Friday, April 29th, 2005

Using DWR with Spring and Hibernate

Category: Ajax, Java, JavaScript

Matt Raible has written up his experience using DWR with Spring and Hibernate. Matt also kinda put up a movie showing the Ajax features at work. Very nice and clean. A good view of DWR, and nice Ajax techniques (e.g. changing from view to edit mode).

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:13 am
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3.1 rating from 37 votes

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

SmartClient 5.2: Another Ajaxian Toolkit

Category: Ajax, Component

SmartClient is another Ajaxian piece of software that is: an open DHTML/AJAX client engine rich user interface components & services client-server databinding systems Take it for a Test drive to see what you think. Some interesting examples there.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:19 am
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2.8 rating from 17 votes

JavaScript Shell for Browsers

Category: JavaScript

Found an interesting JavaScript Shell: A command-line interface for JavaScript and DOM. Features You can enter statements and expressions at the same prompt. The result of each non-void statement or expression is shown. User-defined variables. b = document.body User-defined functions. function f() { return 5; } JavaScript error messages are shown in red. Previous statements Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:13 am
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3.7 rating from 14 votes

Friday, April 22nd, 2005

Confluence gives us nice Ajax usage

Category: Ajax, Java, XmlHttpRequest

Atlassian has added a few new features to their new versions of Confluence, a quality Wiki. One item to show is their component which lists all pages in a nice tree. The Ajax approach now means that ALL of the data doesn’t have to get loaded at once (which could grow to be very large). Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:35 am
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4.1 rating from 7 votes

Thursday, April 14th, 2005

Drag n’ Drop in JavaScript

Category: JavaScript

A lot of people ask about drag and drop, and here is a nice set of examples: Direct Manipulation Using JavaScript and CSS. Direct manipulation, particularly drag and drop, is under utilized in desktop applications and is almost non-existant in web applications. The following examples demonstrate that direct manipulation is possible in modern browsers. Each Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:29 am
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3.4 rating from 28 votes

Monday, April 11th, 2005

GreasemonkIE: JavaScript’s for both browsers

Category: JavaScript

GreaseMonkey is a very popular plugin for Mozilla, and now Todd has released a very early version of GreaseMonkIE. Although some may poo-poo IE, we can’t forget its market-share, and from what I hear IE 7 is going to be pretty darn cool. So, hopefully the monkIE will catch up to the monkey, and user Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:48 pm
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3.7 rating from 3 votes

Ajax Wrapper for .NET

Category: .NET

Michael Schwarz has released a .NET Ajax wrapper DLL. The DLL itself is available for download, but the source code is not currently available. You can take a peak at an example using C#, or VB. Of course, ASP.NET has a bunch of Ajax support, which is enhanced in Whidbey. A lot of the components Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:11 pm
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2.7 rating from 7 votes

Tacos: Tapestry Ajax Components

Category: Ajax, Component

A new release of Tacos has been produced. Tacos contains Ajaxian components for the Java Web Framework Tapestry. Typical Tree components exist, but what is more exciting is the fact that Partial components have been added. Take a look at the demo to see more. As Matt Raible says: Even better, these components work fine Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:06 am
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3.7 rating from 61 votes

Monday, April 4th, 2005

ActiveWidgets Grid 1.0

Category: Component, JavaScript, Library, Toolkit

ActiveWidgets has released an updated Grid component: ActiveWidgets Grid 1.0. The grid component is very clean and slick, and is only one of the many components in their UI toolkit. ActiveWidgets products are available for both open source and commercial software development. Here are the simple guidelines for choosing the right licensing option: Use the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:44 am
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3.4 rating from 11 votes

SQL to query JavaScript? :)

Category: JavaScript

TrimPath has a new TrimQuery release which groks SQL: With some inspiration from the JavaScript DB project, I’ve finally added a SQL parsing frontend to TrimQuery, release 1.0.28. That is, the TrimQuery engine now supports SQL instead of just the TrimQuery Language (TQL). You can take a look at the new demo page for a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:37 am
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3.3 rating from 12 votes

Friday, April 1st, 2005

You know you’re a Java weenie when…

Category: Java

Hani viciously biles you, and you publicly thank him for it, calling it “an honor” You go to TheServerSide Java Symposium even though you talk about how much you hate TheServerSide.com. You then try to hide in sessions as you blog that you only go because you like Vegas You feel the need to tell Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:10 am
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3.9 rating from 7 votes

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