Benefits of DOJO

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.

Associative arrays
Loosely typed variables
Regular expressions
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

Why Dojo?
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.

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What is DOJO? Features of it??

In this first section of Dojo tutorial we will familiarize you with the Dojo framework. Dojo is another great JavaScript framework to develop ajax based application.

What is Dojo?

Dojo is JavaScript framework released as open source software. This JavaScript toolkit provides many components to develop rich internet applications.
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 is based on HTML and JavaScript, so its easy for the developers to learn it fast.
There is no requirement of learning new programming language. Just HTML and JavaScript knowledge if sufficient.
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 Tree
DOJO Button
DOJO Calendar control
DOJO Grid
DOJO List box
and many more..
In the next sections you will be learning about all these components in details.

Introduction to DOJO

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Dojo Toolkit (stylized as dōjō toolkit) is an open source modular JavaScript library (or more specifically JavaScript toolkit) designed to ease the rapid development of cross-platform, JavaScript/Ajax-based applications and web sites.

In this tutorial, you will learn everything about the dojo. After completing the tutorial you will be able to develop good applications using Dojo framework.

This advanced Dojo tutorial covers:

Introduction to DOJO
Dojo Events
Dojo Widgets
Dojo Effects
Dojo Vector Graphics
Dojo accessibility
Dojo local storage
Dojo DOM
Dojo HTML and CSS
Dojo Ajax Functions
Dojo Comet
Extending Dojo
Debugging Dojo applications
Digit toolkit
Our Dojo tutorial will also explain you the steps necessary to start developing and testing the example using Dojo framework. We will also explain you the Dojo framework structure, development and testing process.

Dojo is actually based on JavaScript and HTML, so its easy to learn. You can learn Dojo very fast and start developing your next highly interactive web applications.