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Why don’t more people use Google Web Toolkit for web development as opposed to scripting alternatives like JavaScript?

My answer to Why don’t more people use Google Web Toolkit for web development as opposed to scripting alternatives like JavaScript? on Quora

I’m morally opposed to GWT, because I don’t believe in building sites or applications that are entirely dependent on JavaScript to function. As someone who took the time to learn JavaScript, I’m also not at all convinced that Java is a more productive language.

This is Why don’t more people use Google Web Toolkit for web development as opposed to scripting alternatives like JavaScript? by Simon Willison, posted on 12th October 2010.

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