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Blog Archive for carlavmott during April 2007

jMaki .9 release was pushed out last week. We are feature complete! There were some significant changes to the framework with this new release. First, the widgets are in a separate project (widgets.dev.java.net). With each toolkit, we pruned the wrappers and included only widgets which are high quality. In the case of Yahoo, several new widgets have been wrapped. Each toolkit is built as a...
Looks like you'll get to see jMaki in several places at JavaOne this year. Greg Murray and I have a session TS-6375 jMaki: Web 2.0 App Building Made Easy. We'll give an overview of jMaki and the architecture, talk about some of the features like Glue and the data models, go over the value proposition and give some cool demos. If you want to get your hands dirty then the following labs will...
In jMaki, each type of widget (tree, table, menu ...) has the same data model regardless of the toolkit which provides the widget. This is a value proposition in jMaki which we believe very useful. What this means is that you can use a table from Yahoo to display your data and if later you decide that the table from Dojo better suites your needs then you can switch to the Dojo widget but not...