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Issue #37 - August 30, 2013

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Dart has become more stable: over 650 bugs fixed since our last milestone release in June. Continuous investment in the developer experience has improved the overall stability of the platform substantially. Check the post for more details.
Team GlassFrogger, used Dart and HTML5 to win the Breaking Glass hackathon on August 18th, 2013. They ported the classic arcade game Frogger to Google Glass and its embedded web browser. Source code available.


One of the well used libraries, dart:json will be removed in the next couple of weeks, in favour of the unified dart:convert library. The post gives all the details for migrating.
Do you know Dart? Would you like to get an article published on In which case, contact Seth Ladd (via this post) or grab the site from github and start making pull requests…
Ecma will hold a workshop on Dart on September 20, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, US. In April 2013, Dart was proposed for standardization by Ecma International. Are you interested in attending? Check the post for more.
Pub (Dart’s package manager) is getting a built in server that knows about Dart’s package structure. Great for testing outside of the Dart Editor.


Join Adam Singer of the winning GlassFrogger Glass hackathon team as he talk about Dart and Google Glass.

Package Updates

A port of Chart.js, including line charts, bar charts and animations
Polymer.dart’s fancy_syntax library has been renamed polymer_expressions, to unify the library across the JavaScript and Dart versions of Polymer. This library allows more advanced Model Driven Views.
Read “ini” files with this pub package.
Bootjack is a port of Twitter Bootstrap to Dart - now updated to Bootstrap 3.0.0
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