Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Doculicious: On-line Form Designer with PDF Output

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Chris Carpenter at Digital Carpenter sent us a link to one of his projects: Doculicious. It’s a fairly complete form builder product, including a GUI form designer (complete with undo, floating collapsable attribute palette, etc.), cool on-line form entry interface (also with undo), and PDF export. Doculicious uses Dojo under the covers. Nice work!

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:00 am
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4.1 rating from 27 votes

Ah the messy, messy DOM

Category: Browsers

John Resig had a nice chat with the Yahoo! folk about the mess we all face with the DOM. He is chatting about, and the presentation is below: As you see, he details specific issues on a bunch of the DOM methods across the browsers, discusses testing, and work around code for the various browsers.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:18 am

3.1 rating from 41 votes

HTML5 Features in latest iPhone; Application Cache and Database

Category: Database, HTML, iPhone, Mobile, Standards

Brad Neuberg told me about two cool additions to the iPhone that now use HTML5 features: Safari JavaScript Database Programming The HTML 5 specification provides a new mechanism for client-side data storage: JavaScript database support. HTML 5 is currently in development by the Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group (WHATWG). JavaScript database support is available Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:31 am

3.9 rating from 25 votes

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Writing a JavaScript Tetris; Lessons learned from a Ruby chap

Category: Examples, Games, JavaScript, Tutorial

We often get games sent our way, and try to keep those posts for Fridays. This one is different though. Thomas Kjeldahl Nilsson didn’t just write another Tetris clone in JavaScript, he documented his experience. He posted a series of articles on the various steps, and not only do you learn how to build a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:18 am
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3.8 rating from 34 votes

JSINQ: LINQ style access for JavaScript objects

Category: JavaScript

< View plain text > javascript from customer in $0 group customer by customer.lastname into g select {lastname: g.getKey(), count: g.count()} into r orderby r.count descending select r The code above should look similar to LINQ in .NET and runs with JSINQ a framework created by Kai Jäger. With JSINQ, you can write SQL-like queries Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:09 am

3.8 rating from 18 votes

Pagetest visualizations of connections

Category: Performance, Utility

Patrick Meenan has added a new set of visualizations to performance.webpagetest.org. Patrick told folks on the exceptional performance mailing list about it: There are 2 versions. On the main waterfall page (below the traditional waterfall) you’ll see a “connection” view of the waterfall. If you go to the content breakdown page (click on the pie Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:18 am

3.9 rating from 13 votes

Forget Chuck, Preloaders 3D right now!

Category: Ajax, Utility

I enjoy the US show Chuck (maybe because a geeky guy gets to hang with a beautiful woman? :) and there is a 3D episode to launch their new season. Our 2009 Ajax season relaunches an old favourite meme, the Ajax loaders (e.g. ajaxload.info) with a new 3D special. Timur Gafforov has given us Preloaders Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:41 am

4 rating from 91 votes

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