[TYPO3] New Extension: PMK SlimBox (LightBox clone)

Martin Kutschker 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 see.

>  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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