Friday, February 2nd, 2007

Plotr: Charting library via canvas with Prototype

Category: Canvas, Prototype

Bas Wenneker has written Plotr, a charting engine in Prototype that uses canvas. Example < View plain text > javascript var dataset = {         ‘myFirstDataset’: [[0, 1], [1, 0.8], [2, 2.3], [3, 1.3], [4, 2.56]],         ‘mySecondDataset’: [[0, 0.5], [1, 0.5], [2, 2], [3, 1], [4, 1.4]],   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:14 am

4 rating from 39 votes

Qooxdoo 0.6.5 Release: Now with RAP

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Library

Qooxdoo 0.6.5 has been released with improvements in the core framework, theming, and server-side (now with Perl). Check out the showcase for examples, and the release notes for detailed changes. This released adds an Eclipse license that enables it to be the core of the new Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform (RAP) Project. What is RAP? Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:21 am

3.5 rating from 35 votes

Prototype 1.5 Documentation in PDF

Category: Prototype

Remember when we all complained at the lack of docs for Prototype? The prototype team has new docs as a nice PDF download for us thanks to Josh Clark.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:09 am

4.2 rating from 32 votes

Stealing Events via Capture

Category: Tip

Are you the kind of person who has always written document.addEventListener(“keypress”, someFunc, false) and never really looked into the false bit. You just always keep it as false as that is how you copied it from some example the first time? Hallvord R. M. Steen explains what happens when you go true and capture events: Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:31 am

3.8 rating from 26 votes

Making your web applications more secure:

Category: Security

Nadav Samet has written a simple article explaining various security attacks called Prepare for Attack!—Making Your Web Applications More Secure. It explains in simple terms, with simple code examples: SQL Injection Attacks XSRF: Cross-Site Request Forgery XSS: Cross-Site Scripting XSRF: Stealing Information with Scriptaculous < View plain text > HTML <script src="" type="text/javascript"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:05 am

3.8 rating from 26 votes

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Adam Bosworth: Why Ajax Failed (Then Succeeded)

Category: Editorial

Darryl Taft has written up a talk that Adam Bosworth (now at Google, created Ajax at Microsoft) gave in New York entitled Physics, Speed and Psychology: What Works and What Doesn’t in Software, and Why. Bosworth said he has been building software for about 30 years and “not all of it works” all the time. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:59 am

3.6 rating from 25 votes

jMaki Revolver

Category: Component, Examples, Java, JavaScript, jMaki

Greg Murray of Sun has put together a sample jMaki widget revolver that you use like this: < View plain text > javascript window.onload = function() {     var wargs = {uuid : ‘jmaki-revolver’};     wargs.value = [       {"title" : "jMaki Craigs List Sample", imgSrc : "../images/cl-mashup.jpg", href :""},   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:55 am

3.3 rating from 52 votes

Prototype Reference Widget

Category: JavaScript, Library, Prototype

Wolfgang Bartelme (designer of this site) took the work by Justin Palmer and friends and created a Prototype Reference widget.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:04 am

4 rating from 27 votes

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