[development] Javascript API introduction

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Tue May 22 14:02:54 UTC 2007

There was an excellent Drupal Dojo lesson (twice, because the
screencast got lost the first time) on jQuery, with running examples
for ajax callbacks, etc.

Here are the links:

General (including bittorrent to download screencast):
Brief class notes explaining pastebin working code:

Victor Kane

On 5/22/07, Dries Buytaert <dries.buytaert at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21 May 2007, at 16:49, David Metzler wrote:
> > For the JQuery stuff,  I'd actually recommend looking at the Pro
> > Drupal Development book. There is an excellent introduction to
> > JQuery there.  Along with a sample module.
> Actually, it's the one chapter I'm not super-excited about.  If you
> know no jQuery at all, the chapter will be helpful.  But if you know
> a little bit about jQuery, the jQuery chapter doesn't learn you much.
> Most of the code in the jQuery chapter is PHP/Drupal code, and not
> Javascript/jQuery code.  So the chapter is good at educating you how
> to bind Drupal and jQuery, but doesn't get you far with jQuery
> itself.  Many of the most basic jQuery stuff is missing (i.e. it's
> extremely brief about selectors) and much of the chapter repeats what
> was already discussed in earlier chapters (i.e. how to build a module).
> So, if there is going to be a Drupal 6 version of the book
> (*please*), I'd suggest that the jQuery chapter gets another 10 pages
> with more jQuery tips and tricks.
> That said, the book rocks! :)
> --
> Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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