JavaScript - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21586 en Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8 http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/nashorn-javascript-made-great-in-java-8-240584?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="Nashorn: JavaScript made great in Java 8" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Nashorn, pronounced "nass-horn," is German for "rhinoceros," and it's one of the animal names for a German tank destroyer used in World War II.</p> Application Development Application Development Java Programming JavaScript Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 240584 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft extends its JavaScript framework to rivals http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/microsoft-extends-its-javascript-framework-rivals-239803?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/open_sign_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft extends its JavaScript framework to rivals" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>With the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/microsoft-open-sources-windows-library-javascript-239758">open-sourcing of its Windows Library for JavaScript</a> (WinJS) this week, Microsoft is looking to get the technolog</p> Application Development Microsoft JavaScript Open Source Software Web Browsers Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:55:19 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239803 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft open-sources Windows Library for JavaScript http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/microsoft-open-sources-windows-library-javascript-239758?source=rss_javascript <p><span style="line-height: 1.55em;">Potentially helping developers more quickly build cross-platform applications, Microsoft is releasing as open source its WinJS JavaScript library for building Windows-styled controls.</span></p> <p>Now that the library is open source, developers can use it to build and design Windows-like Web applications for other browsers and platforms, including Chrome, Firefox, Android, and iOS.</p> Application Development Open Source Software Microsoft JavaScript Web Services Web Browsers Thu, 03 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 admin 239758 at http://www.infoworld.com 10 things we hate about JavaScript http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/146732/10-things-we-hate-about-javascript-239535?source=rss_javascript <!--paging_filter-->Endless library reloading, cool tools that piggyback on JavaScript success, spaghetti code -- alert('Over it!')<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Endless library reloading, cool tools that piggyback on JavaScript success, spaghetti code -- alert(&#039;Over it!&#039;) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/146732 </div> </div> </div> JavaScript Web Development Thu, 03 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 admin 239535 at http://www.infoworld.com Code in JavaScript the smart, modular way http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/code-in-javascript-the-smart-modular-way-238694?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="Code in JavaScript the smart, modular way" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p><em>As I enjoy my extended hiatus (actually, I'm working around the clock on a project) my substitute this week is again Jonathan Freeman, an experienced JavaScript developer at my company, <a href="http://www.osintegrators.com/" target="_blank">Open</a></em></p> Application Development Application Development JavaScript Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 238694 at http://www.infoworld.com Google's Angular.js 2 promises faster, slicker, future-proof JavaScript http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/googles-angularjs-2-promises-faster-slicker-future-proof-javascript-238611?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="Google's Angular.js 2 promises faster, slicker, future-proof JavaScript" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Work is about to begin on the second big revision of Angular, Google's JavaScript UI framework, according to a <a href="http://blog.angularjs.org/2014/03/angular-20.html" target="_blank">blog post</a> on AngularJs.org. Application Development Google HTML5 JavaScript Open Source Software Tue, 18 Mar 2014 18:26:36 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238611 at http://www.infoworld.com Brendan Eich: Web development is tough, developers are tougher http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/brendan-eich-web-development-tough-developers-are-tougher-238284?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Brendan Eich: Web development is tough, developers are tougher" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>After likening Web developers to a movie character who used a chainsaw as a hand, JavaScript founder Brendan Eich laid out ongoing plans for improving the language.</p> Application Development JavaScript Web Development Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 238284 at http://www.infoworld.com Your quick guide to better JavaScript testing http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/your-quick-guide-better-javascript-testing-238249?source=rss_javascript <p><em>I have more important things to do than write a post this week, so I've conceded this space to Jonathan Freeman, an ace developer who works for me at Open Software Integrators. JavaScript coders will find his article indispensable. -- Andrew Oliver</em></p> <p>Let me say this as simply as possible: You need to test your JavaScript code. Yes, I understand how easy it is to drag your feet when you don't know about the tools that make testing quick and painless for you. That's why I'm here to help.</p> Application Development Application Development JavaScript Thu, 13 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 238249 at http://www.infoworld.com PayPal and Netflix cozy up to Node.js http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/paypal-and-netflix-cozy-nodejs-237593?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="PayPal and Netflix cozy up to Node.js" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Move over, Java. Node.js is coming through.</p> Application Development Application Development JavaScript Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:41:47 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237593 at http://www.infoworld.com JXCore brings multithreading, sort of, to Node.js http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/jxcore-brings-multithreading-sort-of-nodejs-237562?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="JXCore brings multithreading, sort of, to Node.js" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Node.js's open source nature and highly liberal MIT licensing -- same as the V8 JavaScript engine at the heart of Node.js -- invites all manner of reuse and rework. JavaScript Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237562 at http://www.infoworld.com Node.js arrives for the JVM http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/nodejs-arrives-the-jvm-237435?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Java_hp.jpg" alt="Node.js arrives for the JVM" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>"<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/special-report-the-triumph-of-javascript-235098">JavaScript everywhere</a>, and everything ported to JavaScript" -- it's either a running joke in IT these days or a stone-cold truth. Application Development Open Source Software Red Hat Java Programming JavaScript Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237435 at http://www.infoworld.com GSS fixes the fundamental flaws of CSS http://www.infoworld.com/t/web-development/gss-fixes-the-fundamental-flaws-of-css-237359?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_dev_general_hp.jpg" alt="GSS fixes the fundamental flaws of CSS" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Looking to improve Web UI development, a company called The Grid is launching GSS (Grid Style Sheets) this week with the goal of overcoming issues with CSS (Cascading Style Sheets).</p> Application Development JavaScript Web Development Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237359 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft TypeScript graduates to Visual Studio http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/microsoft-typescript-graduates-visual-studio-237166?source=rss_javascript <p>TypeScript, a superset of the JavaScript programming language developed by Microsoft for creating complex applications, is now a full-fledged member of the company's flagship Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE).</p> <p>Tuesday's release of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 includes TypeScript as a built-in programming language for the IDE. The company has also <a href="http://www.typescriptlang.org/" target="_blank">posted</a> the first release candidate of what will be the production-ready version of the language, TypeScript 1.0.</p> Application Development Microsoft Microsoft Visual Studio Development Tools JavaScript Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:03:29 +0000 admin 237166 at http://www.infoworld.com LigerMobile framework aims to raise the bar for hybrid mobile app dev http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/ligermobile-framework-aims-raise-the-bar-hybrid-mobile-app-dev-237179?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 172px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/mobile_app_dev.jpg" alt="LigerMobile framework aims to raise the bar for hybrid mobile app dev" width="243" height="162" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Application Development Android iOS JavaScript Mobile Development Wed, 26 Feb 2014 12:17:31 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237179 at http://www.infoworld.com Famo.us public beta launch set for mid-April http://www.infoworld.com/t/javascript/famous-public-beta-launch-set-mid-april-236696?source=rss_javascript <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="Famo.us public beta lauch set for mid-April" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Famo.us, the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/mobile-development/famous-were-building-better-phonegap-236267">HTML5/JavaScript framework that could potentially rival Adobe's PhoneGa</a>p mobile app development platform, is set to move to a widesp</p> Application Development JavaScript Mobile Development Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:08:17 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236696 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Google Chrome wants to be your OS http://www.infoworld.com/d/applications/review-google-chrome-wants-be-your-os-236601?source=rss_javascript <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 200px; height: 150px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ed_choice_small.gif" alt="Google Chrome" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>A couple of months ago, my wife told me, "The Internet is slow." I had a look at her computer, which still runs Windows XP because that's what she knows and likes, and realized that she was still browsing with IE8 (not that she could upgrade IE from there on XP).</p> Applications Application Development Application Development HTML5 JavaScript Mobile Apps Mobile Development Applications Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 236601 at http://www.infoworld.com Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/visual-basicnet-the-upswing-developers-236082?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/programming_languages_2_hp.jpg" alt="Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Although programming languages such as Java, Objective-C, and <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/special-report-the-triumph-of-javascript-235098">JavaScript</a> garner the lion's share of attention these day Application Development Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Java Programming JavaScript Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Python Windows Phone Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236082 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: 10 JavaScript editors and IDEs put to the test http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/review-10-javascript-editors-and-ides-put-the-test-235662?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/javascript_pod.jpg" alt="Review: 10 JavaScript editors and IDEs put to the test" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>JavaScript is used for many different kinds of applications today.</p> Application Development Application Development Development Environments Development Tools JavaScript Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 235662 at http://www.infoworld.com 12 predictions for the future of programming http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/12-predictions-the-future-of-programming-235292?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/magnifyer-code_hp.jpg" alt="12 predictions for the future of programming" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>If hitting a target is hard and hitting a moving target is even harder, then creating a new hit technology is next to impossible because the shape and nature of the target morphs as it moves.</p> Application Development Android Application Development Development Tools JavaScript Mon, 03 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 235292 at http://www.infoworld.com Web technologies that deserve to die http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/web-technologies-deserve-die-235264?source=rss_javascript <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/dinosaur.jpg" alt="Web technologies that deserve to die" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Flickr/Mike Shaver</p> Application Development Application Development JavaScript Web Development Fri, 31 Jan 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 235264 at http://www.infoworld.com