The Dojo Toolkit

The Dojo Toolkit

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Provides information on using Dojo to create Web applications, covering such topics as dijits, dragging and dropping, animation and special effects, and Ajax.


The Dojo Toolkit is an open-source JavaScript toolkit for building Web applications so dynamic they jump off the page. Filled with special controls like calendars and menus, and special effects like wipes and fade-ins, Dojo is rapidly gaining popularity and is emerging as the toolkit of choice for Ajax applications. The Dojo Toolkit Visual QuickStart Guide covers the highlights of Dojo in detail and is the easiest way to get up and running quickly with Dojo.

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This visual tutorial for the Dojo Toolkit, an open-source JavaScript toolkit for building Web applications, offers step-by-step directions illustrated with b&w screenshots. Readers should have some knowledge of HTML and JavaScript, but knowledge of PHP is not required. The tutorial begins with getting Dojo and basic tasks, then covers creating textboxes, buttons, and toggles, layout and application controls, dragging and dropping, and animation and special effects. The book concludes with two chapters on basic and advanced Ajax. Examples can be downloaded from a web site. Holzner has written many books on programming Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Peachpit ; London : Pearson Education [distributor], c2009
ISBN: 9780321605122
Characteristics: x, 197 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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