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Amazon API Gateway Updated for Cloud Developers

Amazon Web Services simplified its API gateway used by cloud developers to provide back-end functionality for mobile and Web apps.

Numbers Say Web Devs May Want To Target Mobile

Web developers looking where to concentrate their efforts might be interested in new research that indicates Americans now mostly use smartphones for their online lives.

Komodo IDE Features Built-In Tutorial Maker

With the new Komodo 10.1 IDE, developers can use a built-in tool to create a tutorial on how to use the IDE -- or any other lesson.

Mobile Report Shows Apple Devices Losing Browser Share

In its latest Mobile Web Intelligence Report, DeviceAtlas focused on a drop in Web browser market share for Apple devices.

Here Are the 9 Open Source Projects Recently Funded by Mozilla

Mozilla, the open source champion that makes the Firefox Web browser, announced that it has funded nine community projects to the tune of $585,000 in the second quarter of this year as part of a new support program.

Job Interview Tests Help Rank Programming Languages

Adding to the bevy of existing programming language popularity indices, developer careers company HackerRank is incorporating the job interview process into the mix.

Python Shows Strong in New Skills Survey

The Python programming language makes a surprisingly strong showing in a new skills survey of more than 11,000 developers conducted by Packt Publishing.

WaveMaker Boosts Security in RAD Platform

WaveMaker added a security feature to its rapid application development platform designed for quickly creating and deploying hybrid cross-platform mobile and responsive Web apps.

New 'Slim' Build Highlights jQuery 3.0 Final Release

jQuery, the big daddy of JavaScript libraries, has been moved to version 3.0 after a 20-month development effort, featuring a new "slim" version and numerous other enhancements.

Programming Language Index Reports Reascendance of Ruby

The latest edition of the TIOBE Index that plots the popularity of programming languages focuses on the reascendance of Ruby in the rankings.

After Swift, Mac Developers Want To Learn Go, Ruby and Python, Survey Says

Swift is the "most adored" language atop the learning list among Mac developers, according to a new survey, followed by Go, Ruby and Python.

Overwhelming Job Target for Coding Newbies? Web Developer

A new survey of adult coding neophytes conducted to find out who they are and how they're learning their dev skills reveals: "A vast majority are interested in working as Web developers, as opposed to other developer roles."

After npm JavaScript Package Fiasco, Firm Changes Policy, Says 'We're Sorry'

npm Inc. has changed its policy regarding the removal of packages after a module naming squabble broke thousands of JavaScript builds last week, while issuing an apology for the events.

Microsoft Bringing Native Bash Shell to Windows

Microsoft today surprised developers by announcing it was bringing the Bash shell -- long a mainstay tool for Linux-based development -- to Windows 10.

Survey: Desktop Development Is Most Popular, Pays Well

No. 1 takeaway from poll of 21,000-plus developers? "Desktop development is still the most-popular place to be, attracting 50 percent of professional developers, and making money for them too."

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