Thursday, February 25, 2016

Re: GWT vs AngularJS

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 4:58:36 PM UTC+1, Adolfo Rodriguez wrote:
In my opinion, the main problem of GWT is that you are irrelevant for crawlers, and this is a serious commercial drawback, despite I love GWT

Isn't that the case for any webpage generated entirely through JavaScript? (whether that JS has been hand-written, generated from Java code through GWT, or from CoffeeScript, TypeScript, Scala, Closure, you name it)
(and specifically, this applies to AngularJS too, as we're in a "GWT vs AngularJS" thread)
If GWT would be able to generate the plain HTML it would beat any pure JS library

Something like ? (which I don't think is limited to applications using GWTP btw)
See also (independent from the client-side technology, whether GWT, AngularJS, etc.)

But as Vassilis said, Google and Bing execute JS (to some extent) so at least there you're covered without additional work. Things are likely to be different with Baidu and DuckDuckGo (to name a few)

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