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Author Topic: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?  (Read 4416 times)

tinjaw

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What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« on: March 22, 2009, 04:09:22 PM »
I am going to be doing some website stuff and was wondering what is state of the art is in JavaScript libraries.

I just now learned that there is a conflict between overLIB and Lightbox 2. :mad:

My guesses are Prototype and Mootools. I also need to learn JQuery.

What do you folks recommend I take the time to learn?

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 04:11:29 PM »
jquery.

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 04:33:27 PM »
jQuery seems to stand out in the webby design places i frequent.

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2009, 06:58:01 PM »
jquery.

It makes programming javascript fun.

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2009, 11:53:26 PM »
If you have Python leanings and you don't want a lot of extra stuff, perhaps Mochikit is worth considering -- note the originator (this has meaning for Python fans, IMHO).

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2009, 08:52:03 AM »
jQuery and check out all the articles on Smashing Magazine showing the cool things that can be done with jQuery.

Best practices for jQuery at Smashing Magazine

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #7 on: March 23, 2009, 12:21:05 PM »
Thanks everybody.  jQuery is the hands-down winner.  :Thmbsup:  I'm going to learn that. Thank you all.

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #8 on: March 23, 2009, 04:10:55 PM »
also Visual jQuery will be a HUGE TIMESAVER. It only takes seconds to find the answer you seek.

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Re: What JavaScript libraries should I look at? Prototype?
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2009, 10:17:51 AM »
also Visual jQuery will be a HUGE TIMESAVER. It only takes seconds to find the answer you seek.

I like having cheat sheet close by too:
http://acodingfool.typepad.com/blog/jquery-13-cheat-sheet.html

Makes quick look ups easy.