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TypeScript 3.9 slashes compile times for packages

Latest TypeScript production release addresses extremely poor editing and compilation speeds associated with packages

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Kite brings its AI-powered code completion to JavaScript

Originally for Python only, Kite has added a JavaScript-trained machine learning model to its add-on for popular code editors and IDEs

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Gatsby JS stands on the shoulders of thousands

If Linux stood on the shoulders of giants, Gatsby relies on an entire ecosystem of JavaScript developers and upstream projects

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Node.js 14 highlights diagnostics, WebAssembly

Latest upgrade to the JavaScript runtime will become a long-term support version in October

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What is TypeScript? Strongly typed JavaScript

TypeScript builds on JavaScript's popularity, but adds features to make enterprise developers happier and more productive

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ECMAScript 2020 spec for JavaScript moves forward

Slated for formal approval in June, ECMAScript 2020 introduces new features for module loading, precision integers, and strings

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CheerpJ Java-to-JavaScript compiler boosts exception handling, native methods

Working from bytecode, the CheerpJ compiler converts Java clients to HTML, JavaScript, and WebAssembly

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Nextstrain seeks JavaScript developers to combat COVID-19

The creators of a visualization tool to track disease movements need programmers to handle high-priority problems

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Visual Studio Code extension flags NPM vulnerabilities

Open source Snyk Vuln Cost scans JavaScript packages from NPM for security vulnerabilities as you code

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What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications

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What is the MEAN stack? JavaScript web applications

The web application stack powered by MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js leverages JavaScript from top to bottom

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What’s new in Angular 9.1

Angular 9.1 brings performance improvements to the ngcc compatibility compiler and the Ivy compiler and runtime

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What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects

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GitHub to acquire NPM JavaScript package registry

GitHub plans to move NPM private registries to GitHub Packages while leaving the public NPM registry in place

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Next.js upgrade emphasizes static site generation

Latest Next.js release introduces new data fetching methods for specifying static generation or server-side rendering

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Kotlin upgrade brings experimental features

Kotlin 1.3.70 release offers no major new features, but adds a number of experimental new functions to the standard library

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Neutralino takes aim at Electron and NW.js

Experimental framework for building cross-platform apps with JavaScript promises a lightweight footprint and freedom from Node.js

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Scala.js 1.0.0 improves JavaScript interoperability

Version of the Scala programming language that compiles to JavaScript has reached GA status

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