John Gadbois
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    An Introduction to YUIIntro to yui retina preview
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    With jQuery dominating the JavaScript framework landscape, many newcomers aren't exposed to other JavaScript frameworks. The truth is that there are a plethora of excellent JavaScript frameworks available, like MooTools, Prototype, Ext JS, and...YUI! While not as well known as some of the other libraries, YUI provides a wealth of tools for the web developer. Today, we're going to take a quick tour of some of its features. Read More…
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    Using Unobtrusive JavaScript and AJAX with Rails 3Ruby
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    As I mentioned in my previous Ruby on Rails tutorial, Unobtrusive JavaScript (UJS) is one of the coolest new features in Rails 3. UJS allows Rails-generated code to be much cleaner, helps separate your JavaScript logic from your HTML layouts, and uncouples Rails from the Prototype JavaScript library. In this tutorial, we're going to look at these features and learn how to use them in a simple Rails 3 application.Read More…
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    5 Awesome New Rails 3 FeaturesRuby
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    After more than a year of development, Ruby on Rails 3 was officially released to the public a few weeks ago. More than just an iterative update, this highly anticipated release was a major refactoring of the popular Ruby framework. Keep reading to learn five of the most awesome new features in Ruby Rails 3.Read More…