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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Two?
by YEPHENAS on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 03:01 UTC
YEPHENAS
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2008-07-14

Google has two? Which other one does the author mean besides Dart? GWT? I think the GWT team moved more or less to Dart.

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RE: Two?
by moondevil on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 04:44 in reply to "Two?"
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2005-07-08

Yes, there was a Dart/GWT Google IO talk where the GWT team discussed the port of GWT to Dart in the future.

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RE[2]: Two?
by lucas_maximus on Tue 2nd Oct 2012 04:56 in reply to "RE: Two?"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

The problem with Dart is that the JavaScript that it generates is massive and it doesn't seem to work with existing libraries (jQuery).

Edited 2012-10-02 04:57 UTC

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