Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Cross Site Scripting Joy: XSS in detail

Category: Comet, Security

In Cross Site Scripting Joy, Andrew Betts has taken the time to go into real detail on XSS and the fun and frolics that we have with the Same Origin Policy and beyond: So the battle over XSS as a security problem has moved on from the same origin policy, but same origin remains a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:45 am
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4.1 rating from 30 votes

YUI 2.4.0 Released

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Yahoo!

The YUI library has one of the longest release cycles around but when they put out a release, the team definitely makes it worth it. Yahoo! just released YUI v2.4.0 with a host of new features that will surely please the YUI faithful. New Selector Engine In YUI 2.4.0, the Yahoo! team introduces it’s first Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:00 am

3.8 rating from 35 votes

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Upcoming Changes to the JavaScript Language

Category: JavaScript, Presentation

Waldemar Horwat and Pascal-Louis Perez gave a tech talk at Google where they walk us through the new features of ECMAScript ES4: After eight years of work in the standards committee, JavaScript will soon get an update. We present the highlights and rationales of the proposed changes to JavaScript. The fourth edition of the ECMAScript Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:56 am

3.2 rating from 25 votes

IE 7: One year later, and no infomation on 8

Category: Browsers, IE

The IE team has posted on the one year anniversary of IE 7: It’s been a little over a year since we released IE7 on Windows XP and for Windows Vista, so I thought it would be worthwhile to talk about where we are after the year. According to internal Microsoft research based on data Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:41 am

2.9 rating from 35 votes

Ext 2.0 Final Released

Category: Announcements, Sencha

We have seen the betas and the release candidates. Now we see the final release of Ext 2.0. Major congratulations to Jack, Rey, and the entire Ext community. The Ext team is proud to announce that the official release of Ext v2.0 is available for download. This new version of the Ext framework is the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:37 am

4.6 rating from 118 votes

Nintendo ES Operating System on JavaScript

Category: JavaScript

Jon Hartmann pointed us to the new Nintendo ES Operating System that “is a fairly interesting looking open source research OS created by Nintendo. Runs natively on x86 (and qemu of course), kernel is written in C++, uses an ECMAScript interpreter for all of the userland, uses Cairo for graphics, and even has a port Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:11 am
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4.1 rating from 19 votes

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Really Simple History 0.6 Released!

Category: Ajax

If you’ve never heard of Really Simple History, it was one of the first bookmarking and browser history implementations available for Ajax applications. Really Simple History is a lightweight JavaScript library for the management of bookmarking and browser history in Ajax/DHTML applications. It was originally developed by Brad Neuberg and Brian Dillard recently took over Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 10:35 am

3.9 rating from 44 votes

Evolutionary Programming and Gradual Typing in ECMAScript 4

Category: JavaScript

Lars Hansen of Adobe has written Evolutionary Programming and Gradual Typing in ECMAScript 4 which is a tutorial packed with real code for you to diff JS1 and JS2 as it currently stands: ECMAScript 4 (ES4) provides a range of facilities for evolutionary programming – evolving a program in stages from a simple script to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:47 am
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4.1 rating from 19 votes

Silverlight Tech Talk from TAE

Category: Microsoft, Presentation

Peter Laudati, Developer Evangelist from Microsoft, gave a presentation at The Ajax Experience titled Light Up the Web with Silverlight which is now available for you to watch: In this session, you’ll learn all about Silverlight from a developer’s perspective, including how to build rich, interactive applications using Visual Studio, as well as Microsoft’s powerful Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:10 am

2.2 rating from 22 votes

Filtering JavaScript From HTML Content with AntiSammy

Category: Java, Security

Jason Harwig has posted about AntiSamy, the Java 1.5 compatible library that sanitizes away: < View plain text > java AntiSamy sanitizer = new AntiSamy(); CleanResults results = sanitizer.scan(request.getParameter("html")); String html = results.getCleanHTML(); if (!results.getErrorMessages().isEmpty()) {     log.warn("Input contains erorrs"); } I gave a JavaScript security talk last month, and one of the topics Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:11 am

3.4 rating from 19 votes

Monthly Ajaxian Roundup for November, 2007: Defining JavaScript 2, making security less Caja, and mobile

Category: Roundup

The heat is really on with JavaScript 2. It feels like yesterday that ourselves and Lambda were the only people interested in trickling out news on updates to ECMAScript. Now everyone has a hat in the ring shouting about it. Just a week ago we saw Brendan speak on the topic. Before that we had Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:36 am

3.6 rating from 15 votes

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

NASA Relaunches 5.0 with Prototype and

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

NASA has relaunched their site tonight as NASA 5.0, in celebration of their 50th anniversary next year. It is the beginning of many web 2.0 features to come for NASA. Sep Seyedi of Critical Mass told us that “of interest to you is the fact that the new interface fully uses the and prototype Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:00 am

4.1 rating from 45 votes

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