Microsoft compares Volta and Google's GWT

Is Microsoft’s “cloud programming” toolset Volta — which Microsoft released in early preview form this week — a “me-too” response to Google’s Google Web Toolkit (GWT)? I’ve seen that argument from fellow ZDNet blogger Ed Burnette and others around the Web. I asked Microsoft Volta Architect Erik Meijer to explain, from his perspective, the similarities […]

Is Microsoft’s “cloud programming” toolset Volta — which Microsoft released in early preview form this week — a “me-too” response to Google’s Google Web Toolkit (GWT)? I’ve seen that argument from fellow ZDNet blogger Ed Burnette and others around the Web.

I asked Microsoft Volta Architect Erik Meijer to explain, from his perspective, the similarities and differences between the two rivals’ offerings. Here’s Meijer’s take (which I edited by cutting out the code samples which Meijer provided)[...]

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Microsoft, Volta, Google, GWT, Cloud Computing