On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 10:59 PM, Peter Bacon Darwin
> By the way in your fiddle Thomas you put that you are delaying for 100ms to
> allow the scope change to come into affect. This is not how angular works.
> There is no other thread that will kick in and notice the scope change if
> you just wait for a bit. What is actually happening is that by calling
I guess he meant that if you do not use $defer for alert, you will see
the old value on the screen while the alert is visible, and it will
update the screen only after you closed the alert box.