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The downsides of Node.js

Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

Deno is an in-development secure TypeScript runtime built on the same Google V8 JavaScript engine as Node.js

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React Native mobile app framework gets a rewrite

Facebook’s framework will become lightweight and have better native integration

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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 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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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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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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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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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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NPM JavaScript registry mishaps: What to do

Concerned users can set up their own backup system if they don’t trust the steps NPM Inc. has taken to prevent problems

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Firefox speeds up WebAssembly through streaming compilation

Firefox 58 begins compiling WebAssembly code as it downloads, and taps multiple threads for both compiling and optimization

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