Articles about: Dojo

Going Dijit-al: Migrating to Dojo 0.9 from 0.4

I have been using Dojo for some aspects of a commercial product to avoid the ugliness of JSF. However, some of the less desirable aspects of Dojo 0.4 have been recently addressed in a huge refactor being called Dojo 0.9. In order to take advantage of the big improvements - cardinal among these… Read more »

UI Event-handlers and Template-rendering belong on the Client

In my last post I briefly explored why JavaScript should be compelling to Java developers. It's time now to expand on that by showing how Dojo|The JavaScript Toolkit sheds light on how server-side handling of UI Event-handlers (aka Controllers), and Template Rendering is unnecessary, wasteful Read more »

Java Developer... Meet JavaScript

You've seen it around, it's been exhaulted as the saviour of web-based interaction, dragged through the mud as a security disaster suitable only for newbies and script-kiddies, and recently recast by some as the foundation of Web 2.0. It's none of the above, yet lends to all of them for… Read more »