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Comment: Angular (Score 2) 104

by cablepokerface (#47385345) Attached to: Famo.us: Do We Really Need Another JavaScript Framework?
Nope, not after AngularJs you don't. Not another framework needed. After huge loads of jquery before I ever knew what a client-side architecture was, and then knockout and backbone. I found my home with Angular. I know that will be developed and fine-grained further by both professionals AND the community.

And it already kicks ass. Pretty sweet...

Comment: Like swimming (Score 1) 293

by cablepokerface (#47244883) Attached to: Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
I believe two things should be just as important as swimming lessons for kids: coding and judo. Judo because it challenges them physically, improves their confidence and helps them recognize conflicts. Coding because it helps their creativity and computer literacy. In a perfect world, everyone eventually learns how to automate their tasks (or at least to some degree). My two cents though.

Comment: Re:My condolences... and some other thoughts (Score 2) 552

If you don't mind telling, what is her prognosis for recovery?

It's downright crap, to be honest. The doctors say that any brain stem function disabled by pressure to the brain should return after the crucial first 48 hours. Those passed. Now they say we're looking at months, possibly years, if ever....

Where there's a will, there's an Inheritance Tax.

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