Google’s Dart – Thoughts and Resources

So Google has provided another language for all of us web developers and it’s name is Dart. ┬áDart is different than Google’s Go in the sense that Dart is meant for the web layer, or “to give a structured programing language for the web.”

One could look at this as an attempt to replace JavaScript but it seems to have some key differences, or self proclaimed corrections:

  • Dart is a class based OO language, which is fundamentally different than JavaScript.
  • Dart runs in a virtual machine, or is compiled down to JavaScript
  • Dart allows for optional typing of variables – something we are familiar with in ActionScript but not JavaScript

Then there is support…

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