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Client-side rendering with Prototype

January 15, 2009 by Piotr Solnica

Web applications are getting more and more complex. The user interface of a modern web application can be as rich as its desktop equivalent. If we use JavaScript/HTML/CSS trio to build this UI then we definitely want to use AJAX. A typical approach...


jQuery vs Prototype - part II

February 03, 2008 by Piotr Solnica

Recently, new versions of jQuery and Prototype have been released – it’s a perfect moment for a part number 2. On the official Prototype blog we can read that the general performance of CSS selectors is now improved, unfortunately only for Safari 3...


jQuery vs Prototype - part I

November 11, 2007 by Piotr Solnica

Prototype 1.6.0 was released to the public 4 days ago, at first I decided to check its performance and new features in comparison to the previous version, but being interested in other JavaScript libraries, I’ve changed my mind. Lets see how you can...


Why JavaScript helpers in rails are evil

October 30, 2007 by Piotr Solnica

Ruby on Rails gained so much attention and appreciation mostly because it simplifies the development process of AJAX-driven applications. When I started to learn Rails I was already very familiar with other MVC-based frameworks, and actually I’ve created...