My head just exploded. Twice. ngocdaothanh wrote: > Because Lift's ad is so good.
*boom* For example: > > "Lift is the only new framework in the last four years to offer fresh > and innovative approaches to web development. It's not just some > incremental improvements over the status quo, it redefines the state > of the art. If you are a web developer, you should learn Lift. Even if > you don't wind up using it everyday, it will change the way you > approach web applications." > > Lift can't be used without Scala. Is there a plan to implement Lift in > Clojure, for example? :D *BOOM* > > > On Oct 22, 3:47 pm, TylerWeir <tyler.w...@gmail.com> wrote: >> On Oct 22, 2:02 am, ngocdaothanh <ngocdaoth...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >>> jlist9, >>> This is a Lift group, but I have to say I feel the same about Scala. >>> I had to ask for advice >>> here:http://groups.google.com/group/liftweb/browse_thread/thread/a588f997a... >>> Scala may help me to get my work done for the day. But I don't feel >>> happy with Scala. Scala makes me feel I'm a slave all the day to >>> machines (or Scala itself!). >> If it makes you feel like a slave, why are you using Scala at all >> then? >> >> >> >>> On Oct 22, 2:13 pm, jlist9 <jli...@gmail.com> wrote: >>>> override def validations = validPriority _ :: super.validations >>>> This is a more of a comment about Scala than one about Lift - this does >>>> look cryptic to me. And this is just one of the simpler syntax that >>>> confuses >>>> people, who are new to the language. And I'm one of them. >>>> I understand that you don't have to learn all the tricks/syntax to start >>>> coding in Scala but you do have to understand it when you read >>>> source code of libraries written by someone with much more advanced >>>> language skills. >>>> In David's book he says "After more than two years of coding Scala, ... >>>> My brain has finally stopped hurting." This sounds like a very high >>>> barrier to entry. >>>> I'm just wondering why Scala has to be so complicated. I'm sure a lot >>>> of things in Scala have their reasons but at the mean time I also >>>> suspect that many of the odd things are there to reduce >>>> typing, which is advertised as one of the advantages of this language - >>>> conciseness. (I could be very wrong due to my lack of understanding.) >>>> If the latter is true, I feel that I'd rather type a little more to make >>>> the >>>> code easier to read. >>>> Just feeling a little frustrated learning Scala. I think it's much >>>> easier learning >>>> Java. Not much surprise. Not sure if anyone shares my experience >>>> (and opinion, if there is one.) >>>> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 3:56 PM, Randinn <rand...@gmail.com> wrote: >>>>> http://localhost3000.de/2009/10/a-quick-glance-at-lift/ >>>>> The site above is a blog post from a Rails developer, he had some good >>>>> and bad things to say about Lift and since I do not know enough to >>>>> debate with him I thought I'd post it here. > > > > --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Lift" group. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com To unsubscribe from this group, send email to liftweb+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/liftweb?hl=en -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---