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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Comment by talaf
by talaf on Wed 10th Nov 2010 22:26 UTC
talaf
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2008-11-19

They are obviously targeting the large starcraft playerbase ;)

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RE: Comment by talaf
by neticspace on Wed 10th Nov 2010 22:31 in reply to "Comment by talaf"
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2009-06-09

For people who don't know, gosu means a skilled game player or athlete in Korean. Literally means a person with an upper hand.

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RE[2]: Comment by talaf
by t3RRa on Thu 11th Nov 2010 03:37 in reply to "RE: Comment by talaf"
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2005-11-22

I was about to describe the meaning as well.. actually doesn't need to be a game player or an athlete. "gosu"(고수) is just like "guru". You can be a "gosu" on any kind of work, play or something non physical; e.g. gosu of love, gosu of chess, gosu of typing, gosu of wasting time ;)

Anyway, it is quite exciting for me(Korean background) to see some of projects adopting Korean words like suhoshin of php and this gosu language and etc. ;) I am about to go and have a look at the syntax and referecen if there are any.

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RE: Comment by talaf
by Valhalla on Thu 11th Nov 2010 12:46 in reply to "Comment by talaf"
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2006-01-24

They are obviously targeting the large starcraft playerbase ;)

Yes, I now want a special keyword called 'Jaedong' which will automatically improve code performance tenfold!!!

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RE[2]: Comment by talaf
by MamiyaOtaru on Fri 12th Nov 2010 02:13 in reply to "RE: Comment by talaf"
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2005-11-11

Yes, I now want a special keyword called 'Jaedong' which will automatically improve code performance tenfold!!!

would be fine until it has to compete with Flash

Edited 2010-11-12 02:13 UTC

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