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What’s new in Kotlin 1.2.50? Code reuse, for starters

The Kotlin 1.2.50 update provides changes to the standard library as well as bug fixes

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Nashorn JavaScript engine for JVM could be axed

By removing Nashorn, some applications may no longer run because of an expectation of JavaScript’s presence

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Luna promises to make JavaScript testing easier

Inspired by Google Go, Luna avoids the effort of other frameworks that require the writing of boilerplate code and have multiple configuration options

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What’s new in TypeScript 2.9

The new Version 2.9 of the JavaScript superset adds support for object literals and numeric types—but also can break your existing code

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What’s new in NativeScript

The framework that turns JavaScript, TypeScript, and Angular into native mobile apps adds starter templates, has direct Vue.js support

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What’s new in the React 16.4 JavaScript UI library

The Version 16.4 release of Facebook’s React JavaScript UI library brings pointer support as well as several fixes

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What is JavaScript? Creator Brendan Eich explains

Brendan Eich, creator of the JavaScript programming language, explains how the language is used, and why it's still a favorite among programmers for its ease of use.

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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 6.7

The V8 Version 6.7 beta focuses focuses on language features and security

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Dojo 2: What the JavaScript toolkit’s new version offers

14 years after the first version's debut, the revamped Dojo Version 2 provides a widget system and support for progressive web apps

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What’s new in the Node.js 10 JavaScript runtime

Node.js 10 arrives with full support for N-API, LTS status to come, and more features under consideration for 2018 and 2019

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What’s new in Oracle’s GraalVM multilanguage virtual machine

The universal virtual machine enters production status

App dev trends going hot -- and cold

21 hot programming trends—and 21 going cold

Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what’s in and what’s out in app dev

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Stdlib roadmap: JavaScript will finally get a standard library

Details emerge as to what the expansive standard library will offer—as well as its focus on numerical and scientific computing applications

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Rust and JavaScript interoperability coming via WebAssembly

Mozillas’s goal is to make Rust a web language like JavaScript, for use alongside WebAssembly and JavaScript in web apps

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What’s new in the Sails Node.js framework

Sails.js Version 1.0 features async/await capabilities and a web template

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The programming languages you should learn now

if you're in the market for a new lingua franca, what you choose next might be influenced by your current language of choice

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WebAssembly primer: Get started with WebAssembly

Learn how to make use of the next-generation toolkit for delivering high-performance binary apps in the browser

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Angular roadmap: What’s next for Google’s web framework

The use of open source Bazel, a multilanguage tool for building and testing software, and the Ivy renderer top the planned new features

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