Archive for the ‘javascript’ Category

December 6, 2007

Excerpt: Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs and Libraries

by Jonathan Snook (in Articles)

The abundance of JavaScript libraries available to developers can

be both a blessing and a curse: it’s great to have variety, but

how do you know which one to choose for which purpose? The

venerable Jonathan Snook makes it look easy with an excerpt from

his upcoming book, Accelerated DOM Scripting with Ajax, APIs and

Libraries.

http://www.digital-web.com/articles/dom_scripting_and_libraries/

 

jQuery Crash Course

by Nathan Smith (in Articles)

When it comes to the thorny subject of JavaScript libraries,

picking the right one for you can be a difficult decision. File

size or features, animations or AJAX, global namespace pollution

or… whatever the opposite of that is. Digital Web columnist

Nathan Smith thinks he’s found his ideal partner in jQuery, and

takes to the sky to prove it.

http://www.digital-web.com/articles/jquery_crash_course/

 

December 6, 2007

Come across a Javascript library recommend by Lachlan Hunt (front end guru, participating in W3 working groups as an invited member), here is his blog:  http://lachy.id.au/log/  He has his own library but mentioned that he would probably stop updating his own library in favour of this one: http://dean.edwards.name/weblog/2007/03/yet-another/