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Fable F#-to-JavaScript tool integrates with Microsoft .Net Core SDK

Fable, a compiler that enables Microsoft's F# "functional first" programming language to emit JavaScript, has reached a 1.0 beta stage, featuring integration with Microsoft's...

Oracle sets priorities for Java 9 bug fixes

Java 9 has moved to the second phase of its ramp-down process, with an Oracle official advising deferment of some bugs as the upgrade...

Apple’s Swift cracks RedMonk’s top 15 in record time

Swift, Apple's successor language to Objective-C, has made great strides in the latest biannual RedMonk Programming Language Rankings, moving up to a tie for...

Android switches to native Java 8 support

Android's mobile application build system will natively support Java 8 features going forward, with Google deprecating the Jack toolchain.Jack has served as a toolchain...

Scaled-down Scala variant cuts ties to the JVM

Scala Native, which brings the Scala language closer to bare metal by leveraging LLVM compiler infrastructure, has been released, expanding opportunities for the platform...

Google App Engine adds C#, Node.js, and Ruby options

Google is enhancing developer options on two fronts, adding language options to its App Engine PaaS cloud and moving its event-driven computing platform, Cloud...

Apache Struts bug is under attack, patch now

Apache Software Foundation has patched a remote code execution vulnerability affecting the Jakarta Multipart parser in Apache Struts.Administrators need to update the popular Java...

Hackers exploit Apache Struts vulnerability to compromise corporate web servers

Attackers are widely exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Apache Struts that allows them to remotely execute malicious code on web servers.Apache Struts is...

20 years in the making, Visual Studio 2017 is faster, leaner,...

Enlarge / In Visual Studio 2015, you can see the status of your unit tests update on-the-fly as you write your code. (credit: Microsoft)...

Google Volunteer Team Patches Thousands of Open-Source Projects

A 50-member team of Google engineers voluntarily worked to patch 2,600 open-source projects against a Java deserialization bug in 2016.

Critical Flaw Leads Google to Patch Thousands of Open-Source Projects

Google engineers voluntarily patched 2,600 open-source projects against a Java deserialization bug in 2016.

Java garbage collector proposal aimed at performance testing

Java could be getting a garbage collector that allocates but does not reclaim memory, providing special testing benefits. A draft Java proposal recently floated named...