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Dart Weekly

Issue #30 - June 28, 2013

Featured

Jason Gauci wrote a NES emulator in Dart back when Dart was released. Dart evolved, and the emulator didn't, but now it's back. Checkout Super Mario 3, or upload your own NES ROMs.

Articles

John McDole has re-written in Dart the series of lessons published on learningwebgl.com. A great introduction to graphics in Dart.
By working in the open, the Dart developers are able to share their plans and thoughts with the community. Bartender is a list of thoughts about how Dart's pub package manager can evolve to help with sharing other assets such as CSS and HTML. Check it out and influence the development of Dart tooling.
Access App Engine from your client-side Dart application via REST when you use App Engine's built in Cloud Endpoint support and Dart code generation.

Miscellaneous

Dzenan Ridjanovic has put together a great project that shows how to design a graphical model step-by-step, generate json from the graphical model, generate code for the dartling model from json, initialize the dartling model with some basic data and more...

Package Updates

Make any HTML Element draggable, create dropzones and connect them with draggables, rearrange elements with sortables (similar to jQuery UI Sortable) and support for touch events on touch screen devices.
Lawndart uses Futures to provide an asynchronous, yet consistent, interface to local storage, indexed db, and websql. This library is designed for simple key-value usage, and is not designed for complex transactional queries. This library prefers simplicity and uniformity over expressiveness, covering browsers that support at least one of the following: local storage, indexed db, and websql.
Recent changes include bugfixes, ability to add mimetypes to the static file handler, and sending correct JSON headers for JSON convertable objects and maps.
Object document mapper for server-side and client side Dart applications, providing typed, checked environment to model, save and query data persisted on MongoDb. Objectory provides identical API for server side and browser applications (both Dartium and dart2js supported).
Stream is a Dart web server supporting request routing, filtering, template engine, file-based static resources and MVC design pattern, from the Rikulo team.
A conversion of the JavaScript ICE code editor, which lets you visualize your applications output with the code editor overlaid.
A test configuration producing JUnit compatible output. This is useful for continuous integration servers (such as Jenkins) that support displaying JUnit test results.
A simple dart web ui component which provides a autocomplete input text field.
Wilt is based on the lightweight SAG PHP CouchDB library. It implements the document/database storage and manipulation interfaces of SAG along with the utility functions such as get session information etc.
This is a MySQL connector for the Dart programming language. Changes in this release: Make ConnectionPool and Transaction implement QueriableConnection, and improved tests.
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