Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Nov 2010 18:56 UTC, submitted by fran
Java "Programmers in the Java environment have another tool in their box, following the launch of a new programming language called Gosu. Publicly released by Guidewire Software, Gosu is a general purpose programming language that runs on the Java Virtual Machine. According to the developers, Gosu is an object-oriented language that is 100% compatible with Java and has a promising set of attributes compared to other JVM languages. For example, Gosu boasts solid IDE tooling and static typing (meaning variables don't have to be defined before they're used), which remain rare in the world of JVMs."
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RE: Laughing
by JeffS on Thu 11th Nov 2010 18:38 UTC in reply to "Laughing"
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Javascript already runs on the JVM. The implementation is called Rhino.

And Gosu looks nothing like Javascript, other than both have the "C" heritage, and share some features.

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