Friday, January 25th, 2008

YUI ready to celebrate 2nd Birthday

Category: Announcements, Fun, Yahoo!

The Yahoo User Interface library is now almost 2 years old and the team is getting ready to celebrate with a party on the Yahoo! campus in Sunnyvale, California. If you’re around on 26th of February, why not drop by for the celebrations, meeting the people behind and get some inside information about what the Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 5:46 am
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3.5 rating from 17 votes

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

jQuery 1.2.2 Released

Category: Announcements, jQuery, Library

jQuery has a new release, 1.2.2, which is a bug fix release and more. This release comes on the 2nd birthday of jQuery: I remember doing the first release at BarCamp NYC (combined with the mention of two other projects of mine that fizzled: Feed Pile and Idea Shrub). While I had released a bunch Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:48 am

4 rating from 71 votes

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Ajax Pub Nite: Toronto, Jan 14th

Category: Announcements

Being a Londoner, how can I not mention a pub night that relates to Ajax technology! Brent Ashley has created the first Ajax Pub Nite for Monday January 14th in Toronto. Hopefully this is the first pub nite of many. If anyone is up for a Bay Area Ajaxian pub crawl let me know.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:17 am
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3 rating from 32 votes

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008 Gets a Facelift

Category: Ajax, Announcements

Boasting over 900 controls from many of the popular JavaScript libraries, has become one of the main resources for finding JavaScript and Ajax components. Owner Archana Patchirajan just sent me an email to let me know that AjaxRain has had a major facelift including: A new UI A revamped home page with the latest Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 9:18 am

4.2 rating from 50 votes

Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Flash “Ajax” Update: Flex LiveCycle Data Services Goes Open-Source

Category: Announcements, Flash

Flash (via Flex or AIR) allows developers to open connections to servers (binary sockets), much like XHR in Web applications. And, just as frameworks like DWR and JSON RPC allow for remoting objects via XHR, a number of frameworks allow for remoting objects in Flex. One of the most popular has been Flex LiveCycle Data Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 12:01 am

4 rating from 37 votes

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

AppJet: Develop, Preview, Deploy all on the Web

Category: Announcements, Utility

Aaron Iba has released AppJet, an online IDE for developing simple web apps. You can write an entire web app (client-side and server-side) in JavaScript, in 1 file of code. We run JS in a virtualized execution environment on the server and provide free hosting. We also provide an easy JavaScript object database for persistent Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:11 am

3.1 rating from 46 votes

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

DWR joins the Dojo Foundation – Joe Walker joins SitePen

Category: Announcements, Dojo, DWR

I am really excited to post this piece of news, as I genuinely like everyone involved. At the last Ajax Experience, Alex Russell and Joe Walker gave a joint keynote. At one point it was going to be slightly different, but this news hadn’t been totally completed so it was held off (having to start Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:56 am

4.2 rating from 126 votes

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

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

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

Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

Mad Cool Date Library

Category: Ajax, Announcements, JavaScript

Ok, I’ve seen some cool libraries in my time but I’ve just found one that is ssssooo cool that I didn’t want to wait to post about it until tomorrow (sorry Dion!). So I get this email from a bud asking me to check out this date handling library and I’m figuring “great, Yet Another Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:18 pm

4.1 rating from 84 votes

Friday, November 23rd, 2007

Joe’s Goals Gets a Revamp

Category: Announcements, ColdFusion, Yahoo!

When Ian Smith launched Joe’s Goals back in June, 2006, it was an instant hit due to it’s simplicity, excellent UI, and it’s excelllent ability to handle the task of managing your goals. By leveraging YUI, the FamFamFam icon library and ColdFusion, Ian created one of most recognizable Ajax-based applications out today. Ian just announced Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:30 am
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3.4 rating from 31 votes

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

New Release of Gaia Ajax Widgets

Category: Ajax, Announcements

The folks at Gaia Innovations recently released their newest version of the Gaia Ajax Widgets suite, code named Victory. The suite, which caters to .Net and Mono developers, makes adding Ajax and UI capabilities to .Net applications substantially easier and comes in a variety of licenses. Apart from normal upgrades and code improvements that are Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 10:37 am

3.6 rating from 104 votes

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Isomorphic SmartClient: Now Open Source

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Library

Isomorphic has made a leap of faith to a new opensource business model today. They have freed up their SmartClient Ajax platform by releasing it under the LGPL license. The piece that has been opensourced “includes the typical set of Ajax UI components that are now available from several vendors, but goes beyond the standard Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:47 pm

3.4 rating from 45 votes – The Prototype extensions repository

Category: Announcements, Prototype

Hot on the heels of the triple-threat Prototype news blast from yesterday comes more big news. Juriy Zaytsev & Maxim Chernyak officially launched, the Prototype extensions repository and library. The intention is to provide a central place to organize plugins for the Prototype community. With Scripteka you can: View an extensive library of useful Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:27 am

3.8 rating from 40 votes

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Prototype 1.6, 1.8 and The Book.

Category: Announcements, Book Reviews, Books, JavaScript, Prototype, Scriptaculous

This is a big day for Protoscript friends. The triple release. The big one. This post is a long one two as it discusses: Prototype 1.6 Released 1.8 Released “Prototype and You never knew JavaScript could do this!” book released, and we have a great review by Stu Halloway Prototype 1.6 They cleaned Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:22 pm

4 rating from 58 votes

Monday, November 5th, 2007

Dojo 1.0 Released: The Granddaddy is Born

Category: Announcements, Dojo

Ben and I have been talking about Dojo forever. We talked about Net Windows and MochiKit before it, and when a slew of JavaScript hackers came together to create Dojo we knew it would be a good thing. Dojo was more than an XHR wrapper, which consisted of the majority of libraries that appeared on Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:18 am

4.1 rating from 62 votes