Monday, July 24th, 2006

Diigo: Social Annotation

Category: Showcase

Diigo is about “Social Annotation”, which, in our view, is a superset of Social Bookmarking, and much more. On the annotation side, Diigo allows highlights and sticky notes anywhere on any web page – a bit likewizlite or mystickies. On the social bookmarking side, Diigo is a cross between delicious, Google Notebook and Clipmarks. There Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:00 am
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3.6 rating from 11 votes

XN Test: The next Unit Testing project?

Category: JavaScript, Library, Utility

Brian McCallister is up to his usual tricks. This time he didn’t like JsUnit for a certain use case, so he created the embryo for a new test framework in JavaScript: For now let’s call it XN. With it you can end up with a test API such as: < View plain text > javascript Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:47 am
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3.7 rating from 11 votes

Saturday, July 22nd, 2006

Zannel, Inc. Hiring Senior Web Engineer

Zannel, Inc. is a venture funded startup backed by two, top-tier VC firms. We are located on Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park, CA, and are currently in stealth mode developing a next-generation multimodal social entertainment platform that will revolutionize how content is experienced across connected devices. Founded by the team that built the largest mobile Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:43 pm
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3.8 rating from 12 votes

JSSoundKit: Super-Easy Sound API

Category: Flash, Library

JSSoundKit is wraps the Flash Sound object, making it easy to incorporate sound into your Ajax apps. Really easy, in fact: < View plain text > javascript var mysound = new Sound(); mysound.loadSound("http://www.archive.org/download/Behind/SyncFilmicoBehind.mp3", true); mysound.setVolume(30); Sound is a great example of using Flash to achieve progressive enhancement – enhance the experience in those browsers that Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:14 am
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4.1 rating from 23 votes

Friday, July 21st, 2006

CSS Browser Selector

Category: JavaScript, Library

Rafael Lima took inspiration from 37 Signals browser selector idea and created it. “It” being a JS library that allows you to create browser specific CSS to be merged into your normal classes. Example You can prefix browser specific elements (available codes: ie, gecko, opera, konqueror, safari) and the library will make sure that the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:13 pm
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4.2 rating from 30 votes

Google Paint

Category: Fun, Google

Google Paint is more Friday Fun :)

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:08 pm
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3.7 rating from 40 votes

Microshaft Web 2.0 Services Framework

Category: Fun

Since it is Friday, we have a marketing video of the new Microshaft Web 2.0 Services Framework Microshaft Web 2.0 Services Framework is a great new open source XML JS peer to peer dynamic ajax framework that provides user created content with a colaborative wiki that isn’t just rss compliant but is also ipod and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:16 pm
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3.6 rating from 30 votes

Ningbar: Customizable, Dynamic JS top bar

Category: Showcase, UI

Ning has replaced their bulky sidebar that “formerly hogging the right hand column of every Ning app” with a new Ningbar which is a nice JavaScript drop down. The closed Ningbar One opened state The folding down top bar seems to be a new favourite pattern these days. To begin with we saw “Login / Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:03 pm
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3.6 rating from 15 votes

Ajax File uploads to Amazon S3

Category: Articles, Dojo, Ruby

Raphael Bauduin has written about his experience converting a Rails remote form into a dojo.io.bind call that enables him to upload a file: File uploads are finally deployed! You can now specify in MyOwnDB that a detail of your entity is of the type “file”. This will let you attach a file to an entry, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:05 am
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3.8 rating from 45 votes

Asteroid: Seaside Comet Implementation

Category: Comet, Library

Diego Gomez Deck has written an Comet implementation in Seaside (Smalltalk continuations based web framework) called Asteroid. Features JSON-rpc implementation disconnection handled in browsers manual reconnection automatic reconnection working in IE visual feedback (using script.aculo.us) rpc connection/disconnection events reception View a demo

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am
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3.8 rating from 14 votes

A Java-based HTTP Proxy for Ajax

Category: Java, Programming

On the Java.net blog of Greg Murray, he demonstrates a method of creating a proxy client in Java for an XMLHttpRequest of your choice. One drawback of working with AJAX is that an AJAX-based client cannot make calls to URLs outside of its domain, which means that it cannot access services located on another server. Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 6:53 am
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2.6 rating from 41 votes

Ajax Developer in Manhattan

Title: Ajax Developer Duration: 6 – 12 months Location: Manhattan Midtown, NYC Requirement: Senior level GUI developer with advance level skills in Ajax, XHTML, CSS, Document Object Model, XML, STRONG in XSLT and JavaScript with good skills and experience in J2EE. Interested consultants please call Danny immediately. Thanks and Regards Danny Thoppay Technodyne LLC 576 Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:52 am
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3.4 rating from 7 votes

Thursday, July 20th, 2006

Ajax in Canada: Ojibwe Looking for Ajaxians

Web Service Developer Job Description: Web Service Developer Position Type: Full Time Location: Montreal, Canada Ojibwe is a web startup based in Montreal, founded by one of Canada’s leading technology entrepreneurs. We intend to build a web-based community site that will touch the lives of millions of people around the world. We are looking for Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 11:25 am
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Juggernaut: Comet for Rails?

Category: Comet, Ruby, Toolkit

Alex MacCaw has released a plugin for Ruby on Rails that “aims to revolutionize your Rails app by letting the server initiate a connection and push data to the client. In other words your app can have a real time connection to the server with the advantage of instant updates.” The plugin Juggernaut initiates a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:41 am
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4.1 rating from 11 votes

DealsPl.us Combines Web 2.0 and Community Shopping

Category: Showcase, Web20

What do you get when you combine one part Digg, some of the best, cheapest products out there and a little splash of Web 2.0? You get DealsPlu.us, a new social shopping site with a user-controlled rating system similar to Digg’s pioneering format. Our mission is simple, to save you time and money. We offer Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:16 am
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4.3 rating from 39 votes

XMLHttpRequest Case-Sensitive in IE7

Category: IE, XmlHttpRequest

Sleepyhead has posted a quick note about the XMLHttpRequest support in Internet Explorer 7, some bad news – it’s case-sensitive. The native XMLHttpRequest object in IE7 is case-sensitive. This is no big surprise – however that was not the case with the XMLHttpRequest active-x object in earlier versions of IE. So if you have old Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 6:59 am
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3.6 rating from 37 votes

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