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.
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  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.
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  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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