Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Grand Strategy – Ajax-enabled Risk Clone

Category: Games, Showcase

Ever feel like you want to play a good, forever-lasting game of Risk but just don’t have a board (or are somewhere where you couldn’t play it that way if you wanted?) Well, Bryan Brunton wrote in to tell us about a game inspired by this classic war game that’s fully Ajax enabled – Grand Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:13 am
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3.8 rating from 25 votes

Monday, July 10th, 2006

Ajax Activity Indicators Examples

Category: Component, Examples, Prototype

Ian Selby has written a thorough article on ajax activity indicators – make them globel and unobtrusive. Ian details his solution: So, what can we do about these problems? Well, if you’re using prototype as a part of your framework, you can register global indicator functions. These get executed when there are active requests, and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:50 am
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3.9 rating from 171 votes

WebDialogs.com – Web Conferencing Start-up

If you like to make a difference at your work, join our WebDialogs family in dynamic, vibrant and creative start-up environment. We are developing new disruptive web conferencing products that are fully utilizing the power of today’s web browser. As part of your job you will take the responsibility for all Ajax based front-end development. Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 7:42 am
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3.7 rating from 10 votes

MODx CMS – An Ajax/PHP Content System

Category: PHP, Utility

There’s a new offering in the PHP/Ajax content management system world and it definitely looks like it has potential – MODx CMS. MODx is an open source PHP Application Framework that helps you take control of your online content. It empowers developers and advanced users to give as much control as desired to whomever they Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:24 am
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4.4 rating from 202 votes

Web API authentication for mashups

Category: Ajax, Yahoo!

Julien Couvreur has posted on an interesting topic he’s been working with lately (along with Jason Levitt) – API authentication for mashup applications, both Ajax-enabled and not. Jason Levitt has been teasing me in our discussions on cross-domain requests about Yahoo’s upcoming authentication API. The recurring problem: how to offer web APIs that can be Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:12 am
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3.8 rating from 23 votes

Saturday, July 8th, 2006

Web Directions 06 (Sydney, September 26-29)

Category: Conferences

webdirections 06, the successor to Web Essentials 04 and 05, will be held in Sydney on September 26-29. Over two big days of WD06, plus two days of workshops, you’ll hear from international speakers: Kelly Goto, Derek Featherstone, Jeremy Keith, Thomas Vander Wal, Andy Clarke and Molly Holzschlag, as well as all the local folk, Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 1:51 am
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2.9 rating from 9 votes

Friday, July 7th, 2006

PHP-Based MySQL-to-JSON Converter

Category: Database, Remoting

A new PHP component by Adnan Siddiqi accepts a MySQL result set and converts it into a JSON message. MySQL To JSON: This class can be used to convert data from MySQL query results into a JavaScript expression in JavaScript Object Notation. It takes a MySQL query result handle and retrieves the query result column Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 7:23 am
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3.5 rating from 95 votes

JFK Assassination Timeline

Category: Showcase, UI

The JFK Assassination Timeline is a nice example of a dragable clickable pure JS UI. The demo shows off SIMILE: SIMILE is a joint project conducted by the W3C, MIT Libraries, and MIT CSAIL. SIMILE seeks to enhance inter-operability among digital assets, schemata/vocabularies/ontologies, metadata, and services. A key challenge is that the collections which must Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:03 am
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3.7 rating from 24 votes

Echo2 Widget Panel

Category: JavaScript, Library

Dietrich Kappe reported on an announcement made on the Echo2 developer list, talking about a new component panel similar to what you see on Google IG. Dietrich kindly put up a demo page.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:43 am
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4.2 rating from 38 votes

Thursday, July 6th, 2006

Slightly ThickerBox

Category: JavaScript, Library, UI

Lightboxes seem to be as hot as auto complete widgets or mashups these days! Jason Levine has modified Cody Lindley’s Thickbox code to create Slightly ThickerBox. The modifications allow the script to generate “Previous Image” and “Next Image” links. The result is that you can use Slightly ThickerBox to create image galleries. In addition, you Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:34 pm
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3.8 rating from 44 votes

Adobe Is Hiring

ADOBE JOB OPPORTUNITIES TO APPLY: Email Tracy Schmidt, Global Talent Scout, at tschmidt@adobe.com. Please specify which position you are applying for, and include your resume. About Adobe http://www.adobe.com/aboutadobe/main.html Position: Senior Web Application Developer Location: San Jose, California The Job: Work in a small, fast-paced team to develop web applications and web services that integrate a Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 9:53 pm
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3.7 rating from 11 votes

Senior Ajax Developer for Web/Windows Media Center Interface

We are a web development and motion graphics firm based in Burbank and Santa Monica California that is currently in urgent need of a senior Ajax developer to help create the user interface for a major movie download site. The same system will be served both for web and also for through Windows Media Center Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:04 pm
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YouSendIt – Senior Web Applications Engineer (Lead/Architect)

YouSendIt (www.yousendit.com) is the leader in digital file movement. We’ve got the funding, the platform, and a wealth of ambition — but we need great folks to start building a great business. Location: Mountain View, California – walking distance from the Caltrain station. TO APPLY: Please email your resume and cover letter to jobs @ Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:01 pm
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Netflix – Senior User Interface Engineer

The User Interface (UI) Engineer at Netflix has the responsibility of implementing one of the most well designed websites on the internet. Having a highly intuitive, useful web experience is at the core of the UI Engineer’s efforts. We are looking for someone that can help to develop the next standard of how people find Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:55 pm
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3.8 rating from 13 votes

The Ajax Experience Fall 2006 – Boston

Category: The Ajax Experience

After having a delightfully fun time at the Ajax Experience conference this past spring, we’ve been busily working on the next one. We’re happy to announce that we’re putting on the next Ajax Experience show in Boston on October 23 – 25. We’ll follow up with more details in the coming days. We hope you Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:47 pm
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4 rating from 33 votes

Wednesday, July 5th, 2006

PlanJam: Ajax Planning

Category: Showcase

PlanJam is a new beta site that has a heavy use of Ajax in its UI that allows you to plan your time wrt events in your area. Currently you have to put in a California zip code, but give it a go. Search for things, drag and drop items, and watch the mouseovers.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:22 am
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4.2 rating from 87 votes

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