by Dan Lee
You're probably using Widgets, but are you really using Widgets? Do you know about Attribute Maps? Are your widgets leaking memory? Are you sure? Join enterprisedojo.com Editor and all-around good guy Dan Lee as he leads a discussion on the finer points of custom Dojo widgets, some best practices on the subject, and important anti-patters to avoid. A nerdy good time will be had by all.
by Chris Barber
Dojo's flagship widget system, dijit, is packed full of features and packed full of bytes that result in longer download, parse, and execution times. Sometimes you just need a lightweight widget that doesn't have all the extra stuff dijit provides.
This talk describes the basic principals for designing non-dijit widgets that are small and fast containing only the functionality you need. We'll take dijit widgets such as the AccordionContainer, then hack it down to a fraction of the functionality and size.
16th–17th September 2011