spadkins at gmail.com
Wed Dec 21 03:02:50 CET 2005
Consider the Dojo Toolkit.
It has an active community, and it is developing UI widgets like crazy.
Rather than the Scriptaculous/Prototype combination, I am
watching the development of DojoToolkit/MochiKit.
It is clearly evolving rapidly, but it's where I'd get involved if I had the
On 12/20/05, Sebastian Riedel <sri at oook.de> wrote:
> I'm sure you have already heard about http://script.aculo.us it's a
> you need to build eyecandy "web 2.0" applications.
> * Drag and Drop
> * Sortable lists
> * Sliders
> * Auto-complete fields
> * Inplace-edit fields
> * Visual effects
> But sadly it's using http://prototype.conio.net which happens to be a
> not so nice library
> * Overuse of closures which results in memory leaks on some platforms
> * Syntactic sugar over easy development features and stability
> * Very limited JSON support
> * No documentation
> * Nearly no tests
> * No JSAN integration
> * RoR oriented development
> There is a better alternative to prototype at http://mochikit.com
> * Event based like our POE and Python Twisted
> * Cool developer features like a terminal, a dumper (like
> Data::Dumper) and logging (http://mochikit.com/screencasts/
> * First class JSON support
> * Very good test coverage
> * Very good documentation
> * JSAN support
> * Framework agnostic and very open development (it's already in use
> by http://turbogears.com)
> * No script.aculo.us :(
> Everything would be fine without the last point and thats why i'm
> writing this mail.
> MochiKit is a great library but missing those visual "web 2.0" features.
> famous by implementing such a library for us (and the whole
> What are you waiting for? Become famous today!
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