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Friday, April 28th, 2006 Offline Access and Permanent, Client-Side Storage

Category: Dojo, Examples

Brad Neuberg has written a very thorough article on Offline Access and Permanent, Client-Side Storage, Thanks to Dojo.Storage. He details his updated work via Moxie, a sample application. What is is a unified API to provide JavaScript applications with storage. It is a generic front-end to be able to provide all JavaScript Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:09 am

3.7 rating from 47 votes

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

Javeline DeskRun: Run Ajax Apps as Native Windows Programs

Category: Library

Javeline has announced Javeline DeskRun. DeskRun wraps your Ajax application up, allowing it to be deployed as a simple windows exe. It also gives you local file system access, caching, and more. Features Internet application on the desktop Package your web application inside a single executable Behaves exactly like a regular Windows application Access to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:52 am

3.8 rating from 78 votes Reflector

Category: Examples, Prototype, Showcase

We all want cool effects right? I remember when applets came onto the scene, you would see the reflection animations (that would take 30 mins to download over your 28.8 modem). Not Thomas Fuchs has put together a Reflector that runs on top of Prototype/Scriptaculous (or course). < View plain text > javascript var Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:31 am

4 rating from 105 votes

OpenLaszlo and Dojo Partnership

Category: Dojo, Editorial

The OpenLaszlo and Dojo teams have announced a partnership. The end result is a win-win for both groups, and thus for us. application developers. Dojo is going to get improvements and widgets from OpenLaszlo for us all to use. The Dojo connection came about as part of our current project to bring OpenLaszlo to multiple Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:54 am

4 rating from 23 votes

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Ajax Pattern Screencasts

Category: Programming, Screencast

Andre @ eBusiness has released some nice, simple, screencasts illustrating various Ajax patterns at work. As supporting material for patterns, screencasts like this make a good complement to images and working demos. These are a couple AJAX patterns that Alexei and I put together for a an AJAX business case webinar we did with Jupiter Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:36 pm

3.3 rating from 52 votes

The Broth: Ajax shared mosaic

Category: Showcase

The Broth is a “Global Mosaic”, a massively multiplayer Web 2.0 application based on Ajax, Php and Mysql. The Global Mosaic is made of 1,000 colorful tiles that are shared by everyone. When someone moves a tile, others can instantly see it move on their screens. The team has a developer blog in which they Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:38 am

3.8 rating from 62 votes

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Apple: Senior Web Engineer

We are seeking an exceptional web engineer capable of helping us to build the next set of great collaborative features for Mac OS X Server. The ideal candidate will have experience developing rich web applications (AJAX, XHTML, Javascript, XML, etc). We’re looking for candidates with strong user-interface instincts. This role also requires a good understanding Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:17 pm
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3.6 rating from 14 votes Cheat Sheet

Category: Articles, Prototype

Amy Hoy has taken the time to put together a cheat sheet for Download the PDF

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:50 pm

3.9 rating from 52 votes

Javascript Speed Test: Test your browsers

Category: JavaScript

Jason Orendorff has created a JavaScript speed test that you can run inline in your browsers. No one is sure of the usefulness, but it can provide hours of fun as you run the tests on each of your browsers / systems :)

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:34 am

3.2 rating from 39 votes

ThickBox: lightboxes with any HTML

Category: Toolkit, UI

Cody Lindley wanted to do more with the lightbox technique, so he created ThickBox. Why another box? My version of the Lightbox technique includes functionality similar to that of the Greybox technique. That is, ThickBox can show html pages as well as images. The html that is shown inside ThickBox is pulled from the server Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:16 am

4 rating from 311 votes

Amigofish: podcast recommendation system

Amigofish is a Rails-based podcast (and other media) recommendation system by Dave Slusher, and has been running for a few months now. Rating a podcast is real easy, and will be familiar to visitors – just click on the star of your choosing. Repeat a few times and you’ll be able to receive recommendations Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 8:31 am

3.4 rating from 42 votes

Monday, April 24th, 2006

TeamSlide: Online Ajax-based Web Presentations

Category: Showcase

TeamSlide is a pure Ajax solution for showing and sharing web presentations (normally implemented in Flash or plugin based technologies). You can see an online demo of a presentation, and you will see how scriptaculous-type effects are used to transition slides.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:47 am

3.7 rating from 43 votes

Google Maps Viewer Widget

Category: Google, Mapping, Showcase

You may have noticed that Google Maps got a new tweak recently. In the bottom right of the map viewer, we see a magnified widget that tells us the area that we are viewing. You can grad that blue area and the main viewer pane will move accordingly. It is nice to see features like Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:36 am

4 rating from 36 votes

S3 Javascript Bindings

There’s a new open-source project to access Amazon’s S3 storage service from Javascript. Creator Les Orchard explains: There’s a SHA1 implementation for JavaScript. The authentication scheme for Amazon’s S3 requires SHA1. JavaScript-based apps can be served up from the S3 domain as files stored via S3. All of this adds up to JavaScript apps hosted Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:35 am

3.6 rating from 22 votes

Friday, April 21st, 2006

Getting Google Calendar Data on Your Site

Category: Google, JavaScript

With the release of yet another “GApp” from Google, the Google Calendar, everyone wants to know the ins and outs of every feature on it, as well as how it might be molded to fit their needs. The Calendar application is handly to use, but it’s only available if you go and log into their Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 1:12 pm

3.9 rating from 58 votes

Fluxiom Launches: Digital asset management

Category: Showcase

Fluxiom the digital asset management web application has been launched. Fluxiom is created by Thomas Fuchs’ company, and you see the scriptaculous throughout. It is a very rich web application that blends the world of the web nicely with its richness. It feels a bit like a 37 Signals application, but in greys instead of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:54 am

3.4 rating from 43 votes