[TYPO3-core] RFC: including extJS in core
dmitry at typo3.org
Mon Jul 16 15:30:57 CEST 2007
Robert Lemke wrote:
> I analyzed a few JS libraries for use with TYPO3 5.0 and tested extJS as
> well. The feature set and visuals are very impressive and the library
> provides many cool features out of the box. However, it is everything
> else than a lightweight and after running it in my browser for an hour
> or so, Firefox took more than 400 MB RAM - looks like there are some
> memory leaks ... In my eyes, it's a huge beast, not very easy to handle.
> Finally it was not very resposive on my Macbook Pro - even though it was
> only short delays, they spoil the impression of working with a desktop
Possibly you do not need to include all files from extJS and not need to
use its debug version. It will be faster.
> After checking out qooxdoo, Dojo, Prototype, script.aculo.us, Ext JS,
> jQuery and mootools, I chose mootools for my further experiments. It is
> a very cool, lightweight and clean (beautiful code!) JS library. It
> provides the usual basic effects but can be extended with plugins - and
> a lot of plugins exist.
> So, mootools (www.mootools.net) is my recommendation - but feel free to
> choose another framework depending on your requirements for 4.x.
Mootools uses MIT license. Need to check for compatibility with GPL...
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