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Re: Vala/Go


I think there should be a tutorial for writing an Elementary HID compliant app in all popular languages,  Java, Python, C++, Go, Objective C and Ruby at least. 

Craig <weberc2@xxxxxxxxx> skrev:

>@Chris, Syntactically, I think Vala is a great language. I'm dying to use
>it, in fact! However, until I can get over the nasty project-management
>hump, I'm afraid I'm out of the loop. And don't think project management
>features are useful only to building and distribution. How can an IDE know
>which symbols are available outside of the current file (for purposes such
>as code verification, autocompletion, etc) without knowing something about
>what files are available to the project? Decent project management features
>are an important aspect of a language (for all kinds of purposes), and when
>they are missing, non-standard, or overly complex; it makes the language
>@Sergey, I'm not confusing the two. As I mentioned in my response to Chris,
>the two issues are linked--it's impractical to develop an application
>without a simple, automatic project metadata management tool and Vala
>doesn't seem to have one (I can't find _any_ information about bake online).
>To address your last paragraph, I don't know what the crux of the issue is
>(nor what the best solution is), but useful programs haven't been single
>files for decades; it's archaic to treat the project management concerns of
>development as an afterthought when developing languages. Like you said,
>why expose the developer to that unnecessary complexity? I have yet to find
>a better paradigm than Go's for mitigating that concern.
>On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 9:07 AM, Ryan Macnish <nisshh.ubuntu@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> Go is brilliant, it has the best parts of c and the best parts of modern
>> languages built in.
>> On Apr 8, 2013 9:22 PM, "Craig" <weberc2@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Happy Monday everyone,
>>> I wrote a brief comparison of Vala and Go (golang) that might be of
>>> interest to some of you. Feel free to add your thoughts in the comments.
>>> http://craigmatthewweber.com/2013/04/06/vala-or-go/
>>> Enjoy,
>>> Craig
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