An extra session was added during Friday lunchtime, since Dan Webb’s Unobtrusive AJAX talk had been so popular on Thursday that not everyone who wanted to see it could get in.
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Dan then introduced his UJS Rails Plugin which helps to add behaviour to pages in the style he advocates. It provides helper methods for attaching a given behaviour to elements via a CSS-like syntax, and also helpers for common kinds of behaviour we want to use.
He described it as ‘hijacking and enhancing’ the page.