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Christian Heilmann's RIA Session at AJAXWorld, March 18-20, in New York City

Writing Large Web Applications Using the YUI

Web Developers these days should use libraries, for the main reason that all libraries want the same thing: make it easier for developers to think about building their applications rather than worrying about quirks and failures of Web browsers. Some libraries go even further in giving a helping hand to the aspriring Web application architect. The YUI for example has a Custom Event feature which can be used to create massive applications that can be easily maintained and are fully extendable. This session explains the architectural ideas of event-driven application development and shows examples how this is helpful for AJAX applications.

Speaker Bio: Christian Heilmann is a front-end architect with Yahoo! He was born in Germany, and worked for several agencies before spending a .com year working for eToys in the US before settling in the UK. He has written several books on Accessibility, JavaScript and Web Design/Development and currently works for Yahoo! UK. Christian blogs at http://wait-till-i.com and has a backlog of his numerous articles at http://icant.co.uk.

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Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to RIA@sys-con.com to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

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