Monthly Archives: February 2007

Yahoo Pipes Support in Dojo

As many a Dojo user is aware, we’ve been supporting Yahoo’s forward-thinking JSON-P style endpoints for their various web services for a long time. We even have a nice RPC wrapper and simple description format for most of them. And no, you don’t have to download YUI to get at this stuff…it’s all pure Dojo. […]

Cutting Back

One of my goals for 2007 is to spend less time on the road, and SitePen has been helping to make sure that I get real blocks of time for R&D. This is all the more important given the aggressive Dojo 1.0 roadmap. As a result, I’m skipping some of my favorite conferences (SxSW, ETech, […]

War Powers

I don’t blog much, if at all, about politics but I spend a lot of time thinking about it. Recently, someone told me that members of my generation don’t care or know anything about politics. I was aghast at the suggestion but upon reflection I think I can understand where he was coming from: having […]

JS RegEx’s Are Slow

I’ve been trying to avoid regular expressions in dojo.query. It’s a difficult tradeoff since regexes are very space efficient vs. lots of indexOf operations. A little digging on the point turned up a fascinating article on why regexes in most languages are slower than they need to be. Now if only there were some explanation […]