Nov 5, 2011
the Mark, Richard, and Greg for a discussion on Google Dart,
thought people would be dissapointed based on the hype. The
specification is Creative Commons and current implementation is
Jim Hugunin ( Jython / IronPython fame ) on his
Dart Compiler in Dart
Dart develop Bob Nystrom also writes
MD: A lot of people diss the idea of Dart, but embrace Coffeescript
- why!?! ( We bring Mr @wombleton from SMX on help us not
sound like total script-haters ).
MD: Good thing I like about dart - no truthiness - you MUST be
truthful in your expresions - ie. if (something = “true”).
truthiness is handy, but so prone to problems
MD: libraries/packages seem to be a big reason for dart - an import
is via a URI so versioning is supported indirectly.
- interesting that it gets classes similar (ish) to
Has static analysis reached its limits?
Warning, Thought-doesn’t-works zone.
Kotlin is an interesting topic here - jetbrains moving their static
analysis foo to the compiler level - could have interesting
Is the NoSQL vs SQL really static typing vs no-static-typing like
Greg’s favorite topic ;)