Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

Dynamic Graphics in the Browser

Category: Canvas, Programming, UI

Dynamic graphics inside the browser are starting to become a little bit more practical, thanks to increased support for Canvas and SVG. I recently discussed eight competing techniques for generating dynamic graphics in an Ajax application, each with their own implications for portability, usability, and performance. The following techniques are descibed: SVG Canvas Dynamic images Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 6:21 am
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3.7 rating from 44 votes

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

TIBCO GI 3.2: Thoughts from Kevin Hakman

Category: TIBCO

We were hearing questions from the community wrt the TIBCO GI 3.2 announcement, so we decided to shoot them over to Kevin Hakman at TIBCO, along with some of our own. The answers are interesting so we wanted to get the entire community into the loop: Q. Can you explain the license options? When do Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:35 pm
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3.3 rating from 17 votes

TIBCO GI 3.2: Open sourced, and Firefoxed

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, TIBCO, Toolkit

TIBCO has made a big announcement today. They have unveiled TIBCO General Interfaceâ„¢ version 3.2, beta edition which will provide developers with an open source licensing option and newly added functionality including support for Firefox 1.5. There are also other new features such as: New Matrix control: Grids and Lists, Trees, Tree-Grids and Tree-Lists, Built-in Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:02 am
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3.7 rating from 45 votes

Payraise Calculator

Category: Showcase

Douglas Karr has put together an Ajax version of his Payraise Calculator. It is very simple, and nice to use as you tab between the elements (with the description changing with nice transitions).

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am
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3.4 rating from 19 votes

IEs 4 Linux: Internet Explorer 6, 5.5, 5 on Linux

Category: IE

Sérgio Luís Lopes Júnior has created IEs 4 Linux, a package that gives you Internet Explorer 6, 5.5, 5 on Linux, so you can test with those browsers in development. How does it work? IEs4Linux downloads localized IE6 CAB files from Microsoft site. Using cabextract we get all files needed and copy them to a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:35 am
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4.2 rating from 33 votes

Yahoo! Browser-Based Authentication

Category: Google, Yahoo!

Yahoo! has released their Browser-Based Authentication system that: … makes it possible for your applications to use that data (with their permission). BBAuth also offers a Single Sign-On (SSO) facility so that existing Yahoo! users can use your services without having to complete yet another registration process. This service is similar to Googles Account Authentication Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:30 am
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3.8 rating from 18 votes

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

YUI Panel Tutorial

Category: Library, Tutorial, UI, Yahoo!

This tutorial is an excellent overview of the YUI panel control. Each of the seven section includes a description, a live example, and a code snippet. The YUI panel widget solves a lot of issues hand-rolled solutions doing the same thing have: You can allow the user to drag and drop the panel around to Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 6:31 am
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3.7 rating from 111 votes

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