[FoRK] Top general purpose languages: Practical choices for app logic / presentation & web / server apps

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue Jan 18 16:18:44 PST 2011

On 1/18/11 3:24 PM, Lorin Rivers wrote:
> On Jan 18, 2011, at 17:13 , Stephen Williams wrote:
>> I need a complete Javascript / framework curriculum for myself and others that avoids the weeds as much as possible.
>> At the same time, I need a framework, preferably one that is canvas savvy, that I can modify and/or learn from to build a new framework to implement some new paradigms.  After the desktop app is out.
> Take a look at Protovis, it's also The Bomb
Nice!  Perfect for diagrams and some interaction.  Not sure yet whether it is or can be as fast as Processing/Java or Flash, but 
more broad and nice for mostly static displays.  The Google Maps integration is awesome.

I will definitely use it for some things.


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