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Computing, Software & Applications

TypeScript 5.0 retools decorators

January 27, 2023

Via: Info World

Microsoft published a beta release of TypeScript 5.0, the company’s strongly typed JavaScript variant, on January 26. The new release aims to modernize decorators for class customization. Decorators, an upcoming ECMAScript feature, allow for customizing classes and their members in […]


Computing, Software & Applications

JavaScript and Java both loved and hated

January 19, 2023

Via: Info World

JavaScript and Java both rank among developers’ most favorite and least favorite programming languages in JetBrains’ State of Developer Ecosystem 2022 report. The just-released report is based on a survey of more than 29,000 developers. The most favorite languages cited […]


Computing, Software & Applications

AI for Software Development: Can Machines Write Good Code?

December 28, 2022

Via: Big Data Analytics News

You hear the word AI everywhere you go. It has influenced all spheres of life and all domains of business. No wonder AI is now capable of writing computer code. This is indeed bad news for developers, who may lose […]


Hacking, Security

Malware Strains Targeting Python and JavaScript Developers Through Official Repositories

December 13, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

An active malware campaign is targeting the Python Package Index (PyPI) and npm repositories for Python and JavaScript with typosquatted and fake modules that deploy a ransomware strain, marking the latest security issue to affect software supply chains. The typosquatted […]


Hacking, Security

Cybercriminals Used Two PoS Malware to Steal Details of Over 167,000 Credit Cards

October 25, 2022

Via: The Hacker News

Two point-of-sale (PoS) malware variants have been put to use by a threat actor to steal information related to more than 167,000 credit cards from payment terminals. According to Singapore-headquartered cybersecurity company Group-IB, the stolen data dumps could net the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft .NET 7 bolsters WebAssembly support

September 28, 2022

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s .NET 7 software development platform, due as a production release in November, improves support for running .NET on WebAssembly in JavaScript-based apps. Developers can use the expanded WebAssembly support in .NET 7 to reuse .NET libraries from JavaScript or […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Brendan Eich: Don’t blame cookies and JavaScript

September 19, 2022

Via: Info World

Best known as the creator of the JavaScript programming language, Brendan Eich is also the founder and CEO of Brave Software, creator of the Brave browser, and co-creator of the Basic Attention Token. As CTO of Mozilla, he helped pilot […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Microsoft Edge will default to ultra high-security mode on less popular websites

August 8, 2022

Via: Techradar

Microsoft Edge users will soon get an additional layer of security when browsing less popular corners of the web. The new feature will implement “more conservative” security settings for users when they are browsing unfamiliar sites. Dubbed “Enhanced Security Mode”, […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio Code 1.65 shines on JavaScript heap profiles, CSS formatting

April 1, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Visual Studio Code 1.66, also identified as the March 2022 release of the code editor, has just been published by Microsoft. The new release brings improvements to JavaScript heap profiles, CSS code formatting, and local history. Visual Studio Code 1.66 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Review: The 6 best JavaScript IDEs

March 30, 2022

Via: Info World

JavaScript is used for many different kinds of applications today. Most often, it works with HTML5 and CSS to build web front ends. But JavaScript also helps build mobile applications, and it has found an important place on the back […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Mozilla adds new paid tier for its developer network

March 25, 2022

Via: Techradar

Mozilla has launched a new paid subscription service to further support the development of its Mozilla Developer Network (MDN). While developers already rely on MDN to find documentation and code samples for CSS, HTML and JavaScript, MDN Plus will add […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Node.js trademarks move to OpenJS Foundation

February 14, 2022

Via: Info World

Node.js trademarks have been transferred to the OpenJS Foundation from Joyent, the company that originally led the development of the popular JavaScript runtime. With the move, announced February 14, the OpenJS Foundation will be responsible for ongoing management of the […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Getting started with the Teams JavaScript SDK v2.0

February 2, 2022

Via: Info World

The pandemic may have shone a spotlight on video conferencing and online meeting tools, but Microsoft Teams is a lot more than just another communications platform. With deep integration into the Microsoft 365 platform, it’s perhaps better thought of as […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Top 15 DevOps Programming Languages to Learn in 2022

February 1, 2022

Via: Big Data Analytics News

Programming languages are one of the most important tools in the DevOps arsenal. Choosing the right programming language or languages for your application is essential for succeeding at DevOps and achieving continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD). Given that there are hundreds […]


Computing, Software & Applications

TypeScript 4.6 loosens up

January 25, 2022

Via: Info World

TypeScript 4.6, the next iteration of Microsoft’s strongly typed superset of JavaScript, has moved to a beta release, with enhancements for coding and control flow analysis. The beta was announced on January 21. One improvement relaxes coding restrictions by allowing […]


Editorial

What is Web3?

December 22, 2021

Via: Neal Mitchell

The introduction of the Static Web, or Web1, was revolutionary. It didn’t get the same praise as its successor, Web2, but it was, nevertheless, an invention that eased a couple of hassles. Those who were fortunate enough to have lived […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Using the Webview UI Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

December 22, 2021

Via: Info World

Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code has become one of the most popular development tools out there. Mixing proprietary Microsoft features with an extensible open source core, it’s a quick install that can be configured to handle most languages and most platforms. […]


Hacking, Security

Hackers inject malicious code into another popular npm library

November 5, 2021

Via: Techradar

Coa, a popular library found on npm, a manager for the JavaScript programming language, has been hijacked and used to spread malicious code, reports have claimed. According to Bleeping Computer, the attack on coa – short for Command-Option-Argument, impacted countless […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3 shines on JavaScript, TypeScript, Git

August 13, 2021

Via: Info World

With the third preview of Microsoft’s planned 64-bit Visual Studio 2022 IDE, the company is emphasizing a new JavaScript/TypeScript experience as well as multi-repo support. Unveiled August 10, Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3 also covers themes including personal and team […]


Computing, Software & Applications

11 hot language projects riding WebAssembly

June 25, 2021

Via: Info World

Today’s web applications are nowhere near as fast and responsive as native desktop applications, but what if they could be? That’s the promise of WebAssembly. WebAssembly is a low-level, assembly-like language with a compact binary format that runs with near-native […]