Thursday, September 21st, 2006

sizeasy: because size matters

Category: Showcase

Sizeasy is a simple Ajax application that lets you size up items. If you are hanging on eBay and you see that the gold bar that you are looking at has a size of “90x58x20mm” you may find it hard to know what that actually means. Well, this is where Sizeasy comes in, as you Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:21 am
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3.8 rating from 26 votes

Top 8 Ajax evaluation criteria

Category: Ajax, Editorial

As companies and individuals (this means you) continue to sort out just what the big deal about Ajax is and how it can help them, they need to also look at some of the things they need to consider about its implementation into their site. Thankfully, FrontForge has created a basic list to help you Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:01 am
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3.4 rating from 85 votes

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

The 4 States of Ajax Adoption

Category: Editorial

Joe Walker has written a piece on The 4 States of Ajax Adoption: 1. Denial Usually accompanied with an explanation like “Java Applets are better“, or “Javascript makes your website inaccessible to blind people”. (Generally I don’t buy either argument although I can see a diminishing case for WebStart). 2. Progressive Enhancement Means taking an Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:33 pm
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3.8 rating from 69 votes

BeanView – Forms and Validation for Echo2

Category: Component

Echo2 has been described as Swing for Ajax, and its component model does have a passing similarity with the Java desktop GUI. So it’s not surprising to see a component come out for both Echo2 and Swing at the same time: BeanView 1.1, which was released yesterday. What is BeanView? BeanView is a Java library Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 11:46 am
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3.5 rating from 20 votes

Adventures in JavaScript testing slides

Category: Presentation, Prototype

Thomas Fuchs has posted his slides on unit testing JavaScript from his talk at RailsConf Europe (large PDF). The presentation covers: The history of JavaScript testing :) His unit test package Benchmarking Tying into rake Behaviour Driven Design based testing Debugging utilities

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:08 am
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3.7 rating from 37 votes

AJAX MVC (so to speak)

Category: JavaScript, PHP, Programming

Ever feel like, when you’re coing up that next great Ajax application, that you’re doing the same things over and over again? Like there has to be something better out there to help you make development of common functionality a lighter and easier task? MVC (Model/View/Controller) just might be what you’re looking for, and in Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:20 am
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3.2 rating from 47 votes

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

Lead Developer UI Developer for Hyperic

Great opportunity for a strong lead/Architect UI engineer– Location is in San Francisco, CA Privately held and based in San Francisco, CA, Hyperic, Inc. provides the only IT operations management solutions designed to rapidly bring order to today’s volatile IT landscape by leveraging the vibrant Open Source community, allowing enterprises to pinpoint, correct and ultimately Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:14 pm
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3.1 rating from 12 votes

Collaborative Comet Applications

Category: Examples

Diego Gomez Deck has put together a couple of demos showing how to use Comet to create a new type of collaborative applications. There are detailed spanish writeups here and here. There is some english information here You can check out screencasts of the two demos: Social Shopping Collaborative Spreadsheet

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:26 am
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3.6 rating from 34 votes

Objectifying JavaScript

Category: JavaScript, Programming

Javascript is just like any other language – well, sorta. It has the power to make your web applications really earn their keep and perform for the user. It also can be confusing if things start getting pretty complex. Thankfully, there’s something that can help you compartmentalize your code and make it simpler to use Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 10:20 am
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3.4 rating from 25 votes

Fwicki: Ajax Mashable Feed Reader

Category: Showcase

The Genesis Project has released Fwicki, an RSS feed reader that combines mashup, ajax, feed generation, and more. What is Fwicki? Personalize your RSS experience: Take RSS to a new level with fwicki. Create a custom news environment where you get your news and information in one centralized location. Fwicki is much more than a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:56 am
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4.1 rating from 28 votes

Monday, September 18th, 2006

Hyperic.com Hiring HTML Help

Hyperic.com Please respond to tess@hyperic.com Java Ajax/JSP User-Interface Developer Responsibilities • Provide technical expertise to the project team members on the design, • development, test and implementation of a dynamic, web-based front-end to a system management platform • Ownership of the majority of the GUI features • Maintain, analyze, and enhance current feature set with Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 9:02 pm
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2.9 rating from 10 votes

DishPronto Desires Developer — NYC

Developer, midtown Manhattan You’ve mastered ASP.NET, CSS, JS and XHTML (the old AJAX jig), you don’t create anything that’s not standards-compliant, and you’re fascinated by where the web is going. You’re passionate about finding the best way to convey information and to drive users to action, and you can do it all without wearing a Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 9:01 pm
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3.3 rating from 13 votes

Google Hiring UI Software Engineer

User Interface Software Engineer – Mountain View Position available in Mountain View, CA. The world-class Engineering team at Google aims to solve the most fascinating and difficult problems in computer science and make a positive difference in tens of millions of lives every day. Google engineers are always on the forefront in the creation of Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:59 pm
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3.2 rating from 14 votes

Stanford Scientists Starting Stealth Social Site; Seeking Staff

**** AJAX – Lead Developer **** at Stealth Social Network New York, NY and Palo Alto, CA We are Stanford computer scientists, based both in NYC and Palo Alto, CA, launching a new type of social network. We are looking for a lead AJAX developer to join our team. Our site has a feature set Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:34 pm
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3.1 rating from 15 votes

Harvard / MIT Students Looking for PHP Ajaxians

A Harvard/MIT web 2.0 startup is seeking PHP and Ajax developers to help launch the beta version of the site. The targeted Internet space has a market size of 71M users and is dominated by a handful of web 1.0 companies. Qualified applicants will be given a specific project in exchange for equity. Upon completion Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:32 pm
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2.4 rating from 13 votes

Mitch Kapor Hiring

Web UI Developer-Open Source Applications Foundation OSAF is looking for a Web UI Developer to join our team building a world class Web application for calendaring and personal information management. An ideal candidate would have deep skills in JavaScript, DOM, and CSS, and a background in Software Engineering. We’re looking for someone with a passion Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:31 pm
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2.9 rating from 11 votes

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