JavaScript not suitable for large web apps, ActionScript saves the day!

Here’s a really interesting and important discussion about JavaScript.

As languages that compile into JavaScript gain popularity (for example, CoffeeScript is the #10 most popular language on GitHub., here’s an argument turned into a manifesto – The Pew Pew Manifesto – by an Adobe employee who claims that JavaScript is the browser’s assembly language, and not suitable for large web apps.

Take a peak at the Pew Pew Manifesto and find out how ActionScript actually saved a JavaScript project! Not only that, but find out why you should learn JavaScript first before taking advantage of any of the libraries available out there (like JQuery) by reading the comments on Hacker News.

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