Entries published on July 17, 2006

1 entry published on this date. See also: all entries published in July 2006, latest entries.

Helpers, scaffolding, tradeoffs and other stuff

In one of the very, very few coherent things I’ve seen him say in comments posted here and elsewhere, one Lucas Carlson brought up the other perceived advantage of JavaScript helpers: they save time:

Sure it is possible to add javascript helper functions to Django, and yes that would speed up initial development times and reduce bugs since Python is usually more terse than JS… even for expert JS programmers.

I’m going to ignore the “fewer bugs” argument because it seems to me that writing code in one language ...

Entry published July 17, 2006. Read full entry.