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Developer: Dump JavaScript for faster Web loading

Offered as part of a theoretical HTML6, the plan for single-page Web apps could leverage JSON, XML, new data structure technology

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Registration opens for Google I/O, but not for long

Registration is now open for Google I/O, the company's annual developer conference.

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Scala.js lets you compile Scala to JavaScript

The language now enjoys support for JavaScript as well as the Java Virtual Machine

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How DevOps can redefine your IT strategy

Is DevOps the flavor of the month or the competitive advantage you’ve been looking for? We ask experts what they think of the trend, where to find talent and how IT workers can break into this emerging field within IT.

With new specification, run one application across devices

HSA Foundation's first software and hardware specification could extract more performance, battery from mobile devices

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Feds look to developers to improve big data, open source projects

Technology officials look to enrich the value of large datasets by collaborating on open source projects with developer community.

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Electrical engineering employment declines nearly 10%, but developers up 12%

Electrical engineering is a critical occupation that's often described as key to technological innovation, but it has been shedding workers for years.

Linux ‘code of conflict’ takes aim at developers’ bad-tempered reputation

The world of Linux kernel development can be a contentious place. But a “patch” authored by senior developer Greg Kroah-Hartman is looking to raise the tone a bit.

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Oracle lays out Lego-like future of Java

At EclipseCon, an Oracle exec shares a vision of a modular Java 9 from which developers can draw on to assemble what they need

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7 Timeless Lessons of Programming ‘Graybeards’

Heed the wisdom of your programming elders, or suffer the consequences of fundamentally flawed code

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These CompSci Programs Deliver Most Bang for Buck

The computer science programs at Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley and MIT offer students the best return on investment, according to a new report by salary watcher PayScale.

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JavaScript Unites Microsoft and Google

The rival vendors are partnering to build AngularJS 2.0 on Microsoft's TypeScript language.

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iOS vs. Android Reaches Stalemate and 7 Other Mobile Development Trends

A new worldwide survey of mobile app developers reveals some interesting facts and trends.

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GitHub for the Rest of Us

Git made it possible for programmers to coordinate distributed work across teams -- now GitHub makes it possible for everyone else

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Attention, Rockstar Developers: Get a Talent Agent

High demand, large workloads, and the changing nature of programming work have some developers seeking reps to help them land new gigs

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Yahoo Commits to Mobile First with New Developer Suite

Yahoo today unveiled its new Mobile Development Suite, which is aimed at helping devs "analyze, monetize, advertise and enhance their apps."

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How Etsy Makes Devops Work

Etsy, which describes itself as an online “marketplace where people around the world connect to buy and sell unique goods,” is often trotted out as a poster child for Devops. The company latched onto the concepts early and today is...

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Learn R for Beginners With Our PDF

It's all here in one place -- our popular "Beginner's guide to using R." You'll learn how to get your data into R, easy ways to do basic data analysis, painless data visualization, syntax quirks you'll want to know and get tons of...

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