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- Subject: Re: RAD: was Orbiter - a personal http app server
- From: Steve Litt <slitt@...>
- Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 04:56:41 -0500
On Tuesday 08 February 2011 01:50:28 steve donovan wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 11:36 PM, Steve Litt <email@example.com>
> > * Lua<-->Lazarus
> Ah, good old Delphi. Those _were_ good days. Apparently the
> executables produced by Lazarus are somewhat enormous.
> > I'll tell you one thing Steve. If I do have to reinvent the wheel, and if
> > you can make a screen designer and a module to retain state between web
> > pages (probably with cookies or a session id), I can do everything else
> You know, I like screen designers but wonder if they're not an
> evolutionary dead end. I like the idea of using the shape of the
> data, plus hints, to automatically lay out forms - 'declarative' GUI
> building. (This may be a cognitive style thing, of course. Many do
> prefer to lay out forms manually.)
Tell us more about declarative GUI building. I'd LOVE to pound out an outline
and then have it converted to a screen.
> Web-style programming (separation of markup, style and functionality)
> has a lot to offer to the traditional desktop GUI development model.
> It allows designers and programmers to collaborate more effectively.
Yeah, everyone but me just LOVES MVC. Me -- every time I see MVC I just keep
asking myself "OK, where do I put this, where do I put that?" If I liked MVC I
would have been a Rails man a long time ago :-)
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