Dojo toolkit provides many widgets to develop the UI for web applications. Dojo is one of the robust ajax framework that can be used to develop enterprise grade application.
Following are the benefits of Dojo.
Loosely typed variables
Objects and classes
Highly evolved date, math, and string libraries
W3C DOM support in the Dojo
Disadvantages of Dojo Following are the Disadvantages of Dojo.
Developer depends on the browser support for the Dojo
There is no way to hide the Dojo code in case of commercial application
Choosing a ajax framework for your next web application can be very difficult task for you. There may be many choices for the ajax framework. There are many frameworks already available in the market for developing ajax applications. Both commercial and free ajax software’s provides many features.
What is Dojo?
You can use Dojo toolkit to develop dynamic web applications. Dojo toolkit will put life in your web application and turn it into highly interactive application. You can turn your web application into desktop like web application.
Dojo offers many widgets, utilities and ajax libraries to develop your application.
Dojo is released under BSD or AFL license
Dojo is free and can be used to develop free or commercial application.
Features of Dojo
Dojo provides higher abstraction layer to the programmer. So, it helps the programmers to develop powerful functions very easily.
Dojo has already invented the wheels for the programmers and now programmers just have to use the Dojo api into their application
Here is the list of components that comes along with Dojo framework:
DOJO Calendar control
DOJO List box
and many more..
In the next sections you will be learning about all these components in details.