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JAVA: Oracle Sets Date for End of Java 8 Updates. Further clarifying its ongoing support plans for Java SE (Standard Edition) 8, Oracle will require businesses to have a commercial license to get updates after January 2019. Read more

TYPESCRIPT: Everyone’s Type of JavaScript. TypeScript has a long list of achievements under its belt; there is a reason why it is called the ‘undisputed’ leader of JavaScript despite being only 5 years old. DefinitelyTyped, a repository for high-quality TypeScript type definitions, reached 4,600 contributors for over 3,600 packages in 2017. It was also declared #3 on Most Loved programming languages in StackOverflow’s 2017 survey. Read more

PYTHON: How Python is Transforming the DevOps Landscape. As DevOps is an approach for handling change and agility, engineers must master multiple languages. The Python programming language is one of the most crucial components of the DevOps toolchain. Many DevOps teams utilize it for building web applications for visualizing custom data, building custom utilities and more. Read more

JAVASCRIPT: What’s New in the Node.js 10 JavaScript Runtime. Node.js 10 arrives with full support for N-API, LTS status to come, and more features under consideration for 2018 and 2019. In addition to OpenSSL 1.1.0 support, there are other new features in the Node.js 10.0.0 release. Read more


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems March 2018

IT SECURITY SUPPORT: Blue Mountain Data Systems is actively involved in implementing FISMA and NIST standards with Federal Civilian Agencies. Due to our extensive experience in this area, Blue Mountain has developed processes and organizational techniques to help ensure security deliverables are completed on time, and performed in the most efficient manner possible. We ensure that NIST-800-53 control requirements are treated consistently during definition, analysis, implementation, auditing, and reporting phases of a system. Find out more about Blue Mountain Data Systems IT Security Support Services. Call us at 703-502-3416.

BLUE MOUNTAIN DATA SYSTEMS HAS THE EXPERIENCE: 1994 to Present – U.S. Dept. of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration. Responsible to the Office of Technology and Information Systems for information systems architecture, planning, applications development, networking, administration and IT security, supporting the enforcement of Title I of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act — ERISA. Within the EBSA, Blue Mountain is responsible for design, development and support for its various enforcement database management systems, as well as all case tracking and customer service inquiry systems. Blue Mountain also provides IT security services to the EBSA, in the form of FISMA Assessment and Authorization, System Security Plans, Risk and vulnerability assessments, monitoring and investigation support. Read more.


Programming & Scripting – Daily Tech Update – April 27, 2018

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