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ECMAScript 2020 spec for JavaScript moves forward

Slated for formal approval in June, ECMAScript 2020 introduces new features for module loading, precision integers, and strings

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What is Node.js? The JavaScript runtime explained

Node.js is a lean, fast, cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment that is useful for both servers and desktop applications

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What is the MEAN stack? JavaScript web applications

The web application stack powered by MongoDB, Express, Angular, and Node.js leverages JavaScript from top to bottom

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What is Kotlin? The Java alternative explained

Kotlin offers big advantages over Java for JVM and Android development, and plays nicely with Java in the same projects

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Scala.js 1.0.0 improves JavaScript interoperability

Version of the Scala programming language that compiles to JavaScript has reached GA status

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What is Deno? A ‘better’ Node.js

From the creator of Node.js, Deno is a secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that addresses Node’s shortcomings

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GraalVM upgrade improves Windows builds

Oracle’s open source, polyglot virtual machine also brings JavaScript, Java, Python, and Ruby enhancements

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How to convert Python to JavaScript (and back again)

Love Python? JavaScript, not so much? Here are four tools that turn Python to JavaScript for use in web applications

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WebAssembly hasn’t grabbed JavaScript developers

State of JavaScript 2019 developer survey says TypeScript, React, Express, and GraphQL are hot, Angular and WebAssembly not

JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data [logo]

What is JSON? A better format for data exchange

JSON has eclipsed XML as the preferred data interchange format for web applications and web services. Here’s why

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JSON tools you don’t want to miss

Developers can choose from many great free and online tools for JSON formatting, validating, editing, and converting to other formats

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What is JavaScript? The full stack programming language

The most popular programming language in the world started out in the browser but now runs everywhere

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The best programming language to learn now

Python is clearly the best choice, unless a better choice is Java or JavaScript. Let’s compare

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What’s new in the Node.js 12 JavaScript runtime

Node.js 12 Long-Term Service release arrives with faster startup and an improved default heap limit based on available memory

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Node.js vs. PHP: An epic battle for developer mindshare

How do the old guard and the upstart darling of the server-side web stack up against each other? Let’s compare

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NPM Enterprise JavaScript service released

New features have been added to behind-the-firewall package service

React - an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces

Next.js 8 now supports serverless apps

The JavaScript and React framework also reduces build-time memory usage and speeds static export

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JavaScript overtakes Java as most-known programming language

HackerRank skills survey finds developers mostly know JavaScript and Java, want to learn Go, Kotlin, and Python

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