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  • Joel Berger commented on Using WebKit to generate PDF slides

    I agree. The incrementing engine is excellent, plus when you pair it with TikZ you can do almost anything!

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  • James commented on Perl dropped and Go adopted due to concurrency issues in baconbird

    RE: STFL, is just a curses user and Curses has similar problems with blocking. Wouldn't a POE::Wheel::Curses-like workaround of checking if STDIN has data to be read and running $stfl->run(0) if it does, $stfl->run(-1) otherwise, work?

  • moru0011 commented on Why Dart is not the language of the future

    This post is full of wrong assumptions and misunderstandings.

    1. Factory constructors. Construction of objects is more than a design pattern, object construction is a core element of a language. Factory methods are a great improvement over the limited “new” statement. Nothing wrong with introducing this at lang level, as it does not prevent other patterns.
    2. Concurrency model: is actor-alike. This model is also favoured by many in the Java-VM language camp. A big advantage is that Garbage Collection (a big problem for large ente…
  • Malaidas commented on Why Dart is not the language of the future

    I strongly feel you are missing the pint somewhat here.

    the primary use of dart is to bring sanity to scripting web applications, specifically those of moderate to large size and in this it achieves its aims from what I can see. Would I choose it for a desktop application, no, there are a plethora of languages better suited to this. For use in the browser though its a good choice in my opinion. Certainly better than plugins such as Java Applets or Flash etc.

    the main stopping point with creating sensible we applications is JavaScript's stupidities. Which are caused of course…

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