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GitHub alternative strives to be all open source, only open source

Git-based code hosting project Sr.ht aims to blend the best of GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket, while sticking with a copyleft license

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First Houdini APIs for CSS layout debut

The W3C effort is meant to give developers more control over how a web page looks

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Google investigates faster, more-private webpage transitions

The Chrome team works on specs for fast loading and multipage sites

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C# roadmap: What to expect in Microsoft.Net’s C# 8.0

Index types, nullable reference types, default interfaces, and async streams should improve code quality and make software more flexible over the long term

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Visual Studio Code’s Python add-on tries out data science

Data exploration and machine learning models are enabled via a Python language extension

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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft regularly updates Visual Studio Code. Keep track of the updates’ key capabilities in this changelog

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C language update puts backward compatibility first

A first working draft proposal for the next version of C clarifies and refines existing features, rather than adding new ones

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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 7

The V8 Version 7.1 beta focuses on memory and performance improvements

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.Net Standard 2.1 roadmap: The new features you can expect

Thousands of APIs will be added, including the Span type to represent memory

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Docker unveils Windows Server app migration program

Apps running on obsolete Windows Server systems can be containerized and ported out, even if they depend on platform-specific components

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YotaScale puts predictive analytics into cloud ops

Now working on AWS, the platform provides insights into cloud deployments

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What’s new in NativeScript 5.0

The framework that turns JavaScript, TypeScript, and Angular into native mobile apps adds starter templates, has direct Vue.js support

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GraphQL gets its own foundation

The intent is to grow a neutral ecosystem for the Facebook-developed technology for API development

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What’s new in Gradle 5.0

The Java and Android build tool adds Kotlin support and updated Java support

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What’s new in the ASP.Net Core 3.0 web framework

Microsoft will tighten up .Net Core integration, changing and removing several capabilities

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What’s new in Kotlin 1.3

Kotlin 1.3 introduces contracts to the type system

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What’s new in Fedora Linux

Fedora 29 arrives with modular package updates, a leaner Gnome desktop, and improvements for ARM devices

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Qt Design Studio reaches production status

UI prototyping and development tool links developers and designers

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Oracle’s Wookiee brings microservices to Scala developers

The open source framework is tailored to building concurrent, message-driven applications

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What’s new in the Node.js 11 JavaScript runtime

Node.js 11 arrives with various improvements, while Node.js 10 becomes the Long-Term Service release

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