The YUI team released version 2.5.1 today and it’s available for download from SourceForge. This is a general patch release with 67 issues addressed throughout the library. 2.5.1 improves support for developers running YUI in Adobe’s AIR environment and addresses an important security issue raised over the weekend regarding JSON parsing in FireFox. Here are all the top-level items for 2.5.1:
evaled. Douglas’s fix for this is now incorporated in the YUI JSON Utility.
yuiloader-dom-event.js: We’ve added a new rollup file,
yuiloader-dom-event.js, which contains the light YUI Core (Yahoo Global Object, Dom Collection, and Event Utility) and adds to it the YUI Loader (which includes the Get Utility for dynamically adding script and CSS resources). This new aggregate file is the ideal baseline rollup to use when you want to be able to lazy-load any part of YUI on-demand. YUI Loader will calculate the dependency tree for the components you want to add, load the optimized resource list in the correct order, then fire your callback making use of the newly added components:
For full details on using the YUI Loader, see its User’s Guide. Note: YUI Loader is now included in the
utilities.js aggregate as well.