Thursday, December 11, 2008

YUI vs Dojo

After several attempts of using Dojo widgets (e.g. tabs, layout, sortable table) and comparing their performance to YUI similar widgets I have found out significant (3-4 times) page loading time increase for Dojo widgets and libraries. The similar observations was provided by my fellow students.

Monday, December 1, 2008

Amazon Web Services

We have explored Amazon Web Services through the book "Build Your Own AJAX Web Applications" (ch. 6) by Matthew Eernisse. The request to the Amazon Web Services are sent and received in XML format that can be further parsed, formatted, and inserted into the web page.