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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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React JavaScript library on the rise in NPM registry

Backbone has suffered a steep decline since 2013 for front-end JavaScript frameworks, while Express remains the clear king of back-end frameworks

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What’s next for the Aurelia JavaScript framework

Server-side rendering, user experience development, and state management are among the planned improvements

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NectarJS to offer JavaScript compilation-as-a-service

Web developers could become low-level programmers if the NectarJS service, now in alpha release, delivers as promised

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2017: The year in programming languages

Java, JavaScript, Kotlin, TypeScript, and C++ all saw big changes in their capabilities

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Troubled jQuery mobile and UI projects seek new participants

Because of diminished resources, the two JavaScript-related projects are being merged

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Compiler to convert Go language to JavaScript

The beta open source Joy compiler takes on the same task as GopherJS: to bring Go language approaches to JavaScript development

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State of JavaScript: TypeScript rises, Angular falls

JavaScript developers prefer ES6, React, and Express, while TypeScript, Vue.js, and GraphQL draw strong interest

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What’s next for the Glimmer mobile JavaScript library

Library for mobile apps getting custom bytecode for faster loading and even performance improvements

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React tutorial: Get started with the React.js JavaScript library

Learn the key concepts behind React and how to use JSX elements and components to build lean and fast web front ends

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AWS streamlines cloud services for JavaScript developers

Amplify library provides declarative way to work with cloud services, rather than through service contracts

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Scripting languages slip in popularity

Developers are opting for safer languages, despite ease of use offered by scripting languages like Perl, PHP, and Ruby

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Beta JetBrains IDE moves Kotlin apps out of the JVM

The Kotlin/Native preview’s supported target platforms include MacOS, iOS, Ubuntu Linux, and Raspberry Pi

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What is TypeScript? Industrial-strength JavaScript

JavaScript is the language of the web, but it’s tough to manage for enterprise-scale development. TypeScript offers an attractive alternative

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What’s new in Node.js 8 and Node.js 9

Node.js 8 is tapped for long-term support, while Node.js 9 becomes the new current release line

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What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects. Why not give it a try?

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Microsoft adds multithreading to Node.js for compute-heavy apps

The Napa.js runtime is in development to bring C++-like performance to Node.js

Java vs. Node.js: An epic battle for developer mindshare

Node.js vs. Java: An epic battle for developer mind share

Here’s how the enterprise stalwart and JavaScript upstart stack up in a battle for the server room

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At GitHub, JavaScript rules in usage, TensorFlow leads in forks

Python and TypeScript makes big gains in pull requests, while Java slips to third place

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