Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!
|--The Wizard of Oz|
We aren’t going to follow the advice of this quote. In this chapter we pull back the curtain on Dojo widgets and reveal their secret inner life. It is a life of purpose and utility achieved with simplicity and yet, like a duck furiously paddling just beneath the water line, there is lots going on under the surface. We explore the internal workings of Dojo widgets and acquire a foundation of knowledge for using them effectively.
Describing exactly what a widget is (and isn’t) turned out to be harder to do than I thought it would be at first. As I did a little research I came across a wonderful definition in, of all places, ...