Sessions at Strange Loop 2011 about jQuery on Monday 19th September

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  • Getting Truth Out of the DOM

    by Yehuda Katz

    “How do I build larger applications using jQuery?” It’s a question that starts to creep into the minds of virtually every jQuery developer after building one or two non-trivial web applications. There are many good answers to this question, and even some talks at this conference that describe ways to use code organization and other techniques to help scale applications.

    Perhaps he most important structural issue is the fact that many jQuery applications use the DOM to store facts instead of simply visual display. This means that changing visual display often has all sorts of implicit dependencies on other parts of the page, and not clean structural way to describe these dependencies.

    In this talk, Yehuda will talk about how this problem manifests itself in real applications, and what techniques you can use to mitigate the problem. He learned many of these techniques by working on SproutCore, so he will use SproutCore’s system as a reference where appropriate.

    At 3:30pm to 4:20pm, Monday 19th September

    In Lindbergh, Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark