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JAVASCRIPT replaces JAVA as Stamford University Introductory Language!

Java has been dumped by Stamford University as one of their introductory language since the language was believed to be too hard to beginners. The language to replace it was JavaScript since its much simpler than Java. This is another heavy strike at Java after Google's Kotlin announcement. ...read more https://www.neowin.net/news/stanford-university-dumps-java-as-an-introductory-programming-language

19th Jul 2017, 8:04 PM
Nomeh Uchenna Gabriel
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had to be 1) Khan academy recommends js 2) John Resig, inventor of JQuery and inventor of processingjs recommends it 3) Js is very py like 4) Js is pre installed on every computer 5) Js provides instant result 6) Js is easy 7) Js is ever invading the world - even server side 8) Js makes apps from mobile desktop
19th Jul 2017, 8:19 PM
Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer
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One remark is that Kotlin is Jetbrain's language, not Google. Google have created Go language
19th Jul 2017, 9:15 PM
Alex Sweetheart
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I heard that kotlin became official android language
21st Jul 2017, 11:34 AM
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Yep, as I know, they are going to make support of Kotlin in Android Studio
22nd Jul 2017, 8:53 AM
Alex Sweetheart
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