jUMP into Dojo
Des Moines, IA – Aug 5, 2011

jUMP into Dojo gives you a rapid introduction to the capabilities of Dojo as well as the experience in applying them to solve real-world problems.

In this workshop you will learn:

  • What to expect when developing Ajax and Dojo-based web applications
  • Essential JavaScript features and techniques for rich web application development
  • DOM, Ajax, & Animations made easy with the Dojo core APIs
  • Packaging your Dojo application
  • Dijit and DojoX; An overview of the Dojo Widget System

This workshop is THE best starting point for any developer wanting to learn about Dojo.


  • Experience with HTML, including a basic understanding of standard markup commonly used (divs, anchors, lists, etc.)
  • Experience with CSS on a basic level, including understanding of simple CSS selectors
  • Experience with JavaScript on a basic level
  • A basic understanding of the DOM is a plus
  • Familiarity with functional programming constructs or object-oriented programming is a plus
  • Familiarity with Dojo is a plus


  • Introduction to Dojo
  • Events with Dojo
  • Introduction to Dijit
  • Dojo’s DOM APIs
  • Dojo’s AJAX APIs and JSON
  • Effects with Dojo
  • Packaging
  • DojoX Tour