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Dojo: Using the Dojo JavaScript Library to Build Ajax Applications by James E. Harmon

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Foreword

If there is one lesson to be learned from the Dojo Toolkit, it is “Be careful what you wish for!” When we first started Dojo, we had the modest goal of creating a JavaScript toolkit that would be useful and would prevent expert JavaScript developers from having to reinvent the wheel. With the buzz and excitement that would soon follow with the emergence of the term Ajax, we quickly found ourselves as the creators of a toolkit used by thousands and thousands of developers and millions of users in a very short time.

In the case of any project or company that grows much faster than expected, there are growing pains along the way. It has taken Dojo nearly 18 months to address and solve most of the issues caused by its rapid success: performance, ...

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