[Catalyst] Spending time with Catalyst (slightly OT)

Matthieu Codron matthieu at codron.org
Sun Sep 10 17:45:28 CEST 2006

Roman a écrit :
> 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/
I knew about YUI but I kind of overlooked it ... As for jQuery, you 
still need to code a lot, isn't it?

Thanks a lot, and keep the good tips coming ;-)

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