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Items tagged jquery, libraries in 2007

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dojo.NodeList API docs. Support in Dojo for jQuery-style chaining operations. # 8th November 2007, 11:16 am

Upgrading to Prototype 1.6: real world examples. I still don’t find Prototype as intuitive as jQuery, but the API improvements between 1.5 and 1.6 are very impressive. # 24th October 2007, 7:19 pm

Protoscript (via) JavaScript tool designed for easy prototyping of JS interactions; powered by YUI and jQuery. # 7th September 2007, 10:55 pm

Building a JavaScript Library. Slides from John Resig’s Google Tech Talk. Some great tips in here, including: make your APIs orthogonal, look for common patterns, keep things extensible and write the documentation yourself. # 24th August 2007, 4:02 pm

jQuery for JavaScript programmers

When jQuery came out back in January 2006, my first impression was that it was a cute hack. Basing everything around CSS selectors was a neat idea (see getElementsBySelector) but the chaining stuff looked like a bit of a gimmick and the library as a whole didn’t look like it would cover all of the bases. I wrote jQuery off as a passing fad.

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