[KyOSS Discuss] Announcing Scala.js v0.1 - code in Scala and run in Scala and JavaScript

alan blount alan at zeroasterisk.com
Fri Nov 29 20:47:40 EST 2013


That is really interesting. Any chance anyone of you want to do a
demonstration? Perhaps starting with what next scala more awesome than
writing straight JavaScript?

(if that sounds snarky, or whatever... It wasn't. I am genuinely interested
good things about scala)

On Friday, November 29, 2013, Deven Phillips wrote:

> *Announcing Scala.js v0.1*
> http://feedly.com/k/1fQmwVW
>
> We’re excited to announce the first release of Scala.js<http://www.scala-js.org/>,
> v0.1! Scala.js was introduced during the 4th Scala Days in June 2013, and
> has now reached relative stability. While we don’t yet feel that Scala.js
> is production-ready, we think that it nonetheless deserves its first
> non-snapshot release.
>
> Scala.js is a compiler from Scala to JavaScript. It allows you to write
> your entire web application in Scala and simply compile to JavaScript!
>
> *Get started!*
>
> All information on how to get started with Scala.js is available on the
> Website <http://www.scala-js.org/>. Documentation, a mailing list,
> third-party libraries and tools, are all available.
>
> *Outstanding features*
>
> Support all of Scala (including macros!), modulo a few semantic
> differences <http://www.scala-js.org/doc/semantics.html>Very good interoperability
> with JavaScript code<http://www.scala-js.org/doc/js-interoperability.html>.
> For example, use jQuery and HTML5 from your Scala.js code, either in a
> typed or untyped way. Or create Scala.js objects and call their methods
> from JavaScript.Integrated with sbt <http://www.scala-sbt.org/>(including support for dependency management and incremental
> compilation)Can be used with your favorite IDE for ScalaGenerates Source
> Maps <http://www.html5rocks.com/en/tutorials/developertools/sourcemaps/>for a smooth debugging experience (step through your Scala code from within
> your browser supporting source maps)Integrates Google Closure Compiler<https://developers.google.com/closure/compiler/>for producing minimal code for production.
>
> *Known issues*
>
> You may consult (and report) issues on GitHub<https://github.com/scala-js/scala-js/issues>
> .
>
> shared via http://feedly.com
>


-- 
Thanks,
-alan
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