JAVASCRIPT: 5 Top JavaScript Snippet Packages for Visual Studio Code. Visual Studio Code is a great, free, cross-platform, open source code editor with an extensive library of prebuilt extensions for all kinds of useful, add-on functionality. As JavaScript evolves in a series of new versions, the Sixth Edition of the ECMA-262 standard, otherwise known as ECMAScript 2015 or ES6 is a hot topic, with many features being adopted by major browsers. To help you quickly take advantage of new features such as classes, arrow functions, promises and many more, developer Charalampos Karypidis has published JavaScript (ES6) code snippets: “Code snippets for JavaScript in ES6 syntax.” Read more

ANGULAR 4: Top Features You Need to Know. Angular 4 has been released. Karsten Sitterberg and Thomas Kruse show all the innovations, give tips on migrating and take a guess at what Angular 5 will look like. Read the rest

PHP: XSS Flaw Found in the Google’s PHP API Client Enables Phishing Attacks. Security researchers have discovered a bug in Google’s PHP client library for accessing Google APIs that could enable criminals to take advantage of the cross-site scripting flaw and carry out a phishing attack. Find out more

TypeScript: GitHub Introduces a Brand-New Desktop App Built on Electron. GitHub has launched a new desktop app as a beta for Windows and macOS. The new desktop app for GitHub is built on Electron, which is also powering some of the other popular desktop apps in the market, including the likes of Microsoft’s Visual Studio code, Slack, Spotify, and more. Along with Electron, the new GitHub desktop app is also written in Microsoft’s TypeScript, and it’s open-source, too. Read more


NOW ON SLIDESHARE: Tech Update Summary from Blue Mountain Data Systems April 2017

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 – May 30, 2017

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