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React JavaScript library on the rise in NPM registry

Backbone has suffered a steep decline since 2013 for front-end JavaScript frameworks, while Express remains the clear king of back-end frameworks

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What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

Two new features for the specification underlying JavaScript are finalized and four others are under consideration

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What’s next for the Aurelia JavaScript framework

Server-side rendering, user experience development, and state management are among the planned improvements

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NectarJS to offer JavaScript compilation-as-a-service

Web developers could become low-level programmers if the NectarJS service, now in alpha release, delivers as promised

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C completes comeback in programming popularity

The once-faltering language wins Programming Language of the Year award from the Tiobe Index

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What’s new in Ruby 2.5

The dynamic web language gets faster, has quicker documentation

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Troubled jQuery mobile and UI projects seek new participants

Because of diminished resources, the two JavaScript-related projects are being merged

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What’s new in HTML5.2

The latest version of the core web specification gets security, commerce, and accessibility improvements

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Compiler to convert Go language to JavaScript

The beta open source Joy compiler takes on the same task as GopherJS: to bring Go language approaches to JavaScript development

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Java JDK 10: What new features to expect in the next Java

Technologies from several projects will provide a pipeline of new capabilities in Java 10 and later versions

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Microsoft readies dev kit, Q# language for quantum computing

A quantum computer can solve complex problems in hours or days, not years

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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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State of JavaScript: TypeScript rises, Angular falls

JavaScript developers prefer ES6, React, and Express, while TypeScript, Vue.js, and GraphQL draw strong interest

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IBM offers code patterns for AI, microservices, blockchain apps

IBM has also set up a resource exchange for bot developers

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Mingis on Tech: The building blocks of ... blockchain

One of the biggest topics in IT right now involves blockchain, the distributed ledger tech that underpins Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Here's a look at what it is, what it does, and how companies are already using it.

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What’s new in Kubernetes containers

Kubernetes 1.9 features several APIs for workloads and container storage, as well as beta support for Windows Server

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What’s next for the Glimmer mobile JavaScript library

Library for mobile apps getting custom bytecode for faster loading and even performance improvements

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C’s wild ride: From all-time low to big gains

After bottoming out earlier this year, the language is gaining in adherents—but still faces the Java juggernaut for the top spot

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