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Moodle JavaScript Cookbook by Alastair Hole

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Adding the Prototype framework

In this recipe, we will set up the Prototype framework for use in our Moodle page. We will then set up a simple Prototype script to display a JavaScript alert when this page has been loaded completely.

The following is a brief description of the framework from the Prototype website (http://www.prototypejs.org/):

Prototype is a JavaScript Framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Featuring a unique, easy-to-use toolkit for class-driven development and the nicest Ajax library around, Prototype is quickly becoming the codebase of choice for web application developers everywhere.

Prototype is the basis for two extensions: script.aculo.us and Lightbox. We will look at these in the next two recipes ...

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