Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Jan 2009 15:01 UTC
General Development "Ars takes a close look at Seed, a new framework that allows software developers to build GTK+ applications with JavaScript. The popular web scripting language could soon become the dominant application extension language on the Linux desktop."
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why js?
by _xmv on Mon 19th Jan 2009 16:27 UTC
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2008-12-09

it could change the way that GNOME programmers approach application development. JavaScript could be used as high-level glue for user interface manipulation and rapid prototyping while Vala or C are used for performance-sensitive tasks.

so.. nothing python or such couldn't do?

I personally find javascript hard and messy inc omparison

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