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React Native JavaScript framework stumbles

Airbnb and Udacity bow out of Facebook’s mobile framework while Discord and Walmart forge ahead

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Fusion.js JavaScript framework is geared to lightweight apps

Uber’s Fusion.js offers code reuse on both the server and browser and works with libraries such as React and Redux

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What is WebAssembly? The next-generation web platform explained

Learn how WebAssembly is bringing near-native performance to the browser, by allowing devs to build high-speed web apps in the language of their choice

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IBM launches resources for cloud-native Node.js apps

The open source repos help developers build and deploy cloud-native Node.js applications via Docker containers and Kubernetes orchestration

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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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React vs. Vue: Clash of the JavaScript titans

The React and Vue.js JavaScript libraries share some of the best ideas in web development. Which should you choose?

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Oracle: Switch now from Nashorn JavaScript engine to GraalVM

Oracle says GraalVM is more capable than Nashorn, and it has laid out a migration path from Nashorn to GraalVM

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What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

The ECMAScript 23018 specification incudes new capabilities for asynchronous programming and regular expressions

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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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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 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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