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Bytecode Alliance focuses on WebAssembly outside the browser

Mozilla and partners will collaborate on secure foundations for WebAssembly runtimes and language tooling

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TypeScript 3.7 arrives with optional chaining

Latest TypeScript includes a highly requested ECMAScript feature for dealing with null and undefined values

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What’s new in Angular: Angular 9.0 nears release

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and enhances the Bazel compiler

JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data [logo]

What is JSON? A better format for data exchange

JSON has eclipsed XML as the preferred data interchange format for web applications and web services. Here’s why

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Node.js 13 brings programming enhancements, worker threads

New release also features V8 engine performance improvements for object destructuring, memory usage, and WebAssembly startup time

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JSON tools you don’t want to miss

Developers can choose from many great free and online tools for JSON formatting, validating, editing, and converting to other formats

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React Native fixes ‘broken’ reloading

New feature called Fast Refresh addresses a number of bugs that caused users to turn off ‘hot reloading‘

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What is JavaScript? The full stack programming language

The most popular programming language in the world started out in the browser but now runs everywhere

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Dart language taps machine learning for code completion

Google’s Dart 2.5 SDK features previews of machine learning powered code completion and a foreign function interface for C interoperability

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Microsoft proposes Static TypeScript for embedded systems

Static TypeScript is a subset of TypeScript that runs in a web browser and compiles to ARM Thumb machine code

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6 top-notch tools for React developers

Facebook’s JavaScript UI library has sparked an ecosystem of companion tools and frameworks

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TypeScript 3.6 brings stricter checking to iterators and generators

The latest TypeScript version also introduces improvements for working with arrays and promises

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10 trusty JavaScript test tools

From simple test runners to complete testing frameworks, look to these proven tools to keep your JavaScript free of bugs

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NPM: Free public JavaScript registry will continue

Company says the free NPM package registry is here to stay, releases security upgrade for NPM Enterprise

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Quark taps JavaScript to build ‘native’ desktop apps

Tool combines the Electron framework and a shared JavaScript runtime to create lightweight “sketches” with native app capabilities

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NativeScript 6.0 speeds up builds, app updates

Update to the JavaScript framework for building native iOS and Android apps also boasts smaller app binaries

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Facebook JavaScript engine boosts React Native on Android

Open-source Hermes JavaScript engine could be used to improve performance of all JavaScript-based mobile applications

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ECMAScript roadmap: New JavaScript features for 2019

The committee overseeing ECMAScript has approved the specification for the next edition of JavaScript

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