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Skip the mark-up: dojo.body, create and place

For those that have wondered, “How can I create a design that requires no HTML mark-up within the body?” The answer lies with 3 essential functions Read the rest of this entry »

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Selecting the first data store item in a Filtering Select

I had one of my coworkers present me with a problem today that seemed easy but ended up being a little more work than expected.
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Rate Limiting with JavaScript

Sometimes you need to be alerted when some event or action happens, but the event or action could happen multiple times in quick succession. A perfect example of this is window.onscroll. The window.onscroll event fires entirely too much. Not only that, it fires inconsistently across browsers. This has been talked about before. Here, I offer a solution:

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how to timestamp your build

this cookie is going to show you how to dynamically timestamp your build using the version property of your profile. Read the rest of this entry »

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Profiling with dojox.analytics

You can complement your existing profiling tools (e.g as supplied by Firebug, IE8 Developer Tools) by using dojox.analytics to gather just the data you are interested in, and log it at the server.
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