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Learning Dart by Ivo Balbaert, Dzenan Ridjanovic

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Chapter 1. Dart – A Modern Web Programming Language

In this chapter we will investigate:

  • What Dart is all about
  • Why it is a major step forward in the web programming language arena

We will get started with the Dart platform and have a look at its tools. Soon enough we will be programming and taking a dive in a simple functional todo list program, so that you realize how familiar it all is.

What is Dart?

Dart is a new general and open source programming language with a vibrant community developed by Google Inc. and its official website is https://www.dartlang.org. It was first announced as a public preview on October 10, 2011. Dart v1.0, the first production release, came out on November 14, 2013, guaranteeing a stable platform upon which production-ready ...

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