Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

Webservices and Ajax.NET

Category: .NET

A lot if happening in the .NET world wrt Ajax. The Ajax.NET framework has added the ability to get Ajax working against Webservices where the code can’t (or you don’t want it to…) be changed. <html> <head> <script language=”text/javascript” src=”demoservice.asmx?AJAX”></script> </head> <body> <script language=”text/javascript”> var x = DemoService.ServerAdd(5, 6); alert(x.value); </script> </body> </html>

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:10 am
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Gregarius: Ajaxian Feed Aggregator

Category: Showcase

Gregarius is a web-based RSS/RDF/ATOM feed aggregator, designed to run on your web server, allowing you to access your news sources from wherever you want. Completely web-based (runs on your web server) Simple, password-protected, administration and configuration AJAX powered item tagging Full-text search Committed to web standards: renders XHTML/CSS, supports OPML Gregarius is FREE software Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:08 am
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Monday, August 1st, 2005

JavaScript and Screenreaders

Category: Accessibility

We are all worried about what happens in an Ajaxian world, for folks that use screen readers and the like. The DOM Scripting Task Force is worried too: What do you get when you cross JavaScript with a screen reader? Exactly. We don’t know. We often hear people say things like “I assume screen readers Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:37 am
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IE 7 Reviews

Category: Browsers, Google, IE

Joe Walker of DWR has written about IE 7 reviews: Mezzoblue looks into the CSS bugs, which don’t appear to be fixed Can you run IE 7 and previous versions? The Register thinks IE 7 got naughty with Google/Y!. Scoble gets even, and IE Blog responds IE 7 Announcement Mozilla: IE 7 to boost Firefox Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:28 am
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Automatic testing of your web pages with JavaScript

Category: Toolkit

We have talked about Selenium (cure to Mercury ;), and JsUnit. Jon Tirsen (ThoughtWorker) has a nice proof of concept that has been added to scriptaculous. This Firefox enabled addition allows for automatic testing of your web pages with JavaScript: new Test.Unit.Runner({ test_InPlaceEditor: function() { with(this) { inPlaceEditor = new Ajax.InPlaceEditor($(‘tobeedited’), ‘inplaceeditor_result.html’); Event.simulateEvent(‘tobeedited’,’mouseover’); assertEqual(“rgb(238, 238, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:22 am
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