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Gunslingor

08/08/2019, 7:05 PM
Okay so... I'm developing with Angular CLI now on my web front end, but my backend uses SpringBoot with Kotlin.... seems so incredibly silly to write one part of the app in kotlin and the other part in typescript... is there ever going to be a Kotlin based Angular CLI or is Typescript going to maintain it's monopoly on that platform?
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Shawn

08/08/2019, 7:07 PM
seems so incredibly silly to write one part of the app in kotlin and the other part in typescript
you mean, like, how people have been developing for decades?
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Gunslingor

08/08/2019, 7:08 PM
I mean... sure... some programmers do that without heart burn, but suspect very few software engineers would accept this as okay.
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Shawn

08/08/2019, 7:10 PM
I.. what? the vast majority of web applications today uses disparate languages for frontend and backend
slack itself is PHP on the backend and JS (or maybe even TS) on the client side for web and desktop
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josephivie

08/08/2019, 7:12 PM
It would definitely be nice to use the same language for everything, but yeah, it's not normal. I'd be surprised if there wasn't an easy full-stack development set that used all Kotlin within a few years though.
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Gunslingor

08/08/2019, 7:14 PM
Good to know shawn, I agree that's the way it is right now, not necessarily the way it should be... I mean, the vast majority of applications on the web have massive security breaches... obviously doing something wrong... building a skyscraper is just as complicated as building software, but they aren't collapsing every other day, lol. I mean jeez man... they both compile to JS... why should there be two, practically identical languages, for compiling real code to a scripting language... just seems crazy, doubling the points of failure, doubling the points of trust your putting into two different companies... but I know I'm just griping now 😃.
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Robert Jaros

08/08/2019, 7:32 PM
No need to wait few years 🙂 KVision allows easy fullstack kotlin development right now.
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Gunslingor

08/08/2019, 7:35 PM
interesting... Yeah I need a server frontend and backend, then iOS and android apps... maybe I'll check it out more.
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corneil

08/08/2019, 8:05 PM
Considering there are kotlin wrappers for react we may not have to wait too long. https://github.com/JetBrains/kotlin-wrappers
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louiscad

08/08/2019, 8:32 PM
FYI, TypeScript and Kotlin interop are being worked on with Dukat by JetBrains.
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Gunslingor

08/08/2019, 8:34 PM
Wow cool, so many tools it makes my brain hurt...lol, will check it out
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