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Null-aware operators and generalized tear-offs in Dart

Yesterday, on June 17, 2015, the 109th Ecma General Assembly approved the ECMA-408 3rd edition - Dart Programming Language Specification.



Main additions to the 3rd edition of the spec are

null-aware operators and generalized tear-offs
Null-aware operators are currently being implemented and tear-offs will follow.

The standard has been published on the Ecma Website.

Dart is now on GitHub

Dart is an open-source programming language, with contributors working on the language, libraries, tools, and packages. To make working with our community even easier, today we are announcing that we've fully settled into our new home on GitHub. We invite you to follow along and contribute at https://github.com/dart-lang.


The Dart SDK now has its own repository, joining the numerous Dart tools and packages already in our GitHub org. We’ve moved all the SDK issues over (keeping the original issue numbers!), and dartbug.com now points to GitHub's issue tracker for the Dart SDK.

Getting the SDK source is easy, and we've documented the contribution workflow. Our development tools are optimized for code reviews on Rietveld, Chromium's code review system, and they make it easy to start a review and cleanly land a patch. For very small patches, contributors can use a standard GitHub pull request.

One of the easiest ways to start contributing to Dart is to work on one of our…