DukeScript brings Java to HTML5, JavaScript

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DukeScript, its name derived from Duke, the Java mascot, gives Java developers a way to build HTML5 and JavaScript applications within the comfort of the Java language.

Released earlier this month, DukeScript 1.0 is a framework for developing cross-platform mobile, desktop, and Web applications. These are Java applications that internally use HTML5 technologies and JavaScript for rendering.

“The technology is client-side technology,” DukeScript inventor Jaroslav Tulach, a NetBeans platform architect at Oracle, said this week at the JavaOne conference in San Francisco, which has a multitude of JavaScript sessions this year.

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