Friday, October 6th, 2006

Social Networking Startup Seeks Java Jedi

Social Sauce is seeking a superstar Java Developer to help create our new and innovative social networking website. If you love Java, work well with other people, quickly understand specification requirements and is dedicated to producing a high quality product then this is the opportunity for you! There will be no stopping your creative juices Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:43 pm
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3.4 rating from 11 votes

Ajax Experience Scholarship Deadline Today

Category: The Ajax Experience

Today is the deadline for The Ajax Experience Scholarship applications… please send yours in no later than 5 pm Eastern Daylight Time today (GMT -4). Winners will be announced on Tuesday!

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:16 am
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3.7 rating from 30 votes

Ajax and REST

Category: Articles

Bill Higgins has released part one of his article series on Ajax and REST: The more that server-side Web applications become immersive by following rich-application models and delivering personalized content, the more their architectures violate Representational State Transfer (REST), the Web’s architectural style. These violations can decrease application scalability and increase system complexity. By achieving Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:38 am
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3.4 rating from 30 votes

Farecast: Travel Help

Category: Showcase

Farecast is a new beta web application that allows you to be smart about your flights. We all know that flight costs go up and down, and this tool tries to visually show you where to travel, when to travel, and more. It has a nice rich interface including search refinement, mapping, integrated graphing and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:28 am
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3.7 rating from 23 votes

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

The State Of Web Development – Ajax set to surpass Flash in ’07

Category: Ajax, Editorial

Richard MacManus has posted on The State Of Web Development – Ajax set to surpass Flash in ’07. This is in reference to a report on the subject (free preview). The current stats are good, but take a look at the future. Ajax is here to stay. What will be the next big thing on Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:45 am
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Visualistic: Ajax Room Designer

Category: Showcase

In response to our article on Behr, Nick Snell pointed us to Visualistic which is a purely Ajax version in development. Read more about Project Visualistic.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:34 am
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2.8 rating from 53 votes

Safari 3.0: New Tricks

Category: Browsers, WebKit

The Mars report has Leopard Lust, and in their latest article they walk us through three features in Safari 3.0 that get them drooling: Tabs on Steroids: “Besides catching up with most other browser makers in letting users reorder their tabs through drag-and-drop, Apple is adding the ability to drag tabs off your browser and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:24 am
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3.9 rating from 24 votes

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

“Don’t Waste Time” with Graphical Ajax Solutions

Category: Editorial, Flash, UI, Usability

ZDNet’s Ryan Stewart argues against performing interactive graphics with Ajax (i.e. standard web technologies). The article relates to my post on different techniques for graphics with Ajax (covered on Ajaxian). Michael responds that the main argument against Flash is the user base, then goes on to list the plusses and minuses of "richer plugins". You Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:44 pm
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3.3 rating from 42 votes

WidSets: Nokia Mobile Widgets

Category: Component, Mobile

Nokia has released widgets for the mobile world: WidSets. This means that you can create widgets for mobile phones just as people have gotten into creating widgets for the desktop and webtop. If you take a peak into the example widgets you find that you need to create: Config Simple configuration parameters. < View plain Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:03 am
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3.3 rating from 26 votes

Natural Docs: Better Javascript Doc

Category: JavaScript, Utility

Jesse Kuhnert (or Dojo/Tapestry fame) wrote to us pointing to Natural Docs. Using the utility from http://naturaldocs.org and about 10-15 minutes of slight adjustment to my javascript comments I was fairly easily able to produce this. Keep in mind that this is only a very small sampling of the Tapestry javascript library, but it looks Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:50 am
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3.9 rating from 20 votes

Joe’s Logbook

Category: Showcase

Ian Smith (or Joe) has created a new online journal product called Joe’s Logbook. The tool lets users edit multiple journals in a single “grid” like interface. This makes it easy to create a food journal, a dream journal, and a personal journal and then update them all at the same time.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am
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3.5 rating from 15 votes

Fresh Logic Studios Scripts: OO JS

Category: .NET, JavaScript, Library

Fresh Logic Studios has created an object oriented JavaScript framework with a programming model similar to the Microsoft .NET Framework. Inside you’ll find JavaScript implementations for a small subset of the classes provided by the .NET Framework base class libraries. The library consists of classes for: Console Point Size Guid String Uri < View plain Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:28 am
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3.1 rating from 20 votes

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

SearchMash: Googles playpen

Category: Google, Showcase

Google has a play pen at SearchMash, although you have to look at the privacy policy to find out (or WHOIS). Nathan Weinberg has written up a nice piece on Google running SearchMash, which covers the nice rich features: Type in the search box without actually clicking in it. The idea? There isn’t exactly anywhere Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:56 pm
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jQuery Spy

Category: Showcase

Remy Sharp wrote jQuery Spy, a jQuery version of the Digg spy that makes it easy for anyone to add the spy-like feature to their web site via AJAX (or rather AJAH). The code allows you to customize: Fading out lower items custom duplicateion check Custom timestamp function Download jQuery Spy You can see this Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:51 am
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3.7 rating from 38 votes

Listpic: Craiglist Photo Viewer

Category: Showcase

Listpic is a simple photo viewer mashup of Craigslist data. Similar to iPhoto you can see and scroll through many pics at once, plus iPhoto-like pic resizing. There is no need to click in/out of all listings to see the pics and it has all cities, search, prices and locations, for quick listing preview.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:34 am
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3.7 rating from 32 votes

Netflix Million Dollar Prize

Sean Kane from Netflix wrote us yesterday about the 1 Million Dollar Netflix Prize: This contest seeks to substantially improve the accuracy of predictions about how much someone is going to love a movie based on their movie preferences. Netflix released to the public 100 million of its movie ratings, the largest of its kind Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 7:59 am
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