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Dart: Scalable Application Development by Ivo Balbaert, Sergey Akopkokhyants, Davy Mitchell

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Chapter 1. Starting the Text Editor

 

The rung of a ladder was never meant to rest upon, but only to hold a man's foot long enough to enable him to put the other somewhat higher.

 
 --Thomas Huxley

Defining Dart

Dart is a language and platform for modern web applications that can run both in the web browser and on the server. The Dart language, tools, and API allow innovative, productive, enlightened, and talented developers (that's you!) to write scalable web applications that make the best of the modern Web.

With Dart, you can take a leap forward in web development and tooling. It is a clean, modern, yet familiar language syntax that runs on a platform created by the world's leading virtual machine experts.

Dart is run as an open source project with ...

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