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Little Smallscript - A Dialect Of Smalltalk That Compiles Into JavaScript

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Little Smallscript is a dialect of Smalltalk that compiles into JavaScript. Hidden behind the huge Smalltalk Environment, Smalltalk always had a beautiful syntax that is fit for object oriented scripting. Little Smallscript is an attempt to let Smalltalk see the light of day again. 

The golden rule of LittleSmallscript is: "It's just JavaScript". The code compiles one-to-one into the equivalent JS, and there is no interpretation at runtime.  You can use any existing JavaScript library seamlessly from LittleSmallscript (and vice-versa).  The compiled output is readable and pretty-printed, passes through JSHint without warnings, will work in every JavaScript runtime, and tends to run as fast or faster than the equivalent handwritten JavaScript.

Requirements: None
Demo: http:/ / ympbyc. github. com/ LittleSmallscript/
License: MIT License

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