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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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What’s new in React 16.3 JavaScript UI library

The Version 16.3 release of Facebook’s React JavaScript UI library brings life cycle changes as well as an API for context

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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 6.6

The V8 Version 6.6 beta focuses focuses on JavaScript language features and code-caching capabilities

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What’s new in TypeScript 2.8

The new Version 2.8 of the JavaScript superset includes conditional types for modeling

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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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What’s new in Angular: Version 6 release candidate is here

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and better supports Google’s Material Design

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What’s new in Kotlin 1.2? Code reuse, for starters

The Kotlin 1.2.30 update provides changes to the standard library as well as bug fixes

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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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Node.js roadmap: What’s next for the JavaScript runtime

Although Node.js 10 will debut in April 2018, more features are under consideration for 2018 and 2019

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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 next for WebAssembly portable code

The JavaScript companion for faster web applications will gain garbage collection and SIMD support as part of the effort to support more programming languages

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Grand stack aims to simplify data-intensive app development

The JavaScript-centered beta stack from Neo4j uses a strict schema for the API, driving the database model, and translating GraphQL queries

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What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

Four new feature proposals for the specification underlying JavaScript are finalized and four others are under consideration

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Google’s Angular JavaScript framework gets a component kit

Angular CDK has tools for developers to add common interaction patterns, while doing less coding and minimizing bugs

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Employers want JavaScript, but developers want Python

Employers also want developers skilled in React.js, Angular, and Node.js—but fewer developers have those skills

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