Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 1st Oct 2012 22:55 UTC
General Development "Everyone seems to have a replacement for JavaScript - Google even has two. Now Microsoft has revealed that Anders Hejlsberg has been working on a replacement and it has released a preview of TypeScript. TypeScript is open source - Apache 2.0 license - and a superset of JavaScript. As you would expect from a Hejlsberg language it incorporates type checking, interfaces and lots of syntactic sugar."
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RE: My head is going to explode!
by kwan_e on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 05:26 UTC in reply to "My head is going to explode!"
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Here's an idea; we need a search engine dedicated to solving the information overload caused by having so many programming languages.

I think in the future, we'll have meta-languages, and all software will be written in one-off domain specific languages. Any further improvements will just be people reinventing new one-off DSLs and a complete reimplementation.

There's just too many languages, and too many subtly different styles of programming and too much closed development to make education in languages, styles and legacy codebases worthwhile.

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