big new market

Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler

Application Development Slideshow

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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