React, Flux, GraphQL, Hack, HHVM...? All of this and more!
The work will commence by continuing on the prototype presented by James Laskey at the JVM Language Summit 2017 event in his "Native Script Engine or Go Panama" talk:
The target audience is small initially, so resources are limited and the project will only target Linux and macOS (AKA Mac OS X) operating systems. The initial team consists of five members from the Nashorn team:
The project is currently only a proposal on the OpenJDK mailing list, but will move forward if the vote goes through.
Regardless or not if the project forges ahead - Detroit is a prime example of how the software ecosystems have merged in the recent decade. Just consider the transpilation of PHP code to .NET compatible C#. That would have been unimaginable some years ago.Tweet