The Dart programming language plans a move to strong mode

The Dart team wants to enable developers to be more productive by giving them the features they know and love. According to the team, more developers are starting to use strong mode features such as early error detection. As a result, the Dart team will begin to move to strong mode as the standard type … continue reading

Rainforest QA

Rainforest QA Mobile App Testing, Dart 1.24, and Yahoo joins Verizon — SD Times news digest: June 14, 2017

Rainforest QA launched its new Rainforest QA Mobile App Testing solution, which offers crowdtesting that combines virtual machines and real devices. It’s built on Rainforest QA’s crowdsourcing and AI platform, and gives teams testing results without requiring additional engineering resources to manage. “Traditional mobile testing solutions that rely on testers using their personal devices take … continue reading

Google bolsters Dart, Node.js v7, and .NET Core 1.1 Preview 1—SD Times news digest: Oct. 26, 2016

Google is starting to put more energy into its programming language, Dart. The company has announced it the release of AngularDart 2.0, a framework designed for Dart and used in Google Web apps. It features API improvements, bug fixes and enhanced performance. Google also announced the developer preview of AngularDart components, such as material design … continue reading

Google moves Dart to GitHub, Yahoo closes Pipes, Maps and APIs, and Hitachi completes Pentaho acquisition—SD Times news digest: June 5, 2015

Google has moved the code repository for its Dart programming language and ecosystem onto GitHub. The company also announced it is shutting down the Chrome Dev Editor project, its JavaScript and Dart code editor. Existing pull requests will be merged onto GitHub, and Google will continue development in the form of the Chrome Apps platform, … continue reading

io.js 2.0, Facebook deep links mobile app ads, and Google’s DartPad—SD Times news digest: May 8, 2015

Version 2.0 of io.js, the popular fork of the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime platform, has been released. io.js 2.0 adds conformance to for the coming ECMAScript 6 specification of standardized JavaScript, as well as support for the latest version of Google’s Chrome V8 engine. In addition to ES6 features such as classes, the release adds … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: Vorlon.js

This week’s featured GitHub project, Vorlon.js, is an extensible, platform-agnostic tool for remote JavaScript debugging and testing. Developed by the Microsoft DirectX team, Vorlon.js is powered by Node.js and the Socket.io real-time event-based communication engine. John Shewchuk, a Microsoft technical fellow and CTO of the Microsoft Developer Platform, introduced Vorlon last week at Build and … continue reading

The future of JavaScript is (almost) now

JavaScript is everywhere. Once relegated to an Internet fad, the malleable programming language has evolved along with the Web and now finds itself entrenched in modern browsers, complex Web applications, mobile development, server-side programming, and in emerging platforms like the Internet of Things. Underlying that browser-centric user and developer shift, JavaScript has developed a robust … continue reading

Microsoft’s Visual Studio timeline and Z3 Theorem Prover, Google Cloud Launcher, Facebook’s Fresco—SD Times news digest: March 27, 2015

Microsoft has released a rough timeline of the upcoming features and capabilities on track for the release of Visual Studio 2015 and beyond. The tentative feature rundown for the company’s flagship developer IDE is below: More details are available on the Visual Studio blog. Google unveils Google Cloud Launcher Google has announced Google Cloud Launcher … continue reading

SD Times Blog: Google concedes: Dart is just like everybody else

Google never publicly admitted it, but the company always had designs on Dart ultimately supplanting JavaScript as the preferred programming language for complex modern Web development. So when the Dart team announced the Dart VM would not be integrated into Chrome and the language would compile to JavaScript, it was less an admission of defeat … continue reading

Google open-sources Cloud Dataflow SDK, proposes marking HTTP as non-secure, adds feature support to Dart

Google has announced the open-source availability of the Cloud Dataflow SDK, allowing developers to integrate their apps with the Dataflow-managed data processing service. Google software engineer Sam McVeety made the announcement in a blog post detailing how developers now have the capability to begin porting Dataflow to other languages and execution environments, and they can … continue reading

TIOBE Index: Apple’s Swift and R programming language gain popularity

Apple’s Swift programming language and the R statistical language are the two candidates for TIOBE’s programming language of the year award, according to the TIOBE index for December. In the October TIOBE programming community index, Google Dart had cracked the Top 20 languages, and Java and C++ popularity had hit all-time lows. This time around, … continue reading

ASF announces Apache Drill as TLP, Google Dart 1.8, and a bright Windows Phone forecast—SD Times news digest: Dec. 2, 2014

The Apache Software Foundation has announced Apache Drill as a Top-Level Project. According to the Foundation, Apache Drill is a schema-free SQL query engine for Hadoop and NoSQL. By removing the constraint of building and maintaining schemas before data can be analyzed, Drill users can run interactive ANSI SQL queries on complex or constantly evolving … continue reading

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