Archive for November, 2008

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JavaScript/Ajax Bootcamp

January 19, 2009toJanuary 23, 2009

Heh, thats cool, how about joining a JavaScript bootcamp with Matthew Russel (author of “Dojo, the definitive guide), 5 days of most intense JavaScript training?


Date: January 19-23, 2009
Instructor: Matthew Russell (
Cost: $3500, includes meals, lodging, and ground transportation between the Atlanta airport and our retreat center
Location: Atlanta, GA

Visit the Big Nerd Ranch website here for more information.

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Dojo on AIR - II - dair

SitePen has released the amazing package (and namespace if you want) called dair which will help all the ones out there who are wanting to develop applications using Dojo and Adobe AIR.

Dair gives you all the power of Dojo, same methodology, same syntax, to control Adobe AIR functionality so you won’t even notice that you are accessing the AIR Api, it makes writing code so much easier.

To get started right away, go check out the SitePen project page or download it straight from here

I’ve seen some cool applications out there using Adobe AIR and hope that this will push the development of AIR applications using the Dojo Toolkit, these two tools make a very powerful combination, the sky is your limit ;)

Go dair!

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Data-Driven Templating in One Line

A quick snippet for this happy morning. Actually I’m going to format it so its a couple of lines…

var html = "<li><a href='{profileUrl}'><img src='{photoUrl}'/> {name}</a></li>".replace( /\{([^\}]+)\}/g, function(matches, name) {
  return store.getValue(item, name); 

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dojo.cast() - the Dojo podcast - episode 7

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In our seventh episode, live from the Ajax Experience in Boston we are interviewing Bob Buffone from Nexaweb discussing dojo.E and other cool topics.

This is the last episode live from Boston - the next ones will be from our well known homes ;)