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Hey designers, if you only know one thing about JavaScript, this is what I would recommend | CSS-Tricks

This is a really great short explanation by Chris. I think it shows that the really power of JavaScript in the browser isn’t so much the language itself, but the DOM—the glue that ties the JavaScript to the HTML.

It reminds me of the old jQuery philosophy: find something and do stuff to it.

DOM Enlightenment

This looks great! It’s a CC-licensed book by Cody Lindley (whose work I’ve admired for many years) aimed at teaching DOM Scripting for modern browsers. You can read the whole thing online or wait for the paper version from O’Reilly.

If all your JavaScript currently consists of writing jQuery plugins, I highly recommend you read this.

You Must Learn JavaScript — Article — The Nerdary

Kenny Meyers on the ubiquity of JavaScript.

BBC - Glow JavaScript Library

The BBC have released their JavaScript library. This one is worth paying attention to for its wide browser support base.

Easy as Pie Ajax Requests - Create compelling ajax in minutes with simple examples. | Notes from Phazm

This is a good straightforward hands-on explanation of Ajax: succinct and clear.

jQuery UI: Widgets, Components, and Interactions

From the people who brought you jQuery comes a set of widgets built using jQuery complete with documentation and tutorials.

UT| Event delegation without a JavaScript library

A nice succinct explanation of how to roll your own JavaScript event delegation from Andy Hume.

dpaste: #15223: LOLDOM, by Jeremy Keith

Okay, this started as a joke but then I couldn't resist writing a bit of code. Usage: OH_HAI.I_CAN_HAS_ELEMENT_BY_ID("Id") and OH_HAI.I_CAN_HAS_ELEMENTS_BY_TAG_NAME("tag").

Channy’s Blog - » 『DOM 스크립트』 출간 이벤트!

DOM Scripting... now also available in Korean.

Viget Labs Is Hiring - Join Our Design Team

What excellent taste this web design shop has. I don't mean the fancy scrolling—I'm talking about what's on the bookshelf.

MiniAjax.com / A showroom of nice looking simple downloadable DHTML and AJAX scripts

A collection of scripts. There might be some good stuff here but use with care and discretion.

Dear JavaScript Library Developers… - Wait till I come!

Christian's wish list for JavaScript libraries.

rikrikrik: Wasted Javascript

How much page weight is being wasted on JavaScript. It's time to shed those pounds.

danwebb.net - RailsConf Presentation Slides and Example Code

A PDF of Dan's slides from RailsConf. Looks like it was an excellent presentation.

Brown University

Interesting use of unobtrusive JavaScript for front page navigation. Bonus points are awarded for the hAtom and hCard markup.

vanillart » A List Apart » Séparation Comportementale

A French translation of my most recent article for A List Apart.

Vitamin Features » Go forth and API

Cameron has written a great article on using APIs with Ajax. I love the idea of using .htaccess to fake a proxy and get around the same-site restriction.

The JavaScript Library World Cup [JavaScript & DHTML Tutorials]

Dan Webb does an excellent job of comparing the big four JavaScript libraries that were discussed at @media.

Garrett Dimon / Front-End Architecture: AJAX & DOM Scripting

Garret gives an excellent, excellent round-up of the factors involved in the behaviour layer of front-end architecture (that's 'building websites' to you and me).