Yahoo pulls plug from YUI library




Yahoo has pulled the plug out of its Yahoo User Interface, a software library that was meant for web programmers. According to the YUI Internet company no longer meets the current requirements and wants to focus on other projects.

YUI YUI is an open source CSS and JavaScript library that is designed for developing interactive web applications. The software library contains many elements that can be used for instance to render graphics or showing sliders. Deployed by a web programmer Yahoo YUI developed internally since 2005. A year later, the company gave the code free.

Although Yahoo still version 2 and 3 released YUI, the Internet company has now decided to discontinue further development of its software library completely. According to Yahoo’s web programmers with less and less interest in large javascript libraries because they see such libraries as ‘walled gardens’. Server-side alternatives also gaining ground while integrating new versions of Javascript libraries more and more functionality. Yahoo will probably still some releases for YUI 3 release to fix. Critical bugs


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