JAVASCRIPT: 3 JavaScript Libraries to Keep an Eye on in 2017. 2016 was the year of JavaScript fatigue. Many developers are experiencing fatigue over JavaScript’s ecosystem, as a lot of tooling and configuring is required to set up a “modern” JavaScript project. Here is a list of three promising generic libraries/frameworks for front-end development: Vue.js, Svelte and Conditioner.js. Find out more

TYPESCRIPT: TypeScript 2.1 Ups Ease of Use, Adds Expressive Code. The latest version of Microsoft’s typed JavaScript superset picks up down-level async functions and mapped types. Find out more

HTML5: Heavily Favored By Microsoft Instead Of Adobe Flash Player. Microsoft’s Edge is set to receive an all important update that bears some great additions but also some losses. Such losses include their choice of not offering any Adobe Flash support for websites in favor of the ever growing HTML5. Find out more

C++: Microsoft Toolkit Eases the Agony of WinRT C++ Development. C++/WinRT also makes Windows C++ app development a little less Microsoft-centric. Microsoft’s drift from the proprietary and toward the universal is making its mark on all aspects of Windows software development, including writing C++ software that uses the Windows Runtime (WinRT), now Universal Windows Platform (UWP). Find out more


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