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Dojo Workshops and Events

As part of my upcoming travels, I’ll be speaking at a number of events and conducting a few training courses as well. The highlights: Dojo training course in Munich with the guys from uxebu in Munich on May 7th and 8th Dojo training course in Stockholm at the Swedish Web Developer Conference on May 25th […]

Around the World in 76 Days

I’ve wanted to take a trip around the world for most of my life. When I was growing up, my Grandfather entered a contest to guess the total feet traveled of all Cubs home runs from the start of the season until a specific date. He turned in his contest entry, and after turning it […]

Two years ago, I wrote about Airline web sites and their use of JavaScript/Ajax toolkits. A lot has changed since then, so here’s an update. Two years ago, Southwest and JetBlue were the clear leaders in web site quality, ease of use, and also use of Ajax toolkits. Below is a quick, non-definitive review of […]

I’m attending a number of Dojo social events in February and March: February 4, 2009:“boston”) February 17, 2009:“new york”) (to be announced later this week) February 18, 2009: Ajax Toolkit Panel (hosted by Google) March 15, 2009: 5th Annual Dojo Salt Lick, Driftwood TX (near Austin) during SXSW (to be announced soon)

Two Additional Dojo Books

Our English language Dojo book total is now up to at least six, with more books on the way. Peter Svensson has released Learning Dojo, which includes coverage of the new Dojo grid, and numerous DojoX examples. There’s an example chapter on Layout available for free. Leslie Orchard has released the Concise Guide to Dojo. […]

Adobe MAX 2008 Recap

I was invited to speak at Adobe MAX this year on the topic of Building Desktop Applications Powered by Dojo and Adobe AIR. The talk summarized the key things we’ve learned at SitePen in adding AIR support to Dojo, as well as working on the Dojo Toolbox and the Dojo Extensions for Adobe AIR. Full […]

new dojo book

Frank Zammetti has released a new Dojo book, Practical Dojo Projects. I haven’t seen the book yet, so it’s too soon to review, but knowing Frank’s other books, it’s sure to be a great and informative read. This book follows on the heels of the first three Dojo books.

At SitePen, we’ve just added two new resources: Dojo QuickStart Guide DWR QuickStart Guide These guides were developed by the SitePen support team.

A lot has changed for the better since my post four years ago on preventing the death of SVG. Today, we have excellent SVG (and canvas) implementations in Safari, Firefox, and Opera. dojox.gfx provides a simple JavaScript API based on SVG nomenclature for abstracting away inconsistencies between implementations, and also allow VML and Silverlight support […]

dojo 1.1 has arrived

Dojo 1.1 is now available. More information is available in the Dojo 1.1 release notes, or on the SitePen Dojo 1.1 announcement. Be sure to check out the new Dojo API Viewer, and the growing collection of Dojo demos, tutorials, and articles. Update: The Beauty of Dojo 1.1 by James Burke, and Dojo 1.1 released […]

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