Black and white photo of laptop on deskPROGRAMMING & SCRIPTING

JAVASCRIPT: Is JavaScript Destined to Be Usurped by TypeScript? Year after year JavaScript features among the top 10 most widely used programming languages worldwide, but is a challenger emerging to the venerable web favorite? An analysis by TIOBE, which counts the number of hits for each programming language returned by major search engines, suggests that Microsoft’s TypeScript is enjoying an explosive growth in popularity and encroaching on areas previously dominated by JavaScript. Read more

JAVA: Kotlin and Java Go Well Together, Report Shows. Kotlin is only seven years old but it is already playing in the big leagues. Its massive success can be traced back to the moment when Google announced Kotlin support in Android last year but that was just the tip of the iceberg. According to Pusher’s State of Kotlin 2018 research report, great things are coming Kotlin’s way. Read more

GOOGLE: Google Debuts Jib, a Tool to Make Software Containers and Java Work Better Together. Google LLC has released Jib, a new open-source tool that aims to make software containers and the Java programming language work more seamlessly together. Read more

PYTHON: GitHub Now Warns You About Flaws Affecting Your Python Code. Python has joined Ruby and JavaScript on GitHub’s list of coding languages it scans for security vulnerabilities. Developers using Python can now get security alerts for any new bugs the code repository platform spots, as well as some recent vulnerabilities Python has had. Read more


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

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