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Re^2: Performance, Abstraction and HOP

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 02, 2005 at 15:46 UTC ( #488689=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Performance, Abstraction and HOP
in thread Performance, Abstraction and HOP

If Perl's function calls are slow, the right response is to try to fix the implementation, not to try to avoid function calls.
Or, if you can try the hybrid approach, and eat your cake as well as have it...
But, if you study programming languages, you discover that although there is a problem, through a small number of correctness-preserving transformations, this problem can be averted. And by being aware of the problem, you can better appreciate the merits of languages that manage to avoid it.

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Re^3: Performance, Abstraction and HOP
by Anonymous Monk on Sep 02, 2005 at 18:49 UTC

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[Corion]: Two-way data binding means that if you change something in a text box, the corresponding variable in your Javascript gets updated immediately as well, and if you then change the variable, the corresponding text box also gets updated
[Corion]: That is a horrible approach that was also taken by Access, but if you have hooks that prevent automatic saving to the database, it is incredibly handy

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