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YUI 2.8 Learning the Library by Dan Wellman, Daniel Barreiro

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What comes with the YUI?

Some JavaScript libraries are condensed into a single script file, such as the jQuery library. While this can make linking to them easier, it can be inefficient depending on how much of the library you actually use.

The YUI Library is split into its constituent components, making it easy to pick and mix which utilities and controls are used, and making it much more efficient to implement. In addition to the large collection of JavaScript files the library provides a great deal more.

The library topography

The library is currently divided into four distinct sections; the library core files, a series of utilities, a set of controls, and some excellent CSS tools. These are complemented by a series of tools that assist in the ...

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