Web Development News June 24, 2008

PPK - An Event Apart Boston Slides

Peter Paul Koch gave a great presentation at the "An Event Apart" Boston conference about unobtrusive JavaScript. He has provided us a link to his slide from the event on his blog. The slides take less than 10 minutes to browse through and offer a strong argument for unobtrusive JavaScript. I firmly believe that JavaScript should only be use unobtrusively and hope it becomes a standard soon.

Building Your Own Widget Library with YUI

The YUI team has written a collection of articles that educate developers on how best to write a YUI widget. I recommend reading these article, not only if you are a new YUI user, but also if you have been following the project for a long time, because a lot has changed, and reading these articles help one write better more efficient code. Read the YUI article here.