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Comment: An other step in the right direction (Score 0) 46

by Sla$hPot (#48159857) Attached to: Microsoft's JavaScript Engine Gets Two-Tiered Compilation
Looks like the year 2015 will mark the revenge of the web.
With an all-round browser support of asm.js, the road is paved for all kinds of heavy duty apps running in your favorite browser.
Hopefully MS is not just considering asm.js for Chakra

Comment: Good points (Score 0) 795

by Sla$hPot (#47966275) Attached to: How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything

We have plenty of anti-science people, but most of our 'pro-science' people are really pro-magic (and therefore anti-science).

Everybody is afraid of being wrong.
To scientists, being right means everything. It's their livelihood. So no wonder it's such a touchy issue being right (special, different or even more correct).

Comment: Re:Nobody kills Java (Score 0) 371

by Sla$hPot (#47632761) Attached to: Oracle Hasn't Killed Java -- But There's Still Time

Yeah, you do see them used sometimes for banking applications

Thats enough already. Especially because the vast amount of users, plus the constant exploits and security updates
Speaking of Flash. JavaScript can handle web applications much better today than Java applets and Flash

Obviously it's in decline now, but Flash had at least ten- and probably closer to fifteen- years at the top, whereas Java Applets never took off in the first place

Thats true for the web, but Java as a language, has a much larger code base than Flash.

HELP!!!! I'm being held prisoner in /usr/games/lib!