Thursday, June 2nd, 2005

XAMJ: Another entry into the XML world

Category: Java

XAMJ is the latest entry into the category of “XML application markup languages”. It joins Microsoft’s XAML, Macromedia’s MXML, Mozilla’s XUL, etc etc. XAMJ is all about Java, and its motivation was: Open source Cross platform Easy to transition to Java based Secure Low bandwidth GUI Compiled Not too tied to a GUI Framework XAMJ Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:02 pm

2.7 rating from 6 votes

Web ComboBox V3

Category: Component, Examples

eBusiness Applications has released version 3.0 of their Web ComboBox. If you visit their demos you will see examples of all types of combo boxes. I had no idea that you would want so many options!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:26 am

3.4 rating from 8 votes

Ajax Debugging Tool

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, Utility, XmlHttpRequest

Julien Couvreur has released an improved version of his Ajax Debugging Tool. His latest GreaseMonkey script adds debugging features to the tracing script that he wrote previously.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:18 am
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3.3 rating from 8 votes

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005

Drip: IE Leak Detector

Category: Browsers, IE, JavaScript, Utility

One of the major issues in developing JavaScript applications (and hence Ajax) is that over time we have found memory leaks in implementations such as in IE (JScript). Joel Webber has stepped up to the plate and has released an early version of a leak detector for IE: It’s a pretty simple application. Basically, it Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:27 am

3.7 rating from 11 votes

Ajax powered BBC News RSS Reader example

Category: Ajax, Examples, Showcase

Nigel Crawley has written an ajaxian component which reads a given news feed (in this case BBC news feeds), and ticker-tapes them within the body of the component itself. The telegraph has this type of component, traditionally in Java, and is always the slowest thing to come into life. Now they can use a component Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:24 am
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3.5 rating from 8 votes

libXmlRequest: Simple Ajax JavaScript Wrapper

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, Library, XmlHttpRequest

Stephen Cote has released a very simple wrapper around XHR, called libXmlRequest. The XmlRequest library contains a two public request functions, getXml and postXml, that may be used to send synchronous and asynchronous XML Http requests from Internet Explorer and Mozilla. Example var oXml = getXml(“sample_data.xml”); var aNodes = selectNodes(oXml, “/sample-data-root/the-data”, oXml.documentElement); Visit the libXmlRequest Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:03 am
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3.4 rating from 12 votes

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