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Microsoft app store gets a spring clean before Windows 10 launch

The changes aim to make it easier to find quality apps

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Review: 7 JavaScript IDEs put to the test

WebStorm and Visual Studio Code lead a field of rich and capable integrated tools for JavaScript programming

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The innovative CIO

CIO's sit at the intersection of the business and IT and there is no doubt that the CIO's role is changing, but rather than simply "manning the engine room," I argue that they should be on the bridge working in new ways to help their...

Google gives Android developers new tools for tracking app performance

Now in alpha, 'Fetch as Google' aims to help developers confirm that an app URI works and see how Google renders it

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8 tips for finding and managing programmers

Recruiting top software engineers may involve distributed development teams. Here are eight tips to ensure these remote teams are productive.

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The 7 things we’re looking for at Google I/O 2015

A look ahead to next week’s Big Google Thing in San Francisco.

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Java at 20: How it changed programming forever

Java synthesized sound ideas, repackaging them in a practical format that turned on a generation of coders

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What are containers and why do you need them?

What can containers do for you? Here are 10 frequently asked questions about application container technology, in general, and Docker, in particular.

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Java at 20: Its successes, failures, and future

Oracle's Java VP discusses J2EE, OpenJDK, security woes, and the long gap before Java 7

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The rise of DevOps in the Enterprise

At Interop, Network World's Brandon Butler chatted with Andi Mann from CA Technologies about how DevOps is being adopted more by the enterprise.

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5 hot trends in software development hiring

Hiring trends change as fast as technology, and it's important to keep your skills up to date. Here are 5 of the fastest growing trends in the tech industry -- and the software you need to know.

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Java at 20: The programming juggernaut rolls on

Java has joined C and C++ as a programming language that has stood the test of time

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How Aflac put claims processing in the fast lane

Aflac, an insurer with $120 billion in assets, can now receive, process and pay most individual claims in just one business day, thanks to streamlined IT systems.

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Swift vs. Objective-C: 10 reasons the future favors Swift

It’s high time to make the switch to the more approachable, full-featured Swift for iOS and OS X app dev

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All eyes on Android at Google I/O

The upcoming conference will focus squarely on Android, with sessions about how developers can utilize its newest features

Startup Twistlock seeks to padlock Docker containers

Security tools for virtual machines are highly evolved, but not so for containers

Battle over app analytics accelerates with Apple's entry

Third party vendors will come under pressure to improve products to stay relevant

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9 programming languages and the women who created them

From the dawn of mainframes through today, women have designed and developed programming languages that have had significant, lasting impact on software development

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