[Sugar-devel] HTML activities

Daniel Narvaez dwnarvaez at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 10:14:43 EST 2013

On Wednesday, 30 January 2013, Manuel Quiñones wrote:

> 2013/1/29 Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com <javascript:;>>:
> > On 28 January 2013 18:47,  <lionel at olpc-france.org <javascript:;>>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> * Should we be using existing js frameworks like jquery in the toolkit
> ot
> >> limit ourselves to plain javascript.
> >>
> >> There is plenty of JavaScript frameworks. We should allow to use any
> >> framework to avoid losing a part of the JavaScript community.
> >> My current work is based on the Enyo framework but could be adapted
> easily
> >> to jQuery or to pure JavaScript.
> I hope I don't start a frameworks war..
> Being accustomed to Python, I really like CoffeScript.  And is not
> just syntactic sugar, go have a look at Classes and inheritance:
> http://coffeescript.org/#classes
> I think for JS Sugar and Toolkit would be nice to investigate.  As the
> website states, they try to expose the goodness of JS in a simple way.

Heh, I'm so tempted now... I was noticing yesterday how painful it is to
write JS code when you are used to python. Most essential coffee feature is
the lack of semicolon :) But seriously it could make our life easier
and ease the transition from python activities to HTML.

Daniel Narvaez
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