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What’s new in Google’s V8 JavaScript engine Version 6.9

The V8 Version 6.9 beta focuses focuses on performance and memory usage

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What’s new in Angular: Version 6.1 ships, Version 7 beta arrives

The popular JavaScript framework for desktop and mobile apps produces better code and better supports Google’s Material Design

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Fusion.js JavaScript framework is geared to lightweight apps

Uber’s Fusion.js offers code reuse on both the server and browser and works with libraries such as React and Redux

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What is WebAssembly? The next-generation web platform explained

Learn how WebAssembly is bringing near-native performance to the browser, by allowing devs to build high-speed web apps in the language of their choice

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What’s new in TypeScript 3.0

TypeScript 3.0 features a new mechanism for structuring projects and improved error messages. The popular typed superset of JavaScript offers few breaking changes, so adoption should be easy

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IBM launches resources for cloud-native Node.js apps

The open source repos help developers build and deploy cloud-native Node.js applications via Docker containers and Kubernetes orchestration

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Oracle: Switch now from Nashorn JavaScript engine to GraalVM

Oracle says GraalVM is more capable than Nashorn, and it has laid out a migration path from Nashorn to GraalVM

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What’s new in ECMAScript 2018

The ECMAScript 23018 specification incudes new capabilities for asynchronous programming and regular expressions

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Ryan Dahl’s Node.js regrets lead to Deno

Deno is an in-development secure TypeScript runtime built on the same Google V8 JavaScript engine as Node.js

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React Native mobile app framework gets a rewrite

Facebook’s framework will become lightweight and have better native integration

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What’s new in Kotlin 1.2.50? Code reuse, for starters

The Kotlin 1.2.50 update provides changes to the standard library as well as bug fixes

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Nashorn JavaScript engine for JVM could be axed

By removing Nashorn, some applications may no longer run because of an expectation of JavaScript’s presence

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Luna promises to make JavaScript testing easier

Inspired by Google Go, Luna avoids the effort of other frameworks that require the writing of boilerplate code and have multiple configuration options

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What’s new in NativeScript

The framework that turns JavaScript, TypeScript, and Angular into native mobile apps adds starter templates, has direct Vue.js support

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What’s new in the React 16.4 JavaScript UI library

The Version 16.4 release of Facebook’s React JavaScript UI library brings pointer support as well as several fixes

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What is JavaScript? Creator Brendan Eich explains

Brendan Eich, creator of the JavaScript programming language, explains how the language is used, and why it's still a favorite among programmers for its ease of use.

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Dojo 2: What the JavaScript toolkit’s new version offers

14 years after the first version's debut, the revamped Dojo Version 2 provides a widget system and support for progressive web apps

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What’s new in the Node.js 10 JavaScript runtime

Node.js 10 arrives with full support for N-API, LTS status to come, and more features under consideration for 2018 and 2019

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