The dart team has decided not to pursue trying to get dart in browsers (not even chrome) thus dart is the new GWT (compile to JS) and maybe server side tech.
"Always bet on JS" - Brenden Eich
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But who cares as long as we get stickers, and MSFT makes some pennies to support Windows Phone. Hey Microsoft, don't undermine our industry. You've been burned by patents yourself, don't do that.
OK, just the angular and typescript teams :)
EDIT: summery: AtScript's no more, its features incorporated into TypeScript.
Anyway this is just one bit of the major news RE ng 2.0. It seems the uproar caused by the original 2.0 announcement wasn't unnoticed by the creators. Watch the whole video.
@kettch: I hardly make predictions, but this one was so clear that i couldn't help myself ;)
More from Thurrott (here):
Just a day after Microsoft ham-handedly revealed that it would not provide Windows 10 to its Windows RT-based Surface tablets, the current-generation version, Surface 2, suddenly disappeared from Microsoft's online store. Well, the product can still be seen in the store, but all three models—32 GB, 64 GB, and 64 GB with LTE—are listed as "out of stock." Since it's inconceivable there was a run on these obviously orphaned products, we can only reach one conclusion: it's dead, Jim. And then there's this delicious Microsoft PR quote: "Surface 2 is available at Best Buy. Microsoft doesn't have anything to share beyond that."
Microsoft isn't alone in abandoning stuff - google wave, GWT, google glass (maybe) etc., heck google even boasts its failures - but this is on a different scale. I think Microsoft should have approached this experiment more cautiously.
[BTW: I told you so in an old thread]
To all those who say Microsoft marketing sucks - compared to apple for example - no it doesn't. It managed to sell quite a few Windows RT devices, including one to my brother in law.