Dojo concepts for Java developers

Declaring classes and setting context

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Dave Draper

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: October 14, 2008

Dojo is being used more and more in Web-based applications. Many developers have strong skills in Java™ programming, but only limited experience in JavaScript. They can struggle with the conceptual leap from a strongly typed, object-oriented compilation language to a dynamic, weakly typed scripting language. This confusion can make it difficult for developers to correctly declare Dojo classes. This article helps clear up this confusion, shows why it may be necessary to set context, and describes how to go about it.

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