Learning the Yahoo! User Interface Library
If you are a developer using the Yahoo! User Interfaces then you are always looking for good resources for learning more about coding with the library. You've probably already gone through a lot of the information on the Yahoo! Developer pages and perhaps you would like a good book about the library. Well, I have come across a book called Learning the Yahoo! User Interface Library.
Below is what you will learn from the book
- Explore the YUI Library—utilities, controls, core files, and CSS tools
- Install the library and get up and running with it
- Handle DOM manipulation and scripting
- Get inside Event Handling with YUI
- Create consistent web pages using YUI CSS tools
- Work with Containers—implementation, skinning, adding transitions, and tabs
- Debug, maintain, and update applications with the Logger control
- Examples included in the book:
- Calendar interface
- Creating panels
- Custom tooltips
- Split button
- TreeView Control
- Browser History Manager with Calendar
- Simple animation
- Custom animation
- Creating tabs and adding content dynamically
- Dragging and dropping
- Implementing sliders
- Logger at work
- Logging custom classes
The book retails for $44.99 and below is the information that you would need to pick it up at your local book store.
Paperback: 380 pages [191mm x 235mm]
Release date: March 2008
ISBN: 13 978-1-847192-32-5
Author(s): Dan Wellman
Topics and Technologies: Open Source, AJAX
You can read more about the book and purchase it here.
It is good to see more resources for great libraries like the YUI. If you have a chance to read the book, I'd love to hear your thoughts on it (you can leave a comment or blog about it on this blog using your free Ajaxonomy account).