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Can we get a link to the tweet? I wanna read the original tweet he replied to.
Voxera5403130dWell Office 365 has both an online and an offline version and the online one is already js (or something that compiles to js like typescript)
And visual studio code is written in typescript.
So to converge the offline and online versions to one code base seems logical and then js it is ;)
So probably some parts is true at least.
Modern js engines are fast enough and if you use typescript or some other language that crosscompiles its probably not so different.
And another benefit would be that this new offline version would also run under mac or linux without much changes :)
Isn't the point of teaching something like JS or Python first to teach the basics and to introduce people to programming? That's how I always understood it.
DerpyProgrammer25130dBut then how can I be monitored by Microsoft?
@Wozza365 well I mean, wouldn't it make sense to start from scratch? I never had a single programming class until I got to university. The only knowledge I had came from a few days of me trying to teach myself JS and failing miserably.
For the very first class, shouldn't you start with something easyish and teach basics. Then advance?
(My University taught Python in the first class. Next class is Python and some Java mixed in)
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