Friday, September 2nd, 2005

Web.UI 3.0 for ASP.NET

Category: .NET, Component, Showcase, Toolkit

Components. Components. Components. That mysterious marketplace. Component Art has a bunch, and has a new 3.0 beta version set out. Ajax Windows Explorer Ajax Image Gallery Ajax Calendar Ajax Product Info Ajax Context Menu Ajax TabStrip Content Ajax Menu Content Ajax TreeView Content Ajax Server Date/Time Ajax Standard Controls Grid TreeView CallBack TabStrip SiteMap Snap Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:41 am
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3.4 rating from 16 votes

Friday, August 26th, 2005

ObjectGraph Ajaxian Dictionary

Category: Component, Showcase

ObjectGraph has put up a very cool Ajaxian Dictionary that does a live dictionary search, allowing you to choose the particular dictionary… ObjectGraph also put together a nice Howto, showing the ASP.NET approach that they took to building this dictionary component.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:39 am
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3.2 rating from 6 votes

Thursday, August 4th, 2005

FacesClient Components Developer’s Guide

Category: Component, Toolkit

IBM has released a new version of FacesClient Components (formerly called the Odyssey Browser Framework) based on JSF technology, offering Ajaxian components. FacesClient Components Developer’s Guide (second edition) Download PDF guide Flash Demos Would be nice if they just had some simple online demos…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:41 am
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Tuesday, July 19th, 2005

Ajaxed: Suggest Component Offered

Category: Component, LiveSearch, Showcase

A new site,, gives you the ability to customize a Google Suggest-like ajaxian component for your use. It will be interesting to see their next components are.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:23 am

3 rating from 15 votes

Friday, July 15th, 2005

Ajax .NET DropDownList Component

Category: .NET, Component

Enrico Elizar Samuel has created an Ajaxian .NET DropDownList component. This custom DropdownList utilizes Ajax to populate its content and implements the Observer pattern to participate in dependent dropdownlist chains. This article discusses the usage, and development of this component. Download the demo project / source code

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:38 pm
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3 rating from 16 votes

Thursday, June 30th, 2005

Ajaxian Faces Progress Bar

Category: Component, Java

Ed Burns (JavaServer Faces spec lead) has written his first Ajaxian JSF component: A progress bar <d:progressBar id=”progressBar” value=”#{process.percentage}” interval=”1000″ /> It is based on “Greg Murray’s very useful but utterly non-componentized Progress Bar example”. There is also an autocomplete Ajaxian Faces component.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:21 pm

3.6 rating from 55 votes

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

Cloning Google Suggest with AjaxAC

Category: Component, LiveSearch, PHP

Google Suggest was a close second to Google Maps in terms of its impact in my own web UI design. I had no idea that sophisticated auto-completetion could be done round-trip to a server fast enough to deliver a good user experience. If you’re doing Ajax on PHP, you can learn how to implement Google Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 12:21 am

3.4 rating from 27 votes

Monday, June 6th, 2005

Showcase: Delicious Suggest

Category: Ajax, Component, JavaScript, LiveSearch, Showcase

Duncun Ponting lead me on to the recent change. They have added some nice ajaxian components to help you select tags for content. It is nice for them to show you what others have tagged, as it will probably help the community from using different names for everything, which makes it harder to grab Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:04 pm
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2.8 rating from 23 votes

Thursday, June 2nd, 2005

Web ComboBox V3

Category: Component, Examples

eBusiness Applications has released version 3.0 of their Web ComboBox. If you visit their demos you will see examples of all types of combo boxes. I had no idea that you would want so many options!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:26 am

3.4 rating from 8 votes

Friday, May 27th, 2005

Example: Ajax Advocates show rich widgets

Category: Ajax, Component, Examples, JavaScript, Library

A new site, Ajax Advocates, has a nice example of some rich Ajax. They put together “BlahBlah Finance!”, which consists of a rich UI component containing: Pure HTML running on Apache Object Oriented Javascript AJAX techniques to refresh Stock price Drag-drop column headers to move position of columns Excel-style grid navigation, with Undo functionality Ability Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:05 am

2.9 rating from 30 votes

Friday, May 20th, 2005

Oracle ADF Faces gets Ajaxian, er Partial Page Rendering

Category: Component, Java

Oracle ADF components for JavaServer Faces, and its predecessor has been doing the Ajax thing for awhile (although the verbiage was: Partial Page Rendering). Steve Muench has a tutorial which details Building J2EE Applications with Oracle JHeadstart for ADF. More Ajaxian work from the Java folks.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:07 pm

3 rating from 5 votes

Tuesday, April 26th, 2005

SmartClient 5.2: Another Ajaxian Toolkit

Category: Ajax, Component

SmartClient is another Ajaxian piece of software that is: an open DHTML/AJAX client engine rich user interface components & services client-server databinding systems Take it for a Test drive to see what you think. Some interesting examples there.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:19 am

2.8 rating from 17 votes

Monday, April 11th, 2005

Tacos: Tapestry Ajax Components

Category: Ajax, Component

A new release of Tacos has been produced. Tacos contains Ajaxian components for the Java Web Framework Tapestry. Typical Tree components exist, but what is more exciting is the fact that Partial components have been added. Take a look at the demo to see more. As Matt Raible says: Even better, these components work fine Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:06 am

3.7 rating from 61 votes

Monday, April 4th, 2005

ActiveWidgets Grid 1.0

Category: Component, JavaScript, Library, Toolkit

ActiveWidgets has released an updated Grid component: ActiveWidgets Grid 1.0. The grid component is very clean and slick, and is only one of the many components in their UI toolkit. ActiveWidgets products are available for both open source and commercial software development. Here are the simple guidelines for choosing the right licensing option: Use the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:44 am
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3.4 rating from 11 votes