Monday, July 31st, 2006

Ajax Developer in NYC

Job Description: Hot young startup backed by corporate money is seeking a Front End User Interface Programmer/Designer with a demonstrable track record. Job Responsibilities: Build and maintain companies front end, and help design, manage and implement new features. Job Qualifications: BS or advanced degree in Computer Science 2+ years experience in front-end design Expertise with Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:31 pm
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2.8 rating from 13 votes

IE 7 Distributed in Windows Update

Category: Browsers, IE

The IE 7 team just let us know that IE7 is to be distributed via Automatic Updates!: As we get close to the final availability of Internet Explorer 7, I want to provide an update on our distribution plans. To help our customers become more secure and up-to-date, we will distribute IE7 as a high-priority Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:08 pm

3.4 rating from 30 votes

What is Mobile Web 2.0?

Category: Mobile, Web20

On the Web 2.0 Journal today, there’s a new article from Ajit Jaokar asking for a real definition of what “mobile web 2.0” really means. I see Web 2.0 as the Intelligent web or ‘Harnessing Collective Intelligence.’ Mobile Web 2.0 extends the principle of ‘Harnessing Collective Intelligence’ to restricted devices. The seemingly simple idea of Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:35 am

2.7 rating from 24 votes

Creating an Ajax Login Page with Dojo/Zend Framework

Category: Dojo, PHP, Programming

Alexander Netkachev shows, in this new post on his site, how to create an Ajax-based login page with the help of the Dojo library and a new offering from Zend – the Zend Framework. The Zend Framework is a MVC-based framework written in PHP. A few days ago I understood the right usage of the Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:14 am

3.7 rating from 58 votes

Friday, July 28th, 2006

IE7 XMLHttpRequest – Native or Not?

Category: IE, XmlHttpRequest

MS announced this week that IE7 will be pushed as a high-priority update, so we can expect it to be popular pretty quickly. Reader Shawn Lauriat brought our attention to the question: How native is IE7’s XMLHttpRequest? The IE team have promoted the new IE7 as including native XMLHttpRequest. This is the case, insofar as Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:42 pm

4.1 rating from 51 votes

Aptana: New Web IDE in Beta

Category: Ajax, Aptana, Utility

Fred Anderson pointed us to Aptana, a new web IDE based on Eclipse. They provide some nice screencasts of the functionality, and in the documentation they list “hot-To’s” for Many of the frameworks. Features Code Assist on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS languages, including your own JavaScript functions Outliner that gives a snapshot view of your Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:59 pm

4.5 rating from 79 votes

Is Ajax development slowing down?

Category: Ajax, Editorial

In his latest blog post, Eric Pascarello asks the question “Is Ajax development slowing down?” Is the shiny new coating of this revolution in web development finally wearing a bit thin, causing people to move on or not innovate like they used to? I was asked an interesting question by a friend the other day. Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:42 am

3.6 rating from 29 votes

Thursday, July 27th, 2006

Cross-site Ajax (from OSCON 2006)

Category: Ajax, Programming

Kevin Yank, SitePoint’s “reporter in the field” at this year’s OSCON has a new post on the SitePoint Web Tech blog with information and his impressions about a talk given by Joseph Smarr, a Plaxo developer on cross-site Ajax. Mashups, if you’ve been living under a rock, are web applications built by combining services provided Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 3:35 pm

4 rating from 31 votes

Prototypify: Running Prototype code with legacy code

Category: JavaScript, Library, Prototype

Aaron Newton, Product Manager at CNET sent us an email about his issues of using Prototype in production at a large company like CNET: I’ve made a lot of use of Prototype but using it has been a bit of a controversy here at our network. Specifically, the extensions that are inherent in Prototype often Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:55 pm

3 rating from 8 votes

Ajax and the Spring Framework with TIBCO General Interface

Category: Articles, Examples, Programming, TIBCO

Brian Walsh has written an exceedingly well documented tutorial on combining Spring MVC, XStream and TIBCO GI. The focus is on using GI at the view layer while making only incremental changes to an existing Spring MVC application (the application from the Spring MVC step-by-step tutorial in this case, which you’ll have to step through Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 2:49 pm
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4.1 rating from 34 votes

Pains of document.domain in FireFox 1.5

Category: JavaScript, Tip

Alexander Kirk has written about a problem with XHR, responseXML and document.domain in FireFox: This will work in IE, Safari, and Opera. This will not work in Firefox 1.0. This is very awkward but at least it has been fixed in 1.5. So it will work in Firefox 1.5. But: The responseXML object is useless. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:55 pm

4.1 rating from 17 votes

Ajax Design Patterns Book

Category: Books

The “Ajax Design Patterns” book is now out and I’ve added some overview info to the AjaxPatterns wiki. It’s published by O’Reilly, written by myself (Michael Mahemoff), and consists of 655 pages with 70 patterns and introductory material. Part 1: Introduction Chapter 1: Introducing Ajax. Expains how Ajax came about, overviews the technology, and identifies Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 12:44 pm

4.1 rating from 28 votes

Javascript Boot Camp Tutorial

Category: Conferences, JavaScript

Whether you’re a “back to basics” kind of person or are just starting out and want to catch up quick on your Javascript skills, you might want to check out this great resource from a talk/tutuorial given by Amy Hoy at this year’s OSCON – a Javascript Boot Camp. Even though AJAX wouldn’t ever have Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:59 am

3.5 rating from 28 votes

Ajax Optimization Techniques Talk (OSCON 2006)

Category: Conferences, Presentation

On the SitePoint Blogs today, “live” from this year’s OSCON, there’s a new post covering the talk from Kevin Henrikson concerning how to squeeze the most out of your Ajax connections – a few handy optimization techniques. Kevin Henrikson of Zimbra gave a brisk presentation covering some of the lessons his organization has learned and Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:46 am

4.1 rating from 14 votes

Wednesday, July 26th, 2006

Cross Domain Comet

Category: Comet

Adding on to the last post on cross domain XHR, Cometd now supports working across domains, without plugins. Alex Russell explains: By building on top of the Dojo ScriptSrcIO infrastructure it was trivial to make a JSONP transport for Cometd. We just adapt the long-poll style of Comet but make the initial handshake messages JSONP-clued. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:42 am
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3.9 rating from 31 votes

Why XHR should support Cross Domain

Category: Articles

Peter Nixey has written a piece on his frustrations with the lack of cross domain XHR in his current applications. Clientside cross-domain data requests are an extremely useful tool. They can only currently be done (in Javascript) using the script-tag workaround to deliver data as JSON. External JSON is extremely dangerous as it is arbitrary Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:39 am

3.5 rating from 24 votes

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