Friday, March 2nd, 2007

JavaScript Crosswords

Category: Games, JavaScript

Pavel Simakov has created JavaScript Crossword Puzzle system. The sample crossword is on the gang of four software patterns. Doubly fun.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:07 am

4.1 rating from 48 votes

Canvas 3D Renderer Tweaked

Category: Canvas

Hans Schmucker has updated his Canvas 3D Renderer with new sample data, a few performance tweaks, background image support, support for colored polygons and a few other tweaks here and there. The car you see is not a sprite, it’s simply an image put in front of the canvas for my amusement. Right now the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:10 am

3.5 rating from 33 votes

ADLib: Another DHTML Library

Category: JavaScript, Library

Bart Melton has a sense of humour, and came out with ADLib: Another DHTML Library. The highlights are: XHR (of course) Behaviors (custom written, but same principle, so I used the same name) Event management Effects creation engine Hashes Array and string extensions Functions for basic styling (setStyle, addClass etc) Several DOM searching techniques ($, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:40 am

3.4 rating from 30 votes

BuildASign: Ajax Enabled Design Tool

Category: Dojo, Showcase

BuildASign is a simple Ajax tool that lets you design signs. If you fancy printing a quick sign that uses Dojo on the client side to .Net on the back end, you have found the place.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:34 am

4.1 rating from 39 votes

Thursday, March 1st, 2007

X/HTML 5 Interview

Category: Standards

Ian Hickson (Hixie) has been interviewed regarding X/HTML 5. There is some good stuff in the interview including: New datagrid “which is a tree view/list view control with built-in support for AJAX-backed data stores, so you can do something like the typical Webmail view of all your tens of thousands of e-mails, but instead of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:35 am

3.7 rating from 37 votes

Book Review: Beginning Javascript with DOM Scripting and Ajax

Category: Book Reviews

Despite its title, Beginning Javascript with DOM Scripting and Ajax by Christian Heilmann is not for those just starting out in web development. What it is, is a great resource for those that already have some experience coding dynamic web sites. The book explores the principals of DOM scripting (using the Document Object Model) to Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 9:00 am

3.7 rating from 31 votes

Adobe Engage: Apollo as Web+ rather than Desktop-

Category: Adobe

There has been a lot of coverage of the Adobe Engage event. Ben and I were also there and enjoyed being able to get a glimpse of what Apollo will have to offer. Today was the day of a dive into the tech itself instead of a bunch of demos (some cool, many not actually Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:00 am

3.5 rating from 20 votes

ColorJack: Visualize color theory

Category: Showcase, UI

ColorJack allows you to visualize color theory with the sphere. This reminds us of Kuler, the user generated color app from Adobe Labs. It is pretty amazing that so many people are sharing color groups :)

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:12 am

4.2 rating from 32 votes

Amiga Emulated in JavaScript

Category: JavaScript

When was the last time that you played Shadow of the Beast? or launched Eyes? Well, the beauty of the internet, and a bunch of time, has enabled an JavaScript emulation engine of the Amiga. That has more “Wow” than Vista.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:04 am

4.3 rating from 52 votes

MiniAjax: Ajax Showcases

Category: Showcase

MiniAjax is a site that has gathered interesting dhtml examples (many of which we have covered in the past) and put them together. They link to classics such as: Prototype Window Reflections Bubble Tooltips Ajax Tabs Google X

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:00 am

3.7 rating from 48 votes

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