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Surprise NPM layoffs raise questions about the company culture

Headlines about the recent NPM layoff has raised questions about the company culture and ethics. NPM which stands for Node Package Manager is now...

Microsoft releases TypeScript 3.4 with an update for faster subsequent builds, and more

Last week, Daniel Rosenwasser, Program Manager for TypeScript, announced the release of TypeScript 3.4. This release comes with faster subsequent builds with the ‘--incremental’...
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PHP 8 and 7.4 to come with Just-in-time (JIT) to make most CPU-intensive workloads...

Last week, Joe Watkins, a PHP developer, shared that PHP 8 will support the Just-in-Time (JIT) compilation. This decision was the result of voting...
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Winners for the 2019 .NET Foundation Board of Directors elections are finally declared

The result for the .NET Foundation Board of Directors 2019 is finally revealed. Out of the 476 voters, 329 casted ballots in this election....
web development

Go User Survey 2018 results: Golang goes from strength to strength, as more engineers...

Yesterday, the team at Go announced the results of their user survey for the year 2018. 5,883 users from 103 different countries participated in...
web development

OpenJDk team’s detailed message to NullPointerException and explanation in JEP draft

Developers frequently encounter NullPointerExceptions while developing or maintaining a Java application. They often don't contain a message which makes it difficult for the developers...
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Clojurists Together fund a sum of $9,000 each for the open source projects, Neanderthal...

Clojurists Together shortlisted two projects namely Neanderthal and Aleph for Q1 of 2019 (February-April) to provide funding for further development of these projects, the...
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Swift 5 for Xcode 10.2 is here!

Apple announced Swift 5 for Xcode 10.2 yesterday. The latest Swift 5 update in Xcode 10.2 explores new features and changes to App thinning,...
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Microsoft introduces Pyright, a static type checker for the Python language written in TypeScript

Yesterday, Microsoft released a new static type checker for Python called Pyright to fill in the gaps in existing Python type checkers like mypy....
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R core team releases R 3.5.3

The R Core Team released R 3.5.3, last week. R 3.5.3 explores bug fixes to the functions writeLines, setClassUnion, and stopifnot. R 3.5.3 is...

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Microsoft Bling introduces Fire: a Finite state machine and regular expression...

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