[p2pu-webcraft] Google's Dart
Pippa.Buchanan at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 10:58:51 UTC 2011
Dan and Lars
maybe Dart could be discussed within a larger discussion group looking at
different web technologies both new and old? I think that being able to
justify and explain why certain languages are used / should be used is a
very valuable skill for web developers.
On 13 October 2011 11:53, Dan Diebolt <dandiebolt at gmail.com> wrote:
> >You mean that there should be a course on a proposed language that may or
> may not be implemented by browsers and that has not really impressed the web
> community yet?
> Absolutely - the discussion around Dart is enthralling and you will learn a
> lot about programming language design and get a great understanding of the
> shortcomings of current practices. There is a brain trust of talent at
> google and from the community at large giving their opinions and it is one
> of the richest and most passionate exchanges of ideas I have seen in a
> while. But I agree that Dart has a lot of obstacles to overcome for
> acceptance and Brendan Eich himself has said you will never see it in
> Mozilla and other browsers. Browser Wars Redux.
> However, the real point of the post was to highlight yet another
> opportunity where bringing external content into the P2PU would provide
> another great learning opportunity on a hot topic.
> On Tue, Oct 11, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Lars Gunther <gunther at keryx.se> wrote:
>> 2011-10-11 19:15, Dan Diebolt skrev:
>>> You could be so bleeding edge and have a course for example on Google's
>>> new *Dart *language which is smoking hot right now.
>> You mean that there should be a course on a proposed language that may or
>> may not be implemented by browsers and that has not really impressed the web
>> community yet?
>> And even if Google *can* convince Mozilla, Microsoft, Opera and Apple that
>> Dart is needed and the best solution (which I see no sign of yet) it will
>> take a few years until browser support is good enough for the language to be
>> actually used.
>> Lars Gunther
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