[thelist] Which Free Opensource AJAX Framework is worth the time and effort?

Jose Hurtado jlhurtado at gmail.com
Sun Aug 20 22:43:25 CDT 2006


Thanks for the info on Dojo, seeing so many commercial backers, and the fact
that their license is not any well known license but a "custom" license,
made me worry about their usefullness long term wirth commercial projects.
Are you sure about the license?  Is it similar to Apache or BSD?

It does look pretty powerful, and I will explore it further, thanks for the

Jose L. Hurtado
Web Designer / IT Professional
Toronto, Canada

On 8/20/06, sam foster <potatosculptor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yahoo UI Library
> > http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/
> If I was just doing ajax dev for myself, or a nicely contained
> end-point kind of site or application, I would choose Yui.
> > Dojo  (is it really free open source, the license is unusual)
> > http://dojotoolkit.org/
> .. but I'm not, so I really need the extra extensibility, package
> system and overall commitment I get from Dojo that it will take me as
> far as I need to go, and play nice with others. Along the way I get
> some nice goodies like the superb event system, lotsa widgets,
> client-side storage api, browser backbutton / undo support,
> environment agnostic codebase (doesnt assume a browser - nice for unit
> tests and other automation) etc.
> Dojo is very much commercial-friendly open source btw.
> Sam Foster
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