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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#10442 closed feature (wontfix)

Integrate widget factory

Reported by: jzaefferer Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone: 1.next
Component: core Version: git
Keywords: 1-8-discuss Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Description (last modified by jzaefferer)

This ticket is mostly meant to start a discussion around the jQuery UI widget factory, and potentially integrating it into jQuery Core to make it more accessible to (plugin) developers. Even in the likely case of not landing it, getting feedback on the current design from core developers would be very useful.

Current version is here, there is a bunch of new features going to land in 1.9: https://github.com/jquery/jquery-ui/blob/master/ui/jquery.ui.widget.js

Unit tests are here: https://github.com/jquery/jquery-ui/tree/master/tests/unit/widget

Documentation (wip) is here: https://github.com/scottgonzalez/widget-factory-docs (doesn't yet cover the internal API, like _create, _bind and more).

Change History (7)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by jzaefferer

Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: 1-8-discuss added
Milestone: None1.8

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by scottgonzalez

I'm not really sure what we'll get out of this. John did a review a while ago and I incorporated all of his feedback in the 1.8 release.

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by dmethvin

Component: unfiledcore
Status: newopen

Moving to open for 1.8 discussion.

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by dmethvin

Milestone: 1.81.next

We're not planning to do this in 1.8.

comment:5 Changed 10 years ago by [email protected]

What about the discussion of moving $.widget into core? Alone, $.widget is a very powerful tool for creating plugins, and has almost no dependencies on anything else in UI. It could be very useful to pull the hierarchy and bridge code out, say into core jquery.plugin.js, and leave jquery.widget.js with the $.Widget code, as that is specific to UI plugin lifecycles.

comment:7 Changed 10 years ago by dmethvin

We don't require either in core, and our emphasis with 1.8 is to reduce bloat. Users can easily combine whatever plugins they require into a single file for their own project needs.

comment:8 Changed 10 years ago by dmethvin

Resolution: wontfix
Status: openclosed

I don't see any good reasons for putting this in core, since we don't have a dependency on it, so I'll close this ticket.

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