Linked by Henri on Tue 21st Feb 2012 22:44 UTC
General Development Opa, the new open source programming language for web applications, just released its 0.9.0 'S4' version. Opa is a single programming language for specifying client code, server code and database code. The new release introduces two major features: A new default syntax that resembles JavaScript and was asked for by the community, and an abstraction layer for the NoSQL database MongoDB. Features that were previously supported by the internal Opa database are now available with the fast-growing, scalable NoSQL database. Together, Opa and MongoDB, provide a way to develop complex web applications and have them scale out easily. Many other smaller features have been added, as the number of contributors to the code on github grows.
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RE[2]: Different to NodeJS?
by fran on Wed 22nd Feb 2012 17:00 UTC in reply to "RE: Different to NodeJS?"
fran
Member since:
2010-08-06

I would really like to study OPA in the future.
I am unfortunately one of those guys that need "how to do" manuals.
Not just those "how to program" type books but actual applications, "by example" books.
In php for example you get cookbooks, how to program a shopping cart, blog, cms ect.
Hope we'll see books like this for OPA in future.

I would like to delve into this in the future.
Having to learn just one language for site development is very alluring.

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RE[3]: Different to NodeJS?
by akoprowski on Thu 23rd Feb 2012 18:24 in reply to "RE[2]: Different to NodeJS?"
akoprowski Member since:
2012-02-22

Indeed that may happen soon(ish)! Take a look at: http://forum.opalang.org/#5_18

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