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Overview

Over 70 simple incredibly effective recipes for taking control of Yahoo! User Interface Library like a Pro

  • Easily develop feature-rich internet applications to interact with the user using various built-in components of YUI library

  • Simple and powerful recipes explaining how to use and implement YUI 2.x components

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the YUI tools

  • Plenty of example code to help you improve your coding and productivity with the YUI Library

  • Hands-on solutions that takes a practical approach to recipes

In Detail

The Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) Library is a set of utilities and controls, written in JavaScript, for building richly interactive web applications using techniques such as DOM scripting, DHTML, and AJAX. Although you can create stylish Internet applications by modifying its default components, even advanced users find it challenging to create impressive feature-rich Internet applications using YUI.

This book will help you learn how to use YUI 2.x to build richer, more interactive web applications that impress clients and wow your friends. It has recipes explaining over twenty-five YUI components, showing how to use them, and how to configure them to meet your needs. Each covered component will have extractable code samples that showcase the common ways that the component is used.

The book starts by explaining the core features of YUI 2.x, the utilities that the rest of the library depends on and that will make your life easier. It then explains how to build UI components and make AJAX requests using the YUI framework. Each recipe will cover the most common ways to use a component, how to configure it, and then explain any other features that may be available. We wrap things up by looking at some of the recent beta components and explain how to use them, and how they may be useful on your web application.

For each of the recipes, there is an introductory example, then more advanced examples, followed by an explanation of how the component works and what YUI is doing. For more experienced developers, most recipes also include additional discussion of the solution, explaining to further customize and enhance the component.

This practical book, packed with easy-to-follow recipes, will help you create modern rich internet applications using the most powerful components of Yahoo! User Interface Library (YUI)

Subscriber Reviews

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"This book is useless" - by Abdelkrim on 24-MAY-2011
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snippets included in this book are poor, bugged and don't give any insight how they have to be included into a source code.

this is a very poor quality book, I can't even give it one single star (but i am obliged to set one star otherwise I can't save my review)

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