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What iPad Pro teaches vendors about product development

Five years after the iPad sparked a revolution, the tablet market seems to be in free fall and PCs are making a comeback. In an attempt to revitalize the tablet market Apple just released the iPad Pro. Time will tell if this will...

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JavaScript upgrade will nix object observation feature

The technology landscape has changed since Object.observe was first created, limiting its present usefulness

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How to push security earlier into the dev process

Experts warn that too often security compliance checks are performed too late in the process of managing infrastructure or developing new applications. A new crop of products is aiming help with this problem by automating security...

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Juniper disaggregates even further

Unveils more open Junos OS and a leaf switch for it that supports 25/50G

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Which code is best? 3 JVM languages duke it out

Frege, Kotlin, and Mirah may not be household names, but they took center stage in a JavaOne JVM language shootout.

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Can coding bootcamps replace a computer science degree?

Bootcamps are a great way to learn a new skill and walk away with a full portfolio and hands-on experience. But can they replace a traditional computer science degree in the eyes of employers?

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Can citizen developers bring shadow IT into the light?

Citizen developers can produce valuable businesses applications quickly, but is speed to market worth the risk of security and compliance considerations flying out of the window?

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Twitter CEO to developers: We messed up

At the Twitter Flight conference, Jack Dorsey attempts to set a clean slate with disgruntled developers

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13 top Web development bootcamps in 13 cities

Here’s a look at 13 popular Web development bootcamp programs across the country, plus tuition and job assistance details.

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9 bad programming habits we secretly love

Breaking the rules can bring a little thrill -- and produce better, more efficient code

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Software quality sucks – what are you going to do about it?

As software companies become slaves to speedy releases, and QA testers have been left in the dust, consumers are the ones left dealing with the crappy code that gets delivered.

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9 developer trends you can bank on in 2016

From containers to NoSQL to Spark, here are the IT trends you can expect to persist next year.

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Microsoft promises its $3K HoloLens dev kit for Q1 2016

Scary robots help demo the spatial awareness capabilities in HoloLens, which developers will be able to play with soon.

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When validation doesn’t rule

Every once in a while, somebody comes up with a great idea that is really dangerous. Here’s some ammunition you can use to counter one we’ve encountered.

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Linux kernel dev Sarah Sharp quits, citing ‘brutal’ communications style

A prominent Linux kernel developer announced today in a blog post that she would step down from her direct work in the kernel community, saying that the community values blunt honesty, often containing profane and personal attacks...

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Grails gets cozy with AngularJS for better JavaScript

The Grails framework features improved REST capabilities, while the companion Groovy language gets compiler boosts.


Developers find themselves in hackers’ crosshairs

Here’s what enterprises need to do in order to protect their development environments from attack.

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Where are all the good Web developers?

If you’re having trouble finding them, ask yourself: Am I a bad client, or am I looking in the wrong place?

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