October 2011 Blog Posts

Some thoughts about Google’s new Dart programming language

Ever since it was announced that Dart would be announced at GOTO conference I’ve been wonder what dart would be like. I thought I’d take the time put down my initial thoughts here. Is there a need for another language? Tim Anderson poses the question nicely here, so I thought I’d have a stab at answering it. There are a lot of programming languages in the world, so there would seem to be limited space for a new one. However, I think Google are creating this language for two reasons: 1) they want improve the web by...