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  • dprusak@pacbell.net
    ... looked at ... list. I m ... examples ... little ... API, ... user ... a ... wanted to ... the ... if ... to ... Oops, meant to say Connection Manager and
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 20, 2006
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      --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "dprusak@..." <dprusak@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > --- In ydn-javascript@yahoogroups.com, "falconair78" <shahbazc@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi,
      > > I'm just starting out with Yahoo's javascript libraries. I
      looked at
      > > the source code for 'Targetable affordance' and 'Sortable
      list.' I'm
      > > surprised to see all the extra js code needed before these
      examples
      > work.
      > >
      > > Are developers expected to code so much before they can build
      little
      > > widgets or did I miss something obvious?
      > >
      > > I have looked at dojo and scriptaculous/prototype, they provide
      > > libraries which are more 'plug&play.' Is YUI just targeting a
      > > different audience? If YUI really is more of an infrastructure
      API,
      > > can we expect some articles showing how to use it to provide end-
      user
      > > functionality? Thanks.
      > >
      >
      > From my personal experience, I've tried other libraries which were
      a
      > little easier to implement, but I had less control on what I
      wanted to
      > do. I also didn't like the fact that I had to send code down to
      the
      > user that I wasn't ever going to use. Massive libraries are great
      if
      > you really want to spend the time to strip them down so that
      > performance will be optimal. But along with stripping down code,
      > would you still get the support from the group who maintains it?
      >
      > Yahoo UI is very clean, and as minimal as possible, and allows me
      to
      > change the behaviour that I need for the products I write. I use
      > Connection Manager and Ajax. The support I get here has been
      > outstanding.
      >

      Oops, meant to say Connection Manager and Treeview.
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