Ajax Library Smackdown: Dojo vs. YUI

NFJS, the Magazine - July 2011

Ajax is everywhere, from the local newspaper to sites that the CEOs surf. Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t rocket science, especially with the right library. Explore the popular YUI and Dojo libraries, and learn how they can simplify typical Ajax techniques and make JavaScript easier to work with. Discover why you should use a library in the first place and how to choose among libraries, and get some specific examples from YUI and Dojo.

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About Nathaniel Schutta

Nathaniel Schutta

Architect as a Service

Nathaniel T. Schutta is a software architect focused on cloud computing and building usable applications. A proponent of polyglot programming, Nate has written multiple books, appeared in various videos and speaks regularly at conferences worldwide, No Fluff Just Stuff symposia, meetups, universities, and user groups. In addition to his day job, Nate is an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota where he teaches students to embrace dynamic languages. In an effort to rid the world of bad presentations, Nate coauthored the book Presentation Patterns with Neal Ford and Matthew McCullough.

NFJS, the Magazine - July 2011

NFJS the Magazine - July 2011

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