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Red Hat broadens programming language support

RHEL can now support multiple versions of a single programming language, such as Python

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Rise of the so-called citizen developer

Not every department has would-be programmers itching to write your company's next app. But for IT, harnessing the talents of business users who code can be well worth the effort of supporting them.

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How developers can profit from the Internet of Things

Developers who have the right mix of Internet of Things skills and experience will soon command big bucks, but the time to start acquiring those skill is now.

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Review: Storm’s real-time processing comes at a price

The open source stream processing solution is proven reliable at scale, but difficult to learn and use

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Grails Web framework finds home at Object Computing

Pivotal discontinued its support for Grails, but Object Computing has stepped in to hire key Grails developers

MIT's Picture language could be worth a thousand lines of code

MIT has developed a probabilistic programming language that could take same the grunt work out of machine learning

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Apple sets WWDC for June 8-12, again uses ticket lottery

Apple today announced that its annual developers conference will run June 8-12, with tickets assigned through a random drawing.

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Who’s behind Linux now, and should you be afraid?

Most Linux kernel code isn’t developed by who you might think. Here’s a closer look at why this matters.

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Cool tools for compiling to JavaScript

Little languages abound to bring your code to the Web with surprising ease and few compromises

Etsy borrows some HipHop help from Facebook

Etsy has moved from running PHP directly on the server to using Facebook's speedier open source PHP virtual machine

How should indie iOS developers deal with Apple?

In today's Apple roundup: Indie developers and iOS app store rejections. Plus: iOS 8 versus Android 5.1. And Apple will require online reservations for the Apple Watch.

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Wisdom to code by, an illustrated guide to programmer proverbs

Behold age-old truths that software developers have learned over the years.

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Meteor JavaScript framework hits Windows

Windows support had been the most-requested feature for the framework, which now also works with MongoDB 3.0

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Google Dart upgrade hones in on asynchronous programming

The Dart language gets a number of improvements right as Google lowers its ambitions for Dart VM

Busted: Still fighting about pointers

7 reasons why frameworks are the new programming languages

Thanks to powerful tools, the need for speed, and the shifting nature of programming itself, your next nerd fight will be over framework APIs, not syntax

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Java collections tutorial: Learn lists, maps and more

Learn how to use Java collections in this free PDF guide.

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Quality is line one: 8 characteristics of good software code

When developers dish on what makes some source code particularly “good,” these qualities tend to get mentioned frequently.

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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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