Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Feb 2011 23:29 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems And, of course, just as I decide to leave the live blogging to play a game of Left 4 Dead 2, HP drops the big bombshell right at the end of their press event: webOS is coming to PCs!
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RE[2]: Comment by Laurence
by Laurence on Thu 10th Feb 2011 22:46 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by Laurence"
Laurence
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"Not to mention the fact that JS (compiled or not) will never out perform Objective C / .NET


Android apps are Java based, not JS (javascript) based.
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I know but Android has f--k all to do with this thread. However WebOS (which is the platform we're discussing) /DOES/ use JS.

Java apps are compiled, not interpreted.

Actually they're both. They're compiled to byte code that then gets interpreted by the Java Virtual Machine

.NET is also compiled and runs also in a virtual machine.

Yes, .NET is also byte code. Thanks for pointing out something we all ready knew.

Speed wise, I saw C and C++ apps running faster than Objective C.

That would be down to shoddy programming then as your point is as nonsensical as arguing that C apps run faster than C++.

Edited 2011-02-10 22:48 UTC

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