I just came across this site: Brython

The idea is to replace javascript with Python inside the browser. I really like the idea, and hope it can take off! We have all heard the design flaw of javascript and were told have to live with it. Maybe we don't have to!

TypeScript: JavaScript Improved!

 Microsoft just annoced a new language called TypeScript, which is very promosing. 

TypeScript added static typing so the IDE and other tools can provide automatic code completion, together with a lot of other tricks. 

If you are cruious, just follow the link to the Online Playground. I like that it shows the compiled JavaScript in the other side, it helps me understand more of javascript as well. 

Here is a great video for the introduction: