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  • Reunited: io.js rejoins with Node.js

    A merger between Node.js and the io.js fork is afoot, with the io.js faction even joining the Node.js Foundation for governance of the popular server-side JavaScript platform.

  • Io.js 2.0: Node.js fork moves forward

    Version 2.0 of io.js, a fork of the Node.js server-side JavaScript platform, is now available, with conformance to the ECMAScript 6 specification a key improvement. Io.js 2.0 also supports a new version of Google's V8 JavaScript engine.

  • Halogenics bets on Javascript, open source

    Melbourne-based software developer Halogenics is hoping within the next few months to have prototype versions of the next-generation of its Genotrack application.

  • Microsoft upgrades JavaScript, Visual Studio development tools

    Microsoft is making more accommodations for developers in both the JavaScript and Visual Studio realms, including promoting the development of "universal experiences."

  • Meteor JavaScript framework hits Windows

    Until now, developers who wanted to build Web and mobile apps via the Meteor JavaScript framework had to do so via either Mac or Linux clients. That changes today with the release of Meteor 1.1, which features support for Windows clients as well as the MongoDB 3.0 database.

Features about javascript
  • Brendan Eich tells how to prevent JavaScript memory leaks

    The JavaScript founder details where developers can go wrong and the straightforward methods to stay on track

  • CoffeeScript brewing as variation on JavaScript

    CoffeeScript, billed by its creator as "unfancy JavaScript," is in development as a language that compiles into JavaScript but offers a different sense of style.

  • Developers rest easier with JavaScript reversal

    The programmers in the trenches of Web development can breathe a bit easier now that a major committee planning the future of the JavaScript standard has decided to focus on small, incremental changes that will improve the performance in Web browsers. Some members of the ECMA International standards committee still have bigger dreams to enhance the language, known more formally as ECMAScript, to tackle more complicated projects, but these plans receded as the group focused on clearer and more present needs.