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What’s new in Angular 10

Major upgrade of the popular Google-created web framework is now available as a production release

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Jamstack: The static website revolution upending web development

Jamstack combines modern devops-inspired development philosophies with old-school static HTML pages to allow developers to build fast websites faster

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Bootstrap 5.0 alpha arrives, sans jQuery

Update to the mobile-first website framework promises lighter file sizes and faster page loading

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ECMAScript 2020 spec for JavaScript approved

The latest standard for JavaScript, ECMAScript 2020 introduces new features for module loading, precision integers, and strings

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Google Dart gains sound null safety

Now available in tech preview, Dart’s null safety guarantees eliminate common null dereferencing errors and aid performance optimization

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Vue.js 3.0 brings more speed, more TypeScript

Now in beta, Vue 3.0 promises significantly faster rendering in a general release by the end of June

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Mozilla revamps RegExp support in SpiderMonkey JavaScript engine

New RegExp engine in Firefox Developer Edition closes the gap with regular expression features in ECMAScript

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9 reasons to build your web app with the Jamstack

Combining developer-centric deployment tools and best-of-breed serverless offerings has many advantages. Let’s count them

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Rust language tops Stack Overflow survey

2020 developer survey finds Rust ‘most loved,’ Python ‘most wanted,’ and Perl, Scala, and Go the ‘top paying’ languages

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Deno 1.0 arrives to challenge Node.js

‘Secure by default’ runtime for JavaScript and Typescript runtime reaches important milestone

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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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JDK 15: The new features in Java 15

The next version of standard Java will add text blocks, garbage collectors, and hidden classes and drop the Nashorn JavaScript engine

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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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