Saturday, January 31, 2015

Why doesn't GWT just export everything automattically

right now GWT will export things if you tell using GWT exporter. In the GWT 3.0 it'll you can use JsInterfaces etcetera which is much better than GWT exporter and built into the compiler. It seems like it'd still be very complicated to build a hybrid app with GWT and JavaScript because you have to tell the compiler what things to export. Why doesn't GWT just export everything automatically? This would be a dramatic simplification. I understand that there might be a small performance cost but I think it'd be worth it. Doesn't regular javaScript code remain accessible when minified? I don't see why GWT shouldn't do the same.

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