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: Lots of work; little gain
by dsmogor on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 10:53 UTC in reply to "Lots of work; little gain"
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Node.js is a manifestation of the will of front-end developers to become independent and gain operability over whole software stack.
It's a social, generational thing imp.

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