Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 4th Feb 2013 18:41 UTC
Gnome "At the GNOME Developer Experience Hackfest in Brussels, the GNOME developer community has tackled the problem of specifying a canonical development language for writing applications for the GNOME desktop. According to a blog post by Collabora engineer and GNOME developer Travis Reitter, members of the GNOME team are often asked what tools should be used when writing an application for the desktop environment and, up until now, there has been no definitive answer. The team has now apparently decided to standardise on JavaScript for user-facing applications while still recommending C as the language to write system libraries in." Discuss.
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RE[8]: QML
by segedunum on Mon 4th Feb 2013 23:45 UTC in reply to "RE[7]: QML"
segedunum
Member since:
2005-07-06

I don't see how is that related to QML, bacause QML is a meta languaje to create UI's

Which is what Gnome is now advocating with JavaScript. However, they're going to need more than just plain JavaScript. They're going to need some kind of markup extension..............

GNOME's javascript bindinds are for creating also bussiness logic

No they're not. Read the summary.

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RE[9]: QML
by Hiev on Tue 5th Feb 2013 00:10 in reply to "RE[8]: QML"
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

Oh man, you againg (the VB6 developer), not they say they for low level stuff they will remain using C, so, bussiness logic in C is unlikely.

More information here:
http://www.j5live.com/2013/02/04/gnome-and-languages/

Javascript would be to GNOME what C++ is to KDE.

Edited 2013-02-05 00:18 UTC

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RE[9]: QML
by Hiev on Tue 5th Feb 2013 00:11 in reply to "RE[8]: QML"
Hiev Member since:
2005-09-27

Which is what Gnome is now advocating with JavaScript

no they didn't say that, they said for applications, not UI exclusively, you do know the difference, right?

Edited 2013-02-05 00:22 UTC

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