Category Archives: dhtml

Web Components: The Long Game

Mikeal Rogers reached out last week to talk about Web Components, which surprised me, but his follow-up blog post is essential, timely reading. Dimitri Glazkov, Alex Komoroske, and I started the project that designed and (for many years) iterated on Web Components with a few primary goals in mind: Enhance component portability Shrink the amount […]

Bedrock

Jetlag has me in its throes which is as good an excuse as any to share what has been keeping me up many nights over the past couple of years; a theory of the web as a platform. I had a chance last week to share some of my thinking here to an unlikely audience […]

OSCON dojo.beer() Tonight!

Sorry for the late notice, but the inimitable Matthew Russell has organized another dojo.beer() event for 7pm tonight (Wed, July 22nd) at O’Flaherty’s pub in San Jose, near the convention center. Should be a great time, so if you’re in the area, hopefully we’ll see you there!

Dojo 1.3 Is Out!

Dojo 1.3 is here! (download site) If you’re already using Dojo, this should be a no-brainer upgrade. It’s out-and-out better. As a quick example, dojo.create(“tagname”, { /*properties*/ }) is now the preferred way to build DOM nodes quickly. Its simple API will be natural to anyone who has used dojo.attr(). Even better, Pete’s exciting PlugD […]