phil at infolinkelectronics.co.uk
Thu Mar 29 09:51:09 BST 2007
> You really should check out mootools ( http://mootools.net ) it makes life
> so much easier you could then just do:
> alt: 'whatever dude'
> It also has a great event class that gets rid of those
> cross-browser issues!
> And has methods to bind event callbacks into proper scope.
> There are other JS Libs out there and I have evaluated most of
> them, I like
> mootools as it doesn't try to do too much for you just provides
> help ways of
> working with cross-browser JS.
> Notable ones would be:
> Jquery ( http://jquery.com/ )
> Mochikit ( http://www.mochikit.com/ )
> Bloated ones ( my opinion, some cool features )
> YUI ( http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/ )
> Dojo ( http://dojotoolkit.org/ )
> And finally there is:
> Prototype ( http://www.prototypejs.org/ ) - One of the original JS libs
> was/is bundled with rudy-rails but started to lack ongoing dev, may still
> get better in the future.
> Size with JS is always an issue, mootools is very lightweight and you can
> build your downloads to only include the stuff you need.
> Also check out mod-gzip / mod_deflate using these can cut your sizes down
> Keith Pope
> Web Developer
I might be missing something here.
How is using a framework going to beneficial over what was ultimately just
one or two lines of code?
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