YUI


Friday, September 17th, 2010

Progressive enhancement using nothing but JavaScript?

Category: Node, Yahoo!, YUI

Progressive enhancement is still a confusing matter for a lot of people who are very excited about the capabilities of JavaScript in modern browser environments. It can feel anachronistic to write your solutions for a non-JS environment and then once more enhances in JavaScript. I grew up like that so for me it is a Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 1:06 pm
9 Comments

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2.5 rating from 2 votes

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

The Quick & Easy Way of Getting into YUI: SimpleYUI

Category: YUI

The Yahoo! YUI is an incredibly feature-rich JavaScript library with a LOT of functionality but getting your head around all of those features can be tough. The YUI team wants to help developers get up and running more quickly and announced yesterday the release of SimpleYUI; a basic and more streamlined version of the YUI Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:00 am
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2.3 rating from 3 votes

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

YUI 3.2.0 preview release 1 – touch events support, transitions and browser-specific loading

Category: Browsers, CSS, JavaScript, Library, YUI

Over at the the YUI blog the team just announced the preview release of YUI 3.2.0. YUI3 now has some interesting new features that the team wants you to try and tell them if they work out for you. The changes to the already very powerful library are quite ambitious: Touch event support for mobile Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 1:34 pm
7 Comments

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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Server side rendering with YUI on Node.js

Category: Node, Server, YUI

Dav Glass did some cool work with YUI and the server when he got it running on Node.js and then got the DOM working. Having the DOM available is important as it allows you to do interesting things. You can take the same code and render on either client OR server side. NoScript turned on? Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:19 am
6 Comments

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3.4 rating from 30 votes

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

POC Photo App Using YUI 3 & Geolocation APIs

Category: Geo, YUI

Geolocation functionality is hot. Every app you see now wants to ID where you’re at and help you find cool things around you. The great thing is that building this functionality into your applications is getting easier and easier. For example, Eric Ferraiuolo wanted to create an app that showed off the features in YUI Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:00 am
4 Comments

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4.8 rating from 11 votes

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Friday fun: Let’s translate YUI3 to jQuery

Category: jQuery, Library, YUI

I just came across this wonderful Gist on gitHub: javascript < view plain text > var $; YUI().use(‘*’, function(Y){   $ = Y.get;   for(var p in Y) {       $[p] = Y[p];   } });   // test $(‘body’).append("boo!"); In case you want to use YUI3 but really really like jQuery syntax Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 8:52 am
11 Comments

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2.4 rating from 71 votes

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Three search engines, one interface – 25 minutes live code

Category: Screencast, Tutorial, Yahoo!, YUI

It is amazing how much easier it is these days to build pretty sweet mashups by using hosted services. Here’s a screencast of using Yahoo, Bing and Google to build a search interface in under 25 minutes without having to read any API docs or installing SDKs by using YQL: Building a search mashup with Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 12:44 pm
11 Comments

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3.2 rating from 20 votes

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Microsoft Ajax Minifier VS YUI Compressor

Category: JavaScript, Microsoft, YUI

I have discovered only yesterday the Announcing Microsoft Ajax Library (Preview 6) and the Microsoft Ajax Minifier post and using Visual Studio on daily basis I could not miss an instant minifier test. First of all, my apologizes for the wrong tweet and the comment left in the related post. I have spotted a false Read the rest…

Posted by webreflection at 10:54 am
16 Comments

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2.8 rating from 49 votes

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

YUI 2.8.0 – Local Storage wrapper, better Flash interaction, crossdomain connections and progress bars

Category: Flash, JavaScript, Storage, Yahoo!, YUI

Yahoo this week announced the new release of the Yahooo User Interface library. This is great because it answers the question if the 2.x library is still being maintained whilst 3.0 is out and buzzing. The detailed release notes for YUI 2.8.0 show that there is indeed a lot of maintenance and improvement still being Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 5:49 pm
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4.6 rating from 23 votes