Re: [Lift] superficial first impressions from a rails junkie

2010-03-05 Thread Warren Henning
tl;dr Want a cookie for your efforts? If you don't like Lift, don't use it. Problem solved. Hooray, turkey for everyone! -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups Lift group. To post to this group, send email to To unsubscribe from

[Lift] Looks like a startup, udorse, is using Lift

2009-10-11 Thread Warren Henning udorse is apparently hiring Scala/Lift people. Since one opening states Experience with Scala and the Lift framework strongly preferred, I would think either they're using Lift or they plan to in the near future. (I am not affiliated with udorse in any way, just

[Lift] Re: Direct To Web

2009-09-18 Thread Warren Henning It sounds like Rails' scaffolding'/Django's admin module but with some kind of rule-based system added. On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 9:27 AM, Timothy Perrett wrote: Daniel, Can you describe direct to web for those of us

[Lift] Re: Welcome Indrajit Raychaudhuri to the Lift Committers

2009-09-18 Thread Warren Henning
Grats! On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 5:00 PM, David Pollak wrote: Folks, Please join me in welcoming Indrajit Raychaudhuri to the Lift committers. Indrajit has been very visible on the Lift list of late, offering lots of good solutions to people's questions.  He's

[Lift] Re: Fwd: New basketball court(s) near you: 'Mosswood Park'...

2009-05-14 Thread Warren Henning
Very nice. The web is built off websites that do one thing well. Why do people have to register to search by zip code? Warren On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 8:40 AM, David Pollak wrote: Folks, Just a reminder about a Lift powered site. Thanks, David

[Lift] Re: Feedback on screen cast, please

2009-04-24 Thread Warren Henning
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 8:50 AM, David Pollak wrote: I'd like to get some critical feedback on it so I can improve it. I'm short on criticism - this was really cool. You might want to comment on how much compile time there is when you're rapidly updating a Lift

[Lift] Re: Lift and Bespin... a new way to develop web apps...

2009-04-21 Thread Warren Henning
On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 4:07 PM, David Pollak wrote: and then collaborate with another developer on expanding the chat application while chatting with the other developer in the already running chat application. That would be so god damn awesome. Is Bespin

[Lift] Re: Rails - Lift

2009-04-09 Thread Warren Henning
You're proposing to scrap working code? Isn't that trying to fix something that isn't broken? Warren On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 8:58 PM, Charles F. Munat wrote: I'm writing a proposal for a presentation on moving from Rails to Lift.

[Lift] Re: What a difference a CPU makes

2009-03-25 Thread Warren Henning
I've wanted to try a solid-state disk for a while. All but the cheapest systems you can buy these days are Core 2 Duo with 2+ GB of decently fast RAM (i.e. you can get a decent dual-core laptop with 2 GB of RAM that will run Ubuntu like a champ for ~$500). It seems like the real way to boost

[Lift] Re: Lift application: run an debug with IntelliJ IDEA plugin

2009-03-25 Thread Warren Henning
Very cool. And it looks like a new version of the Scala plugin for IDEA was released today as well. Huzzah! On Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Ilya Sergey wrote: I happy to announce, that last version of Scala plugin IntelliJ IDEA (

[Lift] Re: [ANN] Beginning Scala by David Pollak (published by APress)

2009-01-21 Thread Warren Henning
Outstanding. Please make followup post(s) when there's something we can give you/Apress money for. Warren On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:15 AM, David Pollak wrote: I'm writing Beginning Scala for APress. It should be out by JavaOne.

[Lift] Re: 2.7.3-RC2 looks good to me

2009-01-13 Thread Warren Henning
Hooray. Bugs that essentially cripple Lift are bad. Um. Slightly OT: when is the Scala release cycle so slow? They need to stop working on the core language and focus on the stuff they've been neglecting: standard library docs and IDE plugins. Scala is lightyears ahead of just about every other

[Lift] Re: Swampland

2009-01-09 Thread Warren Henning
On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 4:38 PM, David Pollak wrote: It's licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License I'm licensing it under a GPL license because I want to make sure that anyone who uses it and updates it contributes code back to the project. Wow, I'm

[Lift] Re: [ANN] Scala and Lift presentations at the Silicon Valley Code Camp

2008-11-08 Thread Warren Henning
On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 3:33 PM, David Pollak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I will also be doing an intermediate presentation on Lift. This presentation will be a live coding example where I'll build a real time chat app. Will there be video of this available afterwards? Warren

[Lift] Re: Scala+Lift Philosophical Question

2008-10-23 Thread Warren Henning
On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 2:43 PM, David Pollak [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The folks at Twitter love Scala and say so publicly. Off-topic: are you at liberty to discuss the extent of Scala usage at Twitter? What, if anything, can you tell us? Did they replace Rails with Scala/Lift?! :D Warren

[Lift] Re: Scala+Lift Philosophical Question

2008-10-22 Thread Warren Henning
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 5:50 PM, efleming969 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: but it seems high risk for my client to have an application built with newer and practically unknown technologies like these. I'm kind of a Lift outsider but this isn't all that Lift-specific in my view, it's a more general