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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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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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C++ proposal dismisses backward compatibility

Proposal to the C++ standards committee would give up backward and binary compatibility for safety and simplicity

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TypeScript 3.9 slashes compile times for packages

New beta release addresses extremely poor editing and compilation speeds associated with packages such as material-ui and styled-components

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Data structures and algorithms in Java: A beginner's guide

Learn all about array and list data structures in Java, and the algorithms you can use to search and sort the data they contain

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LLVM 10 bolsters Wasm, C/C++, and TensorFlow

The latest version of the language development toolkit improves parallelism in Wasm and adds a sublanguage that aids machine learning

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GitHub to acquire NPM JavaScript package registry

GitHub plans to move NPM private registries to GitHub Packages while leaving the public NPM registry in place

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Oracle extends Extended support for Java 8

Still the most widely used version Java, Java 8 will be eligible for Oracle’s fee-based support through 2030

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Oracle extends Extended support for Java 8

Still the most widely used version Java, Java 8 will be eligible for Oracle’s fee-based support through 2030

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Next.js upgrade emphasizes static site generation

Latest Next.js release introduces new data fetching methods for specifying static generation or server-side rendering

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Kotlin upgrade brings experimental features

Kotlin 1.3.70 release offers no major new features, but adds a number of experimental new functions to the standard library

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Scala.js 1.0.0 improves JavaScript interoperability

Version of the Scala programming language that compiles to JavaScript has reached GA status

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What is Deno? A ‘better’ Node.js

From the creator of Node.js, Deno is a secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that addresses Node’s shortcomings

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GraalVM upgrade improves Windows builds

Oracle’s open source, polyglot virtual machine also brings JavaScript, Java, Python, and Ruby enhancements

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GraalVM upgrade improves Windows builds

Oracle’s open source, polyglot virtual machine also brings JavaScript, Java, Python, and Ruby enhancements

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Clojure use grows in the workplace

More Clojure developers report using the language at work, but having difficulty convincing coworkers

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C++ 20 spec finalized, C++ 23 spec begins

C++ upgrade due in 2023 will prioritize standard library modules, coroutines, executors, reflection, pattern matching, and contracts

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How to use ValueTuples in C#

Take advantage of ValueTuples to return multiple values from a method with better performance than Tuples

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Concurnas language taps JVM for high-performance apps

Python-like, Java-compatible language aims to ease development of concurrent, distributed, and parallel systems

JVM - Java Virtual Machine

Concurnas language taps JVM for high-performance apps

Python-like, Java-compatible language aims to ease development of concurrent, distributed, and parallel systems

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