I have some things is like to do with a little web toy that requires some amount of dynamic interaction with the elements on the page.
I know of brython, which is an attempt to bring Python to client side, but forcing the user to cache (most) of the python stdlib seems counter productive...
@CyReVolt realistically, i know that for what I need I can develop something thats self contained. I know I wont need to bring in the bloat that generally comes with JS packages and frameworks. And that there is my definition of evil, there is no reason i should need to load umpteen amounts of code and potential tracking just to have a simple dynamic effect.
I'd like to give my love to a project thats attempting to replace JS as the defacto dynamic language wholesale if I could.
@EclecticEclipse Ok so if you want to avoid building on top of existing libraries, you can just use the low-level APIs of the browsers to access the DOM. Mozilla's MDN has good docs on that. The caveats are compatibility across browsers and complexity.
@CyReVolt hmmm... I know im not interested in forking things, as i just want to build a shitty little web toy.
Perhaps working with low level stuff and sticking to JS (which i also just dont like the syntax of) is the way to go. Blargh, not really ideal in my eyes.
If only there was another option...
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