Agreed. I know there are those that love JS. More power to them. There are people that love Obj-C too. I don't get it, but hey, whatever floats your boat.
Personally, JS to me is just a necessary evil of the web. I can mostly avoid it myself because when I do web development, I let .Net do the heavy lifting. But really, I hate JS with a firey passion. I'm sorry, I just don't like it at all. Give me C# or Java or some other mature object oriented language and I'll be happy. JS? Meh.
But that's why I like your common runtime idea. Develop in whatever language you love, it wouldn't matter. That's part of what is so brilliant about .Net.
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