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From Martin Heidegger>
Subject Re: Adobe / Apache / Spoon Flex Tour
Date Sun, 19 Feb 2012 12:59:18 GMT
Hello Oleg (?),

Emotion aside. I think the results count: Scala is fast and works well. 
In some ways faster than Java. [1]
 From my short research I agree that Groovy is out of the game - in 
terms of performance.
But again: It doesn't really matter what language you use: Fast 
applications are written by good
programmers who know their terrain. If a person here wants to develop a 
compiler he should better
use a language he knows well, than one that could be faster. I am giving 
a AS3 compiler a shot ...
lets see how far I get :)



On 19/02/2012 21:34, Left Right wrote:
> Martin,
> My personal problem with languages like Scala or Groovy is that a lot is
> lost in translation. They, pretty much like HaXe had chosen JVM because it
> is popular, no other particular reason. But, if you write in them, you
> create a dependency on dependency to dependency, and that just feels wrong.
> Here's some Groovy example, so you'd get a hint of what I'm talking about:
> Best.
> wvxvw

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