When Not To Use YUI

A session at YUIConf 2012

Thursday 15th November, 2012

9:00am to 9:50am (PST)

In this talk I'll provide code samples and real-world anecdotes to illustrate how to decide when to use YUI, when to use vanilla JavaScript, when to consider other libraries, and what the tradeoffs are in terms of performance and maintainability. Advice will range from simple rules of thumb to more nuanced discussion of complex architectural decisions, with examples drawn from my time working on YUI at Yahoo! and using YUI at SmugMug.

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Ryan Grove is a Sorcerer at SmugMug. Before he joined SmugMug, he worked on YUI at Yahoo!, where he helped build yuilibrary.com and wrote components like Model, ModelList, View, and AutoComplete. He hails from drizzly Portland, Oregon, where the dream of the 90s is still very much alive.

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Ryan Grove

Sorcerer at SmugMug. Former YUI team member.

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Time 9:00am9:50am PST

Date Thu 15th November 2012


Main Room, Santa Clara Marriott Hotel

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