[Sugar-devel] HTML activities

Gary Martin garycmartin at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 30 12:50:23 EST 2013

Hi Daniel,

On 30 Jan 2013, at 15:14, Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wednesday, 30 January 2013, Manuel Quiñones wrote:
> 2013/1/29 Daniel Narvaez <dwnarvaez at gmail.com>:
> > On 28 January 2013 18:47,  <lionel at olpc-france.org> 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.

Sorry for the aside to another tec, but any here played with brython much (browser python), it allows Python to be used as the browsers scripting language (basically anywhere you'd use javascript):


Works in Browse on the XO's just fine :)


> 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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