I'm Not There (1956) writes "Last week the news came in that Google is supposed to unveil "Dart," a new programming language for browser-based apps. Now an internal email from late last year describes this project as "high risk/high reward" path. Apps in this new language will run in a VM on browsers that support it, and can be "compiled" to JS for other browsers. "Performance, developer usability, and ability to be tooled" are the main characteristics of the language."
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