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[nycphp-talk] jQuery (Was: PHP hosting and standard tool-chain for newbie?)

Kenneth Downs ken at secdat.com
Fri Apr 24 21:03:51 EDT 2009


David Mintz wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Chris Snyder <chsnyder at gmail.com> wrote:
>
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>> On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 4:52 PM, Kenneth Downs <ken at secdat.com> wrote:
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>>> The Protype vs JQuery debate strikes me as religious. Both are class
>>>       
>> acts,
>>     
>>> take your pick.
>>>
>>>
>>> Why stop there, let's drag extjs into the picture :)
>>>       
>> Or MochiKit, which has been making JavaScript suck less since 2005.
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> Oh -- Javascript is inherently suckish! Now I understand why it gives me
> trouble sometimes. I still don't understand how the hell to write class
> definitions. Seems there's more than one way and they're all odd.
>   

Javascript gave me fits until I dug through some of the younger tikes' 
code, and ended up writing this blog entry on "Javascript as a foreign 
language":

http://database-programmer.blogspot.com/2008/08/javascript-as-foreign-language.html

> But that's ok, don't even try to teach me. Lest we digress from the
> digression.
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