Created by: xing, Last modification: 30 Dec 2005 (17:58 UTC) by Will

This is Documentation for the Javascript library Prototype.

Prototype is a JavaScript framework that aims to ease development of dynamic web applications. Featuring a unique, easy-to-use toolkit for class-driven development and the nicest Ajax library around, Prototype is quickly becoming the codebase of choice for Web 2.0 developers everywhere.

Please be advised that prototype can adversely effect some existing javascripts and in places it secretly modifies some of JavaScripts default behavior. Before proceeding with prototype it is worth considering James Mc Parlane's Rejection of prototype.

The Documentation is split among the following pages:

Prototype Use In Bitweaver

You can find Bitweaver Packages that use Prototype and instructions for including the Prototype library in your package here: PrototypeUseInBitweaver

Prototype Tutorials and Examples

There are some examples in the documentation here on bw.o, but here are some more sample uses of Prototype found around the web:
Easy AJAX with Prototype []
Prototype Library Info []
Quick Guide To Prototype []
Debugging AJAX Requests in Prototype []

Credits and About

This documentation is based on the original documentation here:

We hope to make this documenation more accessible by using a wiki for easy access and maintenance.


Prototype wiki

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