8 New Technologies That You Can Learn During Summer

The second half of the summer has already started. Summertime is a period of the year when you usually have lots of free time. So it’s worthwhile to use this time to benefit yourself, for example, to learn something new. We’ve made a list of 8 trending technologies that can make you a better specialist for the next season.

1. TypeScript

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TypeScript is a typed superset of JavaScript that scales. TypeScript optional type system enables JavaScript programmers to use highly-productive development tools and practices. TypeScript syntax includes all features of ECMAScript 2015, including classes and modules. TypeScript also provides to JavaScript programmers a system of optional type annotations.

The TypeScript tape system enables programmers to express limits on the capabilities of JavaScript objects, and to use tools to enforce these limits.

2. SASS

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CSS can be fun, but its stylesheets can be larger, more complex and harder to maintain. That’s where a preprocessor can help. Sass lets developers use features that don’t exist in CSS yet like variables, nesting, mixing, inheritance, and other tools that make writing CSS fun again.
One you start using Sass, it will take your preprocessed Saas file and save it as a normal CSS file that you can use in your website.

3. Neural networks

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Neural networks and deep learning currently provide the best solutions for many problems in image recognition, speech recognition, and natural learning processing. But how do all these work and what concepts are used behind neural networks and deep learning? You can find out the answers to these questions during what is left of summertime.

Besides that, the growing worldwide popularity of Prisma app, confirms the increasing importance of this trend.

4. Rust

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Rust is a systems programming language that was created by the Mozilla team in 2010. Rust was developed with an emphasis on safety, control of memory layout, and concurrency. Performance of idiomatic Rust is comparable to the performance of idiomatic C++.

Rust was the third most loved programming language in the 2015 Stack Overflow annual survey, and took the first place in the 2016 Stack Overflow annual survey.

5. React

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React is not just one more front-end framework; that’s an efficient and flexible open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces. It was created by Facebook and was deployed on Facebook’s newsfeed in 2011. The basic architecture of React applies beyond rendering HTML in the browser.

Right now React is the 6th most starred project of all time on GitHub.

6. Node.js

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Node.js is an open-source JavaScript-based framework/platform build on Google Chrome’s JavaScript V8 Engine that can be run within the Node.js runtime on Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux without any changes. It’s used to develop such web applications as video streaming sites, single-page applications and others.

Nowadays many corporate users of Node.js software include IBM, LindkedIn, Microsoft, Netflix, PayPal, SAP, Walmart, Yahoo!, and Cisco Systems.

7. Raspberry Pi

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The Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer developed in UK to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and developing countries. But since the first generation was released in 2012, it has gained wide popularity because of its low prices (from $35), flexibility, and open-source principles. In February 2016, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that they had sold eight million devices.

8. NoSQL

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NoSQL databases emerged as a result of the exponential growth of the Internet and the rise of web applications. The synonyms to NoSQL are – big data, linear scalability, and cloud services. Not so many people understand what is meant by NoSQL storages or how this term appeared, but everyone knows how important it is. NoSQL has great potential for software developers, so it’s time to learn more about this.

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