Monday, September 5th, 2005

XMLHttpRequest – Bypassing Security for Development

Category: Articles

Julien Couvreur has run into the development pain of having to have an ajaxian page hosted on the same area as you return data from. You would like to just use file:// but it often isn’t practical, and you end up doing a lot of security checks. Julien explains how he wrote a GreaseMonkey user Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:54 am
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3 rating from 5 votes

Skype Ajaxian technique to pick phone numbers

Category: Showcase

I happened upon a nice use of Ajax when looking for a SkypeIn number. As the user, I could change the area code, and an ajaxian request would go out for samples of that number. Then, I could even narrow it down by putting in a full, or partial number, and skype would tell me Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:46 am
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3.2 rating from 6 votes

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

Kiko: Yet Another Ajaxian Calendar

Category: Calendar, Showcase

Certain apps tend to jump out for Ajaxian writers. The online calendar is one of them, and Kiko has stepped up to the plate with their offering. What’s better? Interface Click On Anything – Everything is interactive. Right click it, drag it – it all works the way you expect from a native application. Everything’s Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:57 am
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3.2 rating from 18 votes

addEvent() considered harmful

Category: Articles

addEvent() considered harmful is an interesting entry that delves into the world of events and JavaScript. Are there differences between the W3C and Microsoft event registration models?. Yuppers. The article discusses: Unlimited event handlers Avoiding memory problems in IE The difference between addEventListener and attachEvent addEvent() and a foldout menu We do have libraries that Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:50 am
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3.3 rating from 8 votes

Web.UI 3.0 for ASP.NET

Category: .NET, Component, Showcase, Toolkit

Components. Components. Components. That mysterious marketplace. Component Art has a bunch, and has a new 3.0 beta version set out. Ajax Windows Explorer Ajax Image Gallery Ajax Calendar Ajax Product Info Ajax Context Menu Ajax TabStrip Content Ajax Menu Content Ajax TreeView Content Ajax Server Date/Time Ajax Standard Controls Grid TreeView CallBack TabStrip SiteMap Snap Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:41 am
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3.4 rating from 16 votes

Thursday, September 1st, 2005

Backbase creates Ajaxian Petstore

Category: Showcase

The Backbase team has taken the infamous PetStore application, and has ajaxified it using their framework. A full writeup has been placed on the BEA dev2dev network. View the running ajax petstore here

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:08 am
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Catalyst: Ajaxian Perl Framework

Category: Perl, Screencast

Catalyst is a framework that is trying to do for Perl, what Rails has done for Ruby. You can view screencast movies, including one which walks you through creating an auto complete piece of Ajax

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:00 am
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4.7 rating from 15 votes

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