[TYPO3] New Extension: PMK SlimBox (LightBox clone)
Martin.Kutschker at n0spam-blackbox.net
Thu Apr 19 13:39:36 CEST 2007
Peter Klein schrieb:
> The same method can easily be used for the original LightBox v2, but unless
> you really need Prototype/scriptaculuos, I se no reason why to use that.
> Prototype.js (46Kb) + scriptaculuos.js (2.1Kb) + effects.js (31Kb) +
> Lightbox v2 (22Kb) = 101.1Kb
> Mootools.js (16.6Kb) + Slimbox_ex.js (5.5Kb) = 22.1Kb
> I fail to understand why TYPO3 has chosen to ship that bloated Prototype
> library with v4.1, as there's several (better and smaller) JS libraries
> around, like JQuery and Mootools.
The BE is (or should be) feature rich and a powerful lib is always fine.
And initial loading time is not so much an issue as in the FE.
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