Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Weed Out Obtrusive JavaScript

Category: JavaScript, Testing, Unobtrusive JS

By now, most developers have (or should have) come to realize how important it is to build unobtrusive JavaScript code. Apart from ensuring a better user experience, today’s tools and libraries make it extremely easier to embrace this practice. Continuing down the path of providing developers good tools, Robert Nyman of DOMAssistant fame has updated Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 11:52 am

3.1 rating from 16 votes

New Features, Docs for the JS Info Viz Toolkit

Back in May, we posted a story about “the other JIT”, the JavaScript Information Visualization Toolkit. Its creator, Nicolas Garcia Belmonte, has recently implemented a number of new features and has created a tutorial, some examples, and some documentation to describe them. The JavaScript Infovis Toolkit is a JS Information Visualization library that includes radial Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 9:00 am

4.5 rating from 37 votes

A Better Scrollable Component, Using jQuery

Category: jQuery

Nater Kane wrote in to share his experience creating one of those “scrollable” components: I was having a bit of difficulty finding a jQuery plugin that not only provided scrolling behavior to a list of elements, but also used & then generated markup that could still be accessible, semantic & validate whether or not the Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:00 am

2.3 rating from 46 votes

Testing Ext Applications With Selenium

Category: Sencha, Testing

Darrell Meyer has written a detail article on testing Ext applications, both Ext JS and GXT versions: Both Ext JS and Ext GWT applications can benefit from Selenium tests. In fact, with few exceptions, the tests created for one product should be interchangeable as both products produce the same DOM structure. With GXT applications, GWT Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:15 am

4.3 rating from 64 votes

Groups of 50+ Ajax Examples

Category: Examples

Noupe keeps the roundups going with Most Wanted Ajax Techniques: 50+ Examples and Tutorials that consists of a lot of projects we have covered over time, but some new ones, and the added touch of putting it together in one place. Ajax Forms Server side jQuery with Jaxer Ajax login form (PHP & Javascript) Form Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:15 am

4.1 rating from 44 votes

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

New in Dojo: JSON Schema, Builds, Drag Handles, DOM Attributes, Grid features

Category: Dojo

I remember a time where it was hard to get content out of the Dojo crew :) Times have changed, the community is a lot bigger, and now we get to see a ton of content. Sometimes the irony behind this is that when you see a lot, you don’t want to overwhelm people so Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:48 am
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3.6 rating from 57 votes

Fx.Matrix: Wrapping CSS transforms and IE filters

Category: MooTools

Nir Tayeb, a Web developer in Israel, has written up a new Mootools Fx effect class that creates a linear transformation effect using the new transform CSS property (of Safari and Firefox) and or the IE Matrix filter: I’ve created a class extending Fx class and learned for the first time how to create custom Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:38 am
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4 rating from 26 votes

Chess Diagram Builder and Maps Library via GWT

Category: GWT, Mapping

Alexander (aka Sasha) Maryanovsky has been hacking away with GWT, and has some come up with a couple of interesting project. The first, is a fun chess diagram builder that lets you build out a chess diagram and export it out: Also, he has created Sasha Maps, an API that abstracts mapping implementations allowing you Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:26 am
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2.9 rating from 10 votes

Browser Web Security; Bolt on and then subsume

Category: Security

Jeremiah Grossman, our go to guy for Web security issues, recently write an interesting piece about how security gets bolted on, and slowly subsumed into the platform: Whether improving ease-of-use, adding new developer APIs, or enhancing security – Web browser features are driven by market share. That’s all there is to it. Product managers perform Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:24 am
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2.8 rating from 13 votes

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