Monthly Archives: February 2012

Nearing the end of 2009 I switched jobs to a new location, where I was tasked with building a new web application. The weapons of choice was Google’s, very new to the time, GWT 2.0.

This was my first exposure to Google’s Java-Compiled-JavaScript, and I was hesitant.

Google Web Toolkit (GWT/ˈɡwɪt/) is an open source set of tools that allows web developers to create and maintain complex JavaScript front-end applications in Java.

GWT emphasizes reusable, efficient solutions to recurring Ajax challenges, namely asynchronous remote procedure calls, history management, bookmarkinginternationalization and cross-browser portability.

Wikipedia – GWT

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