Archive for October, 2008

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dojo.cast() - the Dojo podcast - episode 6

 
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In our first real-life episode from the Ajax Experience in Boston we are interviewing Frank Zammetti who has just released his new book “Practical Dojo Projects”.
It was a pleasure to meet everybody at the lobby of the Renaissance Hotel in Boston, discussing the new book, Dojo and other related topics.

Please excuse the little noisy quality of the recording, you should be able to understand and hear what we are saying though ;)
To make up for the quality, specially for the dojo.cast() episodes from the Ajax Experience, we have a fancy new soundtrack (are we back in the 80’s ?).

We will post a detailed review of the book in our bookcorner soon.

Giveaway

Apress has given us a free copy of Frank’s new book which we will give away in the 8th episode of the dojo.cast(). In that episode we will ask a trick question (about Dojo, of course) and the winner will get the free book and a wonderful Dojo sticker.

For the ones who want to go and dive right into the book, go and get a copy at Amazon or your local bookshop.

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Exploring URLs client side

URLs are one of the basic building blocks of the Web, and in this article we’re going to learn some techniques to explore them client-side using Dojo.
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Dojo Module Packaging and Loading

Another quick Cookie for Dojo-land: One really compelling reason to use Dojo. New in Dojo 1.2, the Dojo team decided to make clear and available for download the single file from the overall toolkit. It has never been explained or marketed as a “drop in solution”, though it has always been able to perform as such. Read the rest of this entry »

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DDD Boston, Ajax Experience recap

Being back in Amsterdam from a busy week of Dojoness in Boston, I thought we should give you a heads up on what was going on in all the days - besides no sleep and many dojo.beers()..
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Ajax in Action, Mainz, Germany

October 28, 2008 9:00 amtoOctober 31, 2008 9:00 am

Wolfram Kriesing and I will give two talks each on the upcoming Ajax in Action in Mainz, Germany.
Topics include “Architectures for scaling AJAX apps”, “Efficient AJAX/JavaScript Development”, “RIA/UI development with Dojo”, “Adobe AIR and Dojo, bringing the web to the desktop”.

I hope to meet some of you folks there :)

Ajax in Action website