[Catalyst] Spending time with Catalyst (slightly OT)

Roman roman at fili.ca
Sat Sep 9 23:50:38 CEST 2006

Check jQuery. It's better than all of the other libraries combined. 
Reminds me of Catalyst ways as well. Its a framework, but it's not 
limiting, you can do whatever you want your own ways. And it's 
extendibles by plugins. Just released a stable version 1. Strong 
community as well. Mailing list gets 100-200 message a day.

B10m wrote:
> * Matthieu Codron <matthieu at codron.org> [2006-09-09 14:27:45+0200]
>> I routinely develop Catalyst stuff for my own purposes and I find out 
>> that I am spending much more time actually working on the client side 
>> stuff ( HTML, CSS and Javascript ) than on the server side.
>> Have some of you the same feeling? Ever since playing with Ajax stuff, I 
>> have the firm impression that while I now have a decent framework on the 
>> server side, the client side is now where I spend most of my development 
>> time ... 
> [...]
> Recently, I found myself pondering that too. I now too spend (too)
> much time on client side stuff. I've been messing with the Yahoo!
> User Interface Library (yui)[1] and found it quite exciting,
> especially in combination with the (unofficial) Extensions Library[2].
> It's not as hyped as del.icio.us and Prototype, yet it also gets the
> job done nicely. Might be worth looking into.
>   1. http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/
>   2. http://jackslocum.com/yui/

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