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Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Javascript Tabifier

Category: Programming, UI, Usability

Tabs have always been used to navigate across different parts of a website, but we’re starting to see more of them appear in the middle of the page as well, where Ajax-style navigation is particularly compelling. So it’s nice to see some libraries help with navigation. Javascript Tabifier is Patrick Fitzgerald’s contribution. In the basic Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 12:05 pm

4 rating from 61 votes Visual / Interaction Designer

Are you passionate about coming up with intuitive and innovative web application interfaces? Maybe catch yourself staying up all night thinking about it? Tool around with DOM or Ajax? Want your work to be used by millions? If so, we’ve got the job for you! As our Visual / Interaction Designer, you will own the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:30 am
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2.5 rating from 13 votes – Using Ajax from Perl

Category: Ajax, Perl

From the O’Reilly site, there’s a new article talking about a simple, quick way to enable Ajax usage inside of Perl, with the help of a module from CPAN. If you’re even remotely connected to web development, you can’t have failed to have heard of Ajax at some point in the last year. It Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:01 am

3.6 rating from 35 votes

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

Under the Radar: Session 2 – Make It Easy 2.0

Category: Database, Editorial, Office

After four “When” companies got a chance to impress us with their Web 2.0 goodness, four “Make It Easy” concerns are now up to the plate: Dabble DB, Rallypoint, The Form Assembly, and Zoho. Each company has eight minutes to present their wares. A panel (Michael Arrington, Rael Dornfest, and Krishna Akella in this session) Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:57 pm

3.6 rating from 47 votes – the Social Guide to Beer

Category: Ajax, Showcase, Web20

There’s a new social networking site that brings a little Ajax into the mix and tries to link up beer drinkers (and their favorite places to go) – Coastr is an experiment in social networking for beer snobs (meant as a compliment, of course!). The basic idea is for you to create a list Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 1:54 pm

3.7 rating from 27 votes

Senior Ajax front-end developer

We are a new service firm based in Los Angeles and New York. We are looking for a mature, skilled, talented front-end developer to build complex interfaces to large data sets. Our focus will be on presentation, clarity, and usability. Our previous web design company was studio verso, in San Francisco, which was one of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:29 pm

3.2 rating from 12 votes

Orgoo: Software and Web Application Developers

We are a startup company based in Los Angeles (in Beverly Hills) creating a new web-portal designed to provide multiple services, all based on latest web technologies. We are developing various services that will be unique to our site, and will revolutionize the internet. We are looking for developers that can contribute to the on-going Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:26 pm
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3 rating from 17 votes

Under the Radar: Session 1 – When 2.0

Category: Calendar

We are at the Under the Radar conference on Microsoft’s campus in Mountain View. The conference is all about the new web, and companies get to show off their tech. Then, the evil folks in the audience get to vote and take a poll on the companies, while a panel pings them with questions. We Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:21 pm

4 rating from 30 votes

Rasmus Lerdorf’s no-framework PHP MVC framework

Category: JavaScript, PHP, Programming

Rasmus Lerdorf, creator of the PHP langauge, has a new tutorial on his site today that looks at the creation of a “no-framework PHP MVC framework” using PHP5, the Yahoo! User Interface Library, and JSON. So you want to build the next fancy Web 2.0 site? You’ll need some gear. Most likely in the form Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:27 am

3.5 rating from 34 votes

Ask Wipes Jeeves Away With Ajax

Category: Ajax

From, there’s a column spotlighting the recent move that has made away from the “Jeeves” image and more towards a slick, Ajax-enchanced search engine ready for the future. The dominant red swath across the middle of the homepage has been shifted to the top of the page and reduced to a simple Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:07 am
1 Comment

3.6 rating from 23 votes

IBM Releases Ajax Toolkit Framework

Category: Ajax, Toolkit

IBM has announced the release of their latest offering to the web development community today, an Ajax Toolkit Framework (ATF). JAX Toolkit Framework (ATF) provides extensible tools for building IDEs for the many different AJAX (asynchronous JavaScript and XML) run-time environments (such as Dojo, Zimbra, etc.). This technology also contains features for developing, debugging, and Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:21 am

3.3 rating from 26 votes

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

Effective Ajax With TurboGears

Category: Examples, Screencast, Toolkit

Kevin Dangoor gave a presentation on Effective Ajax With TurboGears at PyCon 2006, in which he walks through creating Ajax applications using his Python-based Web framework. He published the presentation both as a screencast, and as a tutorial for us all to learn from. The tutorial starts simple with an autocompletion example, and then gets Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:03 am

3.9 rating from 38 votes

New Digg Ajax Comment System

Category: Screencast, Showcase

Kevin Rose and the team released a new screencast that gives us a glimpse of a new comment system over at Digg. The new system uses effects to wipe in and out threaded comments, letting you rate each comment with the simple TiVo-esque thumbs up and down.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:43 am

3.9 rating from 106 votes

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Attack of the Ajax form builders

Category: Ajax, Component, JavaScript, Showcase, Toolkit, UI

Rapid form development with Ajax: JotForms, FormBuilder, and Wufoo

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 11:43 pm

4 rating from 142 votes

XMLHttpRequest Vs. iFrames

Category: Ajax

On, there’s a short little look at two methods of doing a lot of the same things – a comparison of Ajax versus iFrames. Should you use the old iFrame tricks or the new XMLHttpRequest? There is not better or worse when comparing these two techniques, but they are certainly different. While both of Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 2:16 pm

3.7 rating from 104 votes

Ajax Plugin Released for jQuery

Category: Ajax, JavaScript

For all of the jQuery fans out there (or anyone, really that wants a lightweight, powerful Javascript framework), there’s been a new plugin released to integrate Ajax support into this popular package. The new AJAX plugin for jQuery is ready – and if you’re running off of the latest code, it’s already rolled in. Along Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 2:09 pm

3.9 rating from 60 votes