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Wed May 24 20:11:13 BST 2006
Andy Armstrong wrote:
> Can anyone recommend an up to date book on dynamic web stuff with JS?
> Something heavy on accurate technical detail and light on fluff would be
> splendid :)
Seeing as nobody else has mentioned it, I personally quite like
Prototype. It's pretty simple to get used to. Whilst there aren't any
official docs, there are a couple of good introductory articles:
There are also a couple of good "reference" type sites that I found useful.
Eventually there will be a book on Prototype:
I also found the source pretty easy to navigate when I wanted to know
exactly what was going on.
From what I've seen of dojo, prototype feels a lot more lightweight and
more like a functional language.
Whatever you do, though, make sure you use a library. No point in
reinventing the wheel...
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