> Tyler Larson <tallty...@gmail.com> Oct 23 10:26AM -0400
> Tomorrow Mary Rosa Cook will be showing us a programming language for
> From Mary ...
> "A child starts learning to read and write at age 5. Why canít they
> start learning to program then, too?
> I am making Isla, a first programming language for children.
> Iíll describe how I implemented the Isla compiler. Iíll describe the
> design of the Isla grammar. Why is there no punctuation? Why are
> expressions like sentences? How did I enable assignments, list manipulation
> and function calls in baby talk?"
> Oct 31 No meeting - Halloween
> Nov 7 Oscar Trelles will talk about business!
> Nov 14th Lisa Larson-Kelly on state of the dis-union
> Nov 21st No meeting - Thanksgiving
> Nov 28th Colin and others on Starling
> Dec 5th open
> Dec 12th open
> Dec 19th Holiday Party
> Then we break until January 9th.
> Mobile Apps <mobile.apps....@gmail.com> Oct 23 08:39AM -0400
> No thoughts?
> Tyler Larson <tallty...@gmail.com> Oct 23 09:38AM -0400
> but this project ( http://addyosmani.github.com/todomvc/ ) does
> something better than offer opinions on what is better. It try to recreate
> the exact same project over again in each framework and you can choose what
> style you like better.
> For the other question, I've never needed to do that but I found a few
> things by googleing,
> But don't fool yourself none of these are going to be as good as if
> you wrote custom code for each platform.
> If your app doesn't need that and it is all very custom then you might
> be better off with something like Haxe.
> is more work, you have to work on performance a lot, you have to think
> about things differently to get things working as they should and any auto
> conversion isn't going to give you that.
> The best thing you can do will be the hardest, every app doesn't have
> to be the best but auto conversion likely isn't going to get you what you
> want, the Haxe route might be the closest to that. Otherwise I might try to
> convince you to keep your app in ActionScript.
> Thaylin Burns <thayli...@gmail.com> Oct 23 10:19AM -0400
> Right, converting from something like actionscript to Java for android
> you're going to possibly run into all sorts of issues with memory
> management and things that could be done better in Java rather than how
> they get ported out. The conversion is only as good as the person that
> wrote the converter. On the other hand, it's fairly easy (depending on
> size of the project) to go through the code in AS3 and rewrite it for
> in Android. Although that would really depend on the platform version
> would like it to work in. Anything after Honeycomb(3.0) has a much
> structure for animations which is quite similar to AS3 since I believe
> guy that went onto that project use to work for adobe (don't quote me
> "Common sense is a sense that common man does not seem to have." -me
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