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  • Red Hat broadens programming language support

    Potentially making work easier for system administrators, Red Hat has updated its development packages to support running multiple versions of the same programming language on its flagship enterprise operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

  • Microsoft makes debugging PHP less painful with new Azure tool

    Microsoft is equipping its Azure cloud service with a tool to debug PHP-based Web applications that are running on the platform.

  • MIT's Picture language could be worth a thousand lines of code

    Now that machine-learning algorithms are moving into mainstream computing, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is preparing a way to make it easier to use the technique in everyday programming.

  • Embarcadero moves RAD Studio beyond Windows

    Software development is moving beyond the desktop computer. With this in mind, Embarcadero has strengthened its flagship Windows RAD Studio IDE (integrated development environment) to better help build mobile apps and software for Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

  • Etsy borrows some HipHop help from Facebook

    After borrowing Facebook open source code for running PHP programs more efficiently, Etsy won't need to grow its data center footprint this year, saving it from a significant expense.

Features about Development tools
  • 15 technologies changing how developers work

    A long time ago, developers wrote assembly code that ran fast and light. On good days, they had enough money in their budget to hire someone to toggle all those switches on the front of the machine to input their code. On bad days, they flipped the switches themselves. Life was simple: The software loaded data from memory, did some arithmetic, and sent it back. That was all.

  • 15 hot programming trends - and 15 going cold

    Programmers love to sneer at the world of fashion where trends blow through like breezes. Skirt lengths rise and fall, pigments come and go, ties get fatter, then thinner. But in the world of technology, rigor, science, math, and precision rule over fad.

  • Why developers are turning to API services

    As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up

  • The rise of Cloud-based IDEs

    Development tools in the cloud enable programming from anywhere, but they're not suited for all app dev needs

  • Making games of enterprise software

    Thanks to computers and the Internet, everyone is playing games these days.