Coding with Jesse

The Ajax Experience Wrap-up

October 26th, 2006

I had a really great time at The Ajax Experience, and got to meet a lot of really cool fellow JavaScript hackers. The sessions were all very interesting, but what really stuck with me was the difference that a good JavaScript library can really make in your development.

John Resig's talk on Choosing a JavaScript Library showed how much cleaner and faster development can be when a library offers elegant solutions to very common problems. And I assume John used some kind of Jedi mind trick because his talk made me choose his own library, jQuery. I even rewrote my talk's examples in jQuery to make them shorter. I'm sure I'll be writing a lot about jQuery on here in the future.

My "Unobtrusive Ajax" talk went pretty well, I thought. I realised afterwards that I hadn't pointed people at my examples for download. So if you attended and want to take a second look, or if you didn't attend but still want to see what it was all about, go check out the downloads below:

And please, contact me if you have any questions or comments about any of this stuff.

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Jesse Skinner Hi, I'm Jesse Skinner. I'm a self-employed web developer with over two decades of experience. I love learning new things, finding ways to improve, and sharing what I've learned with others. I love to hear from my readers, so please get in touch!