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Appcelerator gears up for the business world

The Appcelerator mobile development platform has been updated for better metric collection and building of APIs

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Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

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Python bumps off Java as top learning language

Eight out of the top 10 universities now use Python to introduce programming, a researcher has found

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Facebook uses functional programming to make News Feeds run smoothly

Functional programming has been instrumental in helping debug complex code issues, one Facebook development team has found

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Ruby on Rails gets patches for SQL injection vulnerabilities

The two vulnerabilities affect Rails applications that use PostgreSQL as a database system

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Microsoft acquires software for debugging Unity games

Microsoft plans to fold the UnityVS debugger into Visual Studio

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Oracle hopes to entice mobile developers with new framework

The Mobile Application Framework works with a variety of development tools and languages

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With components, Google agitates for a revolution in Web development

At Google I/O, the company urged developers to rethink Web pages in a componentized, composable programming model.

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Android Studio development platform heading towards full release

A new beta version is now available for download

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Google woos cloud developers with new tools

Google now offers debugging, tracing and monitoring tools for apps running on Google Cloud Platform

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Build mobile apps directly within the Firefox browser

A new code editor from Mozilla allows developers to build and test mobile apps from within a browser window

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Android developers craving new tools, hardware at Google I/O

The conference kicks off in San Francisco on Wednesday

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USENIX: Unstable code can lead to security vulnerabilities

Program compilers can inadvertently erase code, causing all sorts of hard-to-find performance problems and security issues