Javascript libraries (Prototype/ Scriptaculous/ Yahoo UI, etc.).

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Javascript libraries (Prototype/ Scriptaculous/ Yahoo UI, etc.).

There are a multitude of libraries offering advanced features

However, given the multitude of Javascript libraries, you better know a few lines what are their features, their strengths and their weaknesses:

Dojo Toolkit

Dojo Toolkit JavaScript library is a comprehensive, manager AJAX, JavaScript events, animations, JSON, etc.. :


JQuery JavaScript library is a compact with the added advantage of being very well documented and relatively simple to use:


Moo.Tools is an alternative to prototype-based development based entirely on object-oriented programming. Note that incorporate AJAX functionality natively support JSON:


Prototype is a framework, ie a set of features to simplify the life of the JavaScript developer. It has many features to make AJAX calls in a single line of code or even the possibility to appeal to any page element by using the notation $ ( 'id_de_l_element'), provided that the element HTML has an attribute "id" single. This is a book on which many of the other JavaScript libraries:


Rico is a library with a kind of alternative to the Prototype + Scriptaculous couple has since Ajax functions, as well as features such as drag and drop:

Scriptaculous is a library for making spectacular visual effects on its web page. Based on prototype library, the library is probably one of the most used on the Internet:

Yahoo! UI Library

This is the JavaScript library used by Yahoo and made available to the community in an Open Source license.
Published by jak58. Latest update on August 20, 2009 at 07:38 AM by jak58.
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