[Baypiggies] What's a web developer?
rami.chowdhury at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 20:03:01 CET 2009
On Mon, 02 Nov 2009 08:43:28 -0800, K. Richard Pixley <rich at noir.com>
> Alex Martelli wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 4:21 AM, Michiel Overtoom <motoom at xs4all.nl
>> <mailto:motoom at xs4all.nl>> wrote:
>> On 2 Nov 2009, at 07:30 , RYAN DELUCCHI wrote:
>> True. but, on the other hand, I've been exposed to a lot more
>> JS at my current gig and what *really* makes it tough are all
>> those darned browser incompatibilities.
>> May I suggest you have a look at jQuery (a JS library meant for
>> inclusion in a webpage)? It has lots of stuff in it that makes
>> working with the DOM easier, and hides the browser
>> incompatibilities for you.
>> Dojo does the same thing, and while not quite as popular as jQuery
>> (they're probably the top 2 JS frameworks by popularity: jQuery 11.6
>> Mhits on search, Dojo 7.7 Mhits though the latter are boosted by some
>> accidental hits;-) it was deliberately designed to be somewhat
>> Pythonic (as the designers are big fans and users of Python) -- for
>> example Dojo's underlying support for asynchronous operations rests on
>> a "deferred" object that closely mimics the one originally developed
>> as part of the popular "Twisted" Python framework for asynchronous
>> network programming.
> At the risk of veering too far off this forum's charter...
> I went through researching js frameworks recently looking for something
> to pair with pylons or turbogears.
IIRC there are at least as many JS frameworks as there are Python web
Did you have a look at YUI, Scriptaculous, or Moo.fx? I'd be interested to
hear your thoughts...
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