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BIG DATA: Which Programming Language Is Best for Big Data? Nothing is quite so personal for programmers as what language they use. Why a data scientist, engineer, or application developer picks one over the other has as much to do with personal preference and their employers’ IT culture as it does the qualities and characteristics of the language itself. But when it comes to big data, there are some definite patterns that emerge. Read more

CAREERS: Employers Want JavaScript, but Developers Want Python. Employers also want developers skilled in React.js, Angular, and Node.js—but fewer developers have those skills. Read more

FULL STACK DEVELOPMENT: With a Great Language Comes Great Usability: Making Blockchain More Accessible with JavaScript. JavaScript is seen as the go-to language for newcomers to learn programming; meanwhile, blockchain still has this “hard to understand” label attached to its name. JavaScript is not always the right choice for blockchain projects, though. For Lisk, it ensures wide platform adoption. Here’s how. Read more.

JAVA: Visual Studio Code Editor Gets New Extensions for Java Programming. The Visual Studio Code team continues to add Java functionality to Microsoft’s open source, cross-platform code editor via extensions, just launching a new batch for working with Maven, Tomcat and Checkstyle. Read more.

NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems January 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 – February 16, 2018

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