Author: Luke Language: text
Description: Just under the wire! Timestamp: 2013-05-13 16:01:48 +0000
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  1. Michael doesn't like CoffeeScript, and I'm not certain I do either; it doesn't seem like a critical abstraction that needs to be made IMO.
  3. However, as I 'level-up' in coding I keep running across all these coders, particularly in OSX-land, who are all about Xcode and using the drag-and-drop UI editors to associate code to widgets, and so on.
  5. For my part, this too 'feels like' another layer of abstraction, but it seems to be the way to go according to a ton of people. Aside from the fact that I just find this approach to creating a UI confusing as hell - and really this is more of a general question about abstraction than anything else - at the end of the day if you're just getting the work done by abstracting certain things away, is generally worrying too much about 'abstraction' as a Thing To Avoid just a stumbling block? How does one determine when to make the trade between abstracting vs. sitting down with gEdit and just making code?
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