[plt-scheme] ajax and plt

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Thu Jul 2 21:03:25 EDT 2009

On Jul  2, Dave Gurnell wrote:
> [...]
> To my knowledge, neither of these libraries compile actual Scheme into  
> Javascript, but they both have a parenthetic syntax for writing  
> Javascript code. So, for example, in Mirrors you can do stuff like this:
>      (js (alert ,(string-append "Hello " "world"))
> I use Mirrors with jQuery quite a lot;
>      (js (!dot ($ "#mybutton")
>                (click (function () (alert "Hi")))))

I'm curious -- is there any advantage for this over something like:

 (let ([msg "Hello world"])

(Random example, since using `string-append' is even more boring in
this style.)

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