[clug] javascript libraries/frameworks

Tong Cuong cuong.tong at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 10:53:17 GMT 2008

I also vote for jquery, it is backed by microsoft, nokia and other big
boys.  The best thing is that it is lite weight (15k compressed for the core
one). Microsoft is shipping it in its next visual studio, Nokia is shipping
it in its phone. (References, jus google it and you'll see :)  ) The forum
is very active and the docco is great as well. I will go jquery all the way

ExtJs is very good, but they are commercial. They have open source license
as well so if your app is opensource, ext is worth looking into. ExtJs
originally came from YUI as YUI extension.  Their UI framework is pretty

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 9:28 PM, Daniel Pittman <daniel at rimspace.net> wrote:

> jm <jeffm at ghostgun.com> writes:
> > Anyone have any recommendations on javascript libraries?
> JQuery -- http://jquery.org/ -- is the best library I have worked with,
> bar none, and seems to have huge industry support.  Among other things,
> Microsoft recently committed to shipping and supporting it with IE and
> Visual Studio.
> For building applications in JavaScript, rather than enhancing a
> website, the YUI framework is wonderful.
> Dojo looks good, and had technical advantages but documentation
> drawbacks compared to YUI.
> > I realise think is like asking how long is a piece of string. What I
> > seek is a library with a clean interface and good documentation to do
> > some simple form completion and displaying of results without
> > reloading the page.
> JQuery, plus appropriate plugins.
> Regards,
>         Daniel
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