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grep for calls to Dojo and Mootools

5:42 pm on Dec 21, 2012 (gmt 0)


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I just started work on a pretty big site where the original developer is loading three libraries - jQuery, Dojo and Mootools - on every page.

I know that jQuery is getting used, but I have disabled Dojo and Mootools and can't see any problems. I can't find any calls to them either, but there are thousands of files (though not thousands of JS files, but it's possible that JS is inline in some files/templates) and I have looked around a bit and don't see any calls to those libraries.

Are there some fairly reliable markers for Dojo and Mootools I could grep for?

Like for jQuery I can grep for things like "(jQuery|\$\()" and hit most invocations with just a few siple strings like that.

Ideally, of course, the Dojo/Mootools searches would be distinct from jQuery (i.e. hit Mootools and Dojo,but not jQuery).

Since I don't know those librarires at all, I'm hoping someone can give some good ideas.