Blog Posts by Ren Waldura

  • Mojito is a Black Duck Rookie!

    We are super psyched to receive a Rookie award from Black Duck! Black Duck is the company behind the open source tracker; every year they pick 10 projects, out of the thousands they monitor, for special recognition.

    This year, it’s Mojito! Black Duck got in touch with us about our nomination about a week ago, and we were super excited to hear we made it in the final list of nominees.

    What does this mean? First off, it’s a nice morale boost for us, who grind daily in the JavaScript trenches. Second, it means our hard work is starting to pay off, and people, like you, like Black Duck, like the JavaScript community, are starting to pay attention, and take notice of our little minty framework.

    Make no mistake: Mojito is new, Mojito breaks new ground, Mojito lets you build better apps, faster:

    • The first full-stack MVC framework -- JavaScript everywhere, client and server, with Node.js
    • An integrated framework, not a mere pile of modules to bolt together by yourself
    • Built from
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  • Yahoo!’s Mojito is Now Open Source


    I'm psyched to announce today the availability of Yahoo!’s Mojito in open source, a ground-breaking JavaScript framework developed by Yahoo! for Web developers. Mojito is one of the Yahoo! Cocktails, our JavaScript-centric presentation platform for connected devices.

    Notice how I said Mojito is targeted at Web developers. Why? Because we strongly believe in an open, unencumbered Web at Yahoo!. The ubiquitous World Wide Web that is present anywhere, and accessible everywhere.
    By releasing Mojito to the developer community we are looking to enable digital media developers to build higher-end mobile experiences faster – leading to better consumer engagement and better advertising impact to unlock more market opportunities.

    Tough Choices

    If you want to build apps that reach all your customers, anywhere and everywhere, this might ring a bell. Today you have to make hard choices, mutex choices – I hate those. Build a desktop Web site? Build a mobile Web site? Build an app? Translation: an

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