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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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What’s new in PHP 7.2: better security, code handling

The first feature update to PHP 7 since December 2015 has arrived

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What’s new in React 16 JavaScript UI library

The “React Fiber” upgrade features several improvements for developers, but the big new capability—asynchronous rendering—isn’t in the initial release

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Rust language gets direct WebAssembly compilation

If you use the latest unofficial nightly build of Rust, you no longer need extra tools to compile to the WebAssembly portable code format

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Mozilla squashes Firebug in favor of native Firefox debugger

The Firefox browser’s Firefox Developer Tools is how developers should test web applications and HTML issues instead

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Testing with the InMemory provider in Entity Framework

How to use the InMemory provider in Entity Framework Core to test your methods without hitting the database or using fakes and mocks

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The 10 essential tools for JavaScript developers

Multiple frameworks and libraries make it easier to build browser-based apps with the web’s lingua franca language

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Giraffe brings F# functional programming to ASP.Net Core

Currently in beta, the functional ASP.Net Core web framework allows F# developers to build rich web applications

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best software development tools

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for building systems and applications

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Forget PHP! Facebook’s HHVM engine switches to Hack instead

Because PHP 7 broke so much compatibility with PHP 5, Facebook’s Hip Hop Virtual Machine team decided to switch to Hack instead

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Get started with cloud app dev in Azure App Service

How to use Azure’s PaaS tools to build cloud-hosted apps that run on your mobile devices and in your browsers

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AssemblyScript compiles TypeScript to WebAssembly

AssemblyScript brings fast, portable WebAssembly binaries within easy reach of TypeScript developers, although only a subset of TypeScript is supported

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What is JSON? JavaScript Object Notation explained

JSON has eclipsed XML as the preferred data interchange format for web applications and web services. Here’s why

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The complete guide to Node.js frameworks

A quick tour of the best MVC frameworks, REST API frameworks, full-stack frameworks, and other handy libraries for Node.js

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FileMaker Pro: Simple app dev, easy cloud deployment

FileMaker Pro 16 makes it easy to build simple database-driven apps for desktop, web, and iOS, but scalability is limited

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25 simple tools for building mobile apps fast

Low-code and no-code development tools give business users and developers a fast track to mobile app success

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React 'Fiber' core rewrite progresses to beta

Facebook has released the first beta of React 16, though asynchronous rendering is not yet enabled

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The best JavaScript testing tools for React

How to choose the right test runner, test framework, assertion libraries, and add-on tools for your React project

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