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Issue #27 - June 7, 2013

Thanks as always to Chris Buckett, the editor of, for continuing to curate this newsletter. On with the links..


Infoworld gives a high-level view of the current state of Dart and GWT.
Google I/O prompted many questions, and the Dart co-founders Kasper Lund and Lars Bak answer some of them in this blog post - examples include: How much faster than JavaScript can Dart get? Can you explain Dart to a six-year-old? Any plans for Dart on Android?


Dart is a productive, ceremony-free language that compiles to JavaScript. Seth Ladd shows off some of the great features that makes it stand out.
Blogger Nicholas Tuck gives his view of Google Dart, in the wake of Google I/O 2013. Check out his conclusions, and get a quick summary of OilPan while you're at it.
Dart runs on the client and server, and this blog post shows how you can use Dart to provide an end-to-end solution.
Performance matters, and by following a few simple rules, outlined by Google's John McCutchan, you can get 50-100% speed improvements with the Dart VM.


IntelliJ's IDEs support Dart, and now their Dart plugin is open sourced for community contributions. Watch the short webcast to find out more.
Learn how to write a Google Drive App with Adam Singer in this Google Developers Live webcast.
Try out Dart at the Latvian Developers Workshop in Riga, Saturday July 20th. You'll overcome fear, uncertainty and doubt and deal with the complete deployment pipeline.
Training provider Marakana has created a Dart Web App Essentials 3 day training course. Learn about the Dart development process, writing tests, and creating web components.
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