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Is Laravel the happiest developer community on the planet?

How the PHP framework maintains a perpetual honeymoon period.

THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 32

(De)coding conventions

The evolution of TypeScript and the future of coding conventions, AI’s role in improving accessibility, and practical advice on encouraging non-code contributions.

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TypeScript and the dawn of gradual types

Why choose between static or dynamic when you can get the best of both?

Noah Gift // Pragmatic AI Labs

The case for using Rust in MLOps

Level up your Rust skills and push MLOps forward with GitHub Copilot.

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The modern web’s underrated powerhouse

It’s one of the most important yet under-appreciated building blocks of the internet.

THE README PODCAST // EPISODE 22

Code like it’s 1995

Go back to basics, tips on securing your OSS project, developer happiness with GitHub’s CEO, and more.

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Don’t call it a comeback: Why Java is still champ

Far from dead, the perpetually-popular language is up to speed and ready for the future.

Cassidy Williams // Contenda

Functional Programming 101

A deep dive on the benefits of functional programming and why it’s actually easier than you think.

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Functional programming is finally going mainstream

Object-oriented and imperative programming aren’t going away, but functional programming is finding its way into more codebases.

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What hacking AOL taught a generation of programmers

The open source ethos behind rogue AOL add-ons.

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Move over JavaScript: Back-end languages are coming to the front-end

A new crop of server-side tools is making it possible to build web UIs without JavaScript.

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Astronomy community shapes their own destiny with Astropy

Astronomy is a software based field, and the community is building their own open source tools.

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How Python is building a welcoming community for women

The Python community is setting an example other open source communities can follow.

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