I’m just beginning to dive into this, but it’s got me excited. They’ve got two versions of each source file, a build one with all the comments and a src which is already compressed for you.
Having worked for a while with Prototype and Script.aculo.us I’m curious to see how they compare. Seems like Script.aculo.us provides a lot of whiz bang effects the Yahoo library doesn’t have, but you do have all of these:
- calendar (not sure if there’s a dropdown version)
- connection (ajax stuff)
- treeview (particularly cool)
My biggest issue about it so far is that you’d have to type the namespace of YAHOO about a zillion times. Typing
Yahoo.util.Dom.get('myelement');is a lot more typing than prototype’s terse