If you're a GWT user, try to guess what is going on in this screen shot.
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- It works with Closure Compiler generated source too. It is amazing what information allows you too do. :-) In this case source level debugging, code size contribution analysis, and stack trace deobfuscation. I'd love to hear other ideas that people have that are enabled by source mapsOct 29, 2011
- This is music to my ears, great job!!!!.Nov 25, 2011
- I think your dataset sampling is a bit small to conclude that 'all' are moving to dart.
- There's a big difference between a closed source proprietary technology like VB and GWT. GWT can't really die as long as people continue to use it, anymore than Perl, Python, Ruby, or PHP, or even libraries like jQuery, can die without some company funding them. On the other hand, if MS drops support for something, and there's no open source, that's it, the product is dead.
If Google ever abandons GWT (which they are not), the fact that it is an open source project means that anyone can fork it and continue to improve it as long as it is useful to them.
This has nothing to do with being screwed for profits. Google doesn't make money off of GWT and never did. It was an open source gift to the community that people were free to use and improve. GWT Designer, for example, use to be a commercial product from Instantiations. Google acquired this company for a large sum of money, turned around and gave the product away for free, with source code. In fact, it donated a big chunk of Instantiation's former products to the Eclipse Foundation.
I really don't understand how building your own framework from scratch changes the equation. If Google, for example, were to completely abandon GWT, it's still open source, so you can take it and modify it as you wish. Writing your own compiler and framework from scratch will take more work, rather than just forking GWT and starting off with a mature base.
We obviously don't encourage forks, and would rather merge improvements back into GWT proper, but the threat of a fork is always there if we don't serve the community well enough.Jan 21, 2012
- Direct debugging in Chrome is an Awesome idea, This would make life so much easier.
I know it's been close to 4 months since you posted the original screen shot... Really anxious to know about how this tool is being progressing.. I would love to give it a try when it comes out in a release.Feb 15, 2012
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