Justin du Coeur (jducoeur) wrote,
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MooTools rationale; or, the Whys and Wherefores of Javascript Frameworks

Aaron Newton of CNet Clientside fame just posted a fine discussion of what people get out of Javascript frameworks, and along the way why he considers MooTools to be so useful for the serious Javascript programmer. It gets into the various aspects of working in Javascript, and what makes MooTools distinctive. (Largely its intense focus on classes and extensibility, which tends to lead to relatively maintainable and reusable code.) Well worth reading if you work in Javascript more than very casually -- having done a *lot* of Javascript programming, I largely agree with his conclusions...
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