HISTORY: Top 10 Programming Languages and Their Inventors. Behind every great product, there is a great man or woman. Ditto for the programming languages. Each programming language was developed by a man/woman who sought to think different. Some made it to the top of the charts while other fell by wayside. Here are the top 10 programming languages and their inventors. Read more

JAVA: Oracle Cuts Management, Messaging Specs in Java EE 8. Oracle is making good on plans to cut management and messaging improvements from the next version of enterprise Java. The company is axing Management 2.0 and Java Message Service (JMS) 2.1 from the Java EE 8 road map. Also, Oracle is investigating a possible transfer of the MVC functionality planned EE 8 to another community member or organization. Find out more

JAVASCRIPT: 15 JavaScript Frameworks and Libraries. JavaScript’s open source stance is also one of the best. Contrary to popular belief, JavaScript is not a project, but a specification with an open standard where the language is evolved and maintained by its core team. ECMAScript, another fancy name of JavaScript, is not open source, but it too has an open standard. Find out more

HTML5: HTML 5.1 Is Here, Replaces HTML5 As The New “W3C Recommendation”. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has released the official HTML 5.1 specification. In an announcement, W3C said that the specification defines “the 5th major version, first minor revision” of the core language of the World Wide Web: the HTML. This way, 5.1 has become a “W3C Recommendation”, replacing HTML 5. Read the rest


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems November 2016

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.


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