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JavaScript (not to be confused with Java) is a high-level, dynamic, multi-paradigm, weakly-typed language used for both client-side and server-side scripting. Use this tag for questions regarding common implementations of ECMAScript, JavaScript, JScript, etc. JS does not typically refer to its ECMA-cousin, ActionScript.

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We have a somewhat large JavaScript codebase and about a month ago we desided to give CoffeeScript a try. One of our developers started with migrating one of our modules from JS to CS using http … ://js2coffee.org/. This tool was rather handy and it took about two or three hours to port a 1000-something lines of JavaScript. Some observations we've noticed at that point: The resulting CoffeeScript …
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hard to mix manually written JavaScript with GWT as your client code becomes more and more sophisticated. GWT has native methods but those are quite limited in terms of possible applicability. That's … the case - JQuery and YUI are as fast if not faster. And it's much easier to profile and optimize your pages when they are assembled manually so you have a full control over CSS, markup and JavaScript
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The choice whether to include padding and border into the width or not was arbitrary. The only thing where it mattered was building multi-column layouts. However, you should pay into account the fact …