Imagine a true thin-client web application environment, with no browser incompatibilities, no plugins, and an interface that’s closer to a desktop app. You can have it all, today. The last couple of years have seen big changes in server-side web programming. Now it’s the client’s turn; Dojo is the toolkit to make it happen and Mastering Dojo shows you how.
Mastering Dojo walks you through the whole range of modern web programming problems, from bringing simple web pages to life with widgets and animation, to designing and building an enterprise-class, single-page Rich Internet Application (RIA).
With commentary and contribution by Dojo’s own Alex Russell, Mastering Dojo takes you beyond reference books and shows you the why behind Dojo.
In Mastering Dojo, you’ll get the whole story, from basic usage to advanced idioms. Mastering Dojo starts out with a fast moving tutorial that will give you techniques that you can start using right away. You’ll learn all about Dojo Core—the foundation on which all things Dojo stand. See how you can modularize your project for development and automatically package your release for optimal download performance. You’ll love using Dojo’s HTML user interface control widget system, Dijit. See how to use over 40 widgets, including the rich yet easy-to-use tree and grid controls.
Finally, you’ll get an in-depth look at how to design and build a single-page, rich Internet Application (RIA).
Don’t just know Dojo: master it.
ISBN: 9781934356111, 568 pages, $38.95US, $38.95CA, 7.5×9.
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