Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Mar 2013 17:58 UTC
Google Andy Rubin, who created Android and has led its development both at Android Inc. and later at Google, has decided to step down as the big Android boss at Google. Having created the world's "most-used mobile operating system", as Google CEO Larry Page refers to it, I'd say his stint has been successful. Interestingly enough, he will be succeeded by Sundar Pichai - Chrome OS boss. Yes.
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butters
Member since:
2005-07-08

I hope so, as long as the "something else" isn't Dart/GWT.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Dart for native applications would be quite nice, a kind of Smalltalk feel to native applications.

Now for GWT I fully agree with you.

As for Go, although I did create an issue for NDK support, I hope it does not become the main language, unless they get around adding generics.

Edited 2013-03-13 21:32 UTC

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butters Member since:
2005-07-08

Why generics? Go has interface types for polymorphism.

Personally, for client-side GUI development I'd prefer something more along the lines of Python or Ruby. Or Moonscript! In a perfect world, provide a LuaJIT runtime for compilers to target, providing a more flexible platform like JVM or CLR.

Edited 2013-03-13 21:58 UTC

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