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  • Scala.js lets you compile Scala to JavaScript

    Scala, developed as a functional and object-oriented language for the Java Virtual Machine, is now multiplatform, with developers using it in abundance on JavaScript via Scala.js, Scala founder Martin Odersky says.

  • JavaScript unites Microsoft and Google

    Version 2.0 of the popular AngularJS JavaScript framework will be built on TypeScript, Microsoft's superset of the scripting language that compiles to JavaScript, thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Google.

  • Java update spotlights JavaScript, memory usage

    With a planned update to Java today, Oracle looks to improve memory management, native packaging, JavaScript compatibility, and usability.

  • Microsoft enlists Mozilla to speed up JavaScript in Windows 10

    Microsoft is looking to improve Web performance in Windows 10 by bringing in Mozilla's asm.js JavaScript subset, for inclusion in Microsoft's Chakra JavaScript engine.

  • HP extends R programming language for big data use

    Hewlett-Packard has devised a way to run programs written in the R statistical programming language against data sets that span more than one server, potentially paving the way for large-scale, real-time predictive analytics.

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