Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Persistent Objects with Persevere the client and Jsponic the server

Category: JavaScript, Library

Kris Zyp has made a charge in the persistent JavaScript space by releasing both a client and a server to handle JSON persistence. Persevere s an open source persistent object mapping framework for JavaScript in the browser. Persevere allows programmers to access, traverse, and manipulate persisted data easily with standard JavaScript syntax and intuitive Persistent Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:59 am

3.4 rating from 28 votes

Dojo GFX Game using SVG/VML rendering

Category: Dojo, Games

Paolo Ardoino has created a fun little web game called Be Quick Or Be Dead: Game rendering is very simple: ctx = dojox.gfx.createSurface creates 2D drawing surface images, text, rectangles, … are all shapes that can be created on that surface (i.e. img = ctx.createImage(); ) shapes could be modified with setShape method (i.e. img.setShape(newShape); Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:31 am

2.5 rating from 39 votes

Adobe updates Spry Ajax/JS framework

Category: Adobe

Adobe released version 1.6 of their Spry Javascript/Ajax/Effects framework. The big focus for this release was compliance with web standards, making big changes to promote unobtrusiveness and progressive enhancement: As I mentioned in my previous post, this release is about raising our game with respects to web standards, accessibility and progressive enhancement, among other topics. Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:30 am

2.9 rating from 17 votes

A breath of fresh AIR from Adobe

Category: Adobe

Okay so it was a corny title but I couldn’t help myself. Adobe has released AIR Beta 2. This release tackles a number of issues and dramatically improves desktop integration. What’s new: System Tray icon/Dock Bar Bounce Synchronous database API Native menus Drag and drop enhancements including bitmap support Windowing improvements such as Z-order control Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:30 am

3.4 rating from 15 votes

iPhone Web Development: Dojo and jQuery

Category: Dojo, iPhone, jQuery

Dylan Schiemann has posted about Dojo on the iPhone which should be real code in the 1.0 release. His slides are available and teach you all about hacking on the iPhone in general. Also, Andre Lewis threw a simple iPhone template out there that uses jQuery to do the iPhone twiddling. Of course, we have Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:52 am

3.6 rating from 25 votes

PasteMonkey.org: Yet another Pastebin project

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery

Tane Piper recently announced the beta launch of his new project, Paste Monkey. As Tane so aptly refers to it, Paste Monkey is “Yet Another Pastebin Project” which leverages a host of technologies for easing the aggregation of code snippets, including: CakePHP 1.2 (PHP5/MySQL). The jQuery JavaScript library. The GeSHi library for code highlighting. Live Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 3:30 am

3.2 rating from 31 votes

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Ext 2.0 Alpha Release

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Library, Sencha

The Ext team has announced the first public release of Ext 2.0. As our very own, Rey Bango, said: This new version of the Ext framework introduces a host of new features, a new document center, expanded & better organized samples and bug fixes. Another important aspect to note is that there has not been Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:25 am

4.7 rating from 93 votes

Buzzword: Ajax vs. Flash on the Word Processor

Category: Flash

If you’ve seen a demo of Adobe AIR or Flex recently, you’ve probably seen Buzzword, a Flash-based word processor. Compared to Microsoft Word 2007 or Pages ’08, Buzzword is unimpressive and underpowered. However, compared to any Ajax word processor, Buzzword is a revelation. A web-enabled word processor that doesn’t limit you to the incredibly basic Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:22 am

3.9 rating from 37 votes

Search for the Holy Mail (template)

Category: CSS, Email

Glen Lipka has been frustrated with the task of producing quality HTML email that works across various email clients, which of course got even harder when Outlook 2007 took email design back a few years. Anyway, Glen thinks that he nailed it: Outlook 2007 actually has a little more CSS support than I thought.  Just Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:05 am

3.3 rating from 19 votes

Dojo and the script tags

Category: Dojo, JavaScript

Alex has written about some new script tag support added in Dojo 0.9: For a long time systems like Flex and Laszlo have had a corner on naturally mixing behavior with markup. HTML’s native <script> tag doesn’t provide any context, and worse, can’t provide a way to be triggered by a particular event or action Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:43 am

3.5 rating from 37 votes

Sass-y Dynamic CSS

Category: CSS, Library, Rails

Geoffrey Grosenbach gets all funky when he discusses dynamic CSS using the Sass engine that comes with HAML. It allows you to: Nesting If you are sick of repeating yourself, you can get dry and nest your code: Variables You can set variables with ! < View plain text > css !note_bg= #55aaff     Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:40 am

3.1 rating from 38 votes

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