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Essential GWT: Building for the Web with Google Web Toolkit 2 by Federico Kereki

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Chapter 1

1. See www.ibm.com/developerworks/web/library/wa-html5webapp/ for an article of some HTML 5 features already available in current browsers.

2. Google Gears’ development was practically stopped (other than support for currently available versions) by the end of 2009 because of the upcoming HTML 5 features for local storage.

3. It might be said that developing large applications with, say, Flash, isn’t a walk in the park either, for different reasons to be sure, but complicating the programmer’s job in any case.

4. It should be remarked that GWT isn’t the only such compile-to-JavaScript solution; for example, the Python-based Pyjamas project (http://code.google.com/p/pyjamas/) provides Python-toJavaScript translation, and there ...

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