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I am an experienced Flex/AS3 developer and, quite embarassingly, had never coded JS in my life except for a flashy autocomplete form back in 1998. I had hopes for learning JS when Google's closure tools came out, but I still remained suspicious of HTML5 as hype. I can start being less suspicious thanks to this project. Namely: unless it's in python, it's greek to me. The declarative python aspect is like Flex MXML except it actually doesn't suck. As a side note - thanks also to Adobe for messing up everything related to Flex, failing to optimize the Flash runtime for over two years, doing a piss-poor job of now half-open sourcing their Flex package to Apache, etc. etc. to completely and 100% remove any interest I have whatsoever in going back to Flex land now that I have this.
I like it a lot, coding java web stuff in Python is definitely awesome. This has lots of future possibilities, cool stuff when you can find the right pieces and enough documentation to assemble a working something in a timely fashion. Although, I am not completely fond of developing by examples, the little projects parts I have used it for so far are great. For it's future: Good documentation is a must for this to succeed, a few basic examples of how it can be used syntactically is "icing on the cake".
This is powerful stuff, although as others have said, you'll learn more from the included examples than from the documentation. Please join and add your efforts to this fast-growing project.
Looks cool but I just don't trust it. Just running through the examples I found a major compiler bug...that was very difficult to debug, given the way pyjs is setup. For now, it seems a great project while it works, but a nightmare if something goes wrong. I have high hopes for it though; once it gets some more dev and a lot more publicity, it will be amazing.