Web Development News January 2009 A

Flash in JavaScript

Tobias Schneider has written an open source Flash runtime written in JavaScript and SVG. Check out these Demo. The full source is available on GitHub.

Inheritance Patterns

Stoyan Stefanov has written a great article about the JavaScript Inheritance Patterns and how they are used/available in YUI 3. Interestingly, Douglas Crockford, is a proponent of Prototypal inheritance where children properties/functions override those of the parent, without replacing the parent property/function.

Code Resuse Patterns in YUI3

Stoyan Stefanov has written another great article about the Code Resuse Patterns in YUI3. This article talks about the various ways you can augment, clone, or merge objects.