[Javascript] Javascript include problem?

Mike Dougherty mdougherty at pbp.com
Sat Oct 2 20:05:30 CDT 2010

On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 4:20 PM, Jason Pruim <lists at pruimphotography.com>wrote:

> The nice thing about being a freelancer is I'm the boss :) So I'll just
> build extra time into the quotes if I decide to keep pursuing my venture
> into Javascript... Which I most likely will... I'm very intrigued by it, but
> it's a BIG jump from PHP which is where most of my knowledge comes from.

The more you use it, the quicker you will become.  Either you will adopt a
framework like jQuery or you'll end up with a standard set of tricks you
figured out on your own (which becomes your custom framework)

Something about how you described the problem in your most recent email
makes me wonder if you would benefit from labjs.com.  It's a convenient
library to manage dynamically adding script to your page.  There are others
with allegedly easier to understand usage but I found labjs to be very

Also, If you haven't already seen json.org I suggest you check it out.  XML
is likely to be the most-cited format for exchanging data (ex: SOAP) - but
especially for javascript and especially for applications where you control
both the server and the client, the json format for data is very

Do continue to share here with the rest of us.  :)

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