Dojo


The Dojo Toolkit is an open source JavaScript Library that allows users to develop JavaScript/Ajax-based applications and websites.


Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

Eye-Fi: Do you want Web 2.0 with your 2GB?

Category: Dojo, JavaScript, Showcase

I can just picture Dylan and Alex in a meeting with someone pitching: So, we want to have a flash memory card, and put an Ajax application on it. Well, they did it. Eye-Fi has launched and it combines WiFi with a 2GB card. With Eye-Fi, your photos can be automatically sent to any number Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:47 pm
6 Comments

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3 rating from 22 votes

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

Dojo: The cigarette after the ….

Category: Dojo

The baby is here so now you can relax. Alex has taken this time to chat about the new release where he discusses some of the other posts that show off features of the release: Following up shortly on the heels of the release, Dylan screen shots of Dojo charting running on the iPhone. It’s Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:17 am
7 Comments

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3.6 rating from 40 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
22 Comments

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4.1 rating from 62 votes

Monday, October 15th, 2007

Dojo Image Widgets v1.0

Category: Dojo

Over the weekend Shane O’Sullivan released version 1.0 of Dojo Image Widgets, a set of Dojo widgets that allows easy creation of image galleries from Flickr. One of the coolest features of all of these widgets is that they all feed off image data provided by the dojo.data API. What this basically means is that Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 7:30 am
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3.2 rating from 34 votes

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

Craigslist Tibco GI Remix

Category: Dojo, Google, Mapping, Offline, TIBCO

Luke Birdeau has remixed Craigslist to produce a desktop-esque Ajax application view on the data that adds features such as being able to save your favorites, add notes to them, and even use the app offline (e.g. take your laptop on the road to go see the stuff for sale of meet that blind date). Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:02 am
12 Comments

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3.8 rating from 40 votes

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

Dojo GFX Game using SVG/VML rendering

Category: Dojo, Games

Paolo Ardoino has created a fun little web game called Be Quick Or Be Dead: Game rendering is very simple: ctx = dojox.gfx.createSurface creates 2D drawing surface images, text, rectangles, … are all shapes that can be created on that surface (i.e. img = ctx.createImage(); ) shapes could be modified with setShape method (i.e. img.setShape(newShape); Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:31 am
15 Comments

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2.5 rating from 39 votes

iPhone Web Development: Dojo and jQuery

Category: Dojo, iPhone, jQuery

Dylan Schiemann has posted about Dojo on the iPhone which should be real code in the 1.0 release. His slides are available and teach you all about hacking on the iPhone in general. Also, Andre Lewis threw a simple iPhone template out there that uses jQuery to do the iPhone twiddling. Of course, we have Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:52 am
2 Comments

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3.6 rating from 25 votes

Monday, October 1st, 2007

Dojo and the script tags

Category: Dojo, JavaScript

Alex has written about some new script tag support added in Dojo 0.9: For a long time systems like Flex and Laszlo have had a corner on naturally mixing behavior with markup. HTML’s native <script> tag doesn’t provide any context, and worse, can’t provide a way to be triggered by a particular event or action Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:43 am
9 Comments

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3.5 rating from 37 votes

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Apple Store hits the Dojo

Category: Dojo, Showcase

We got quite a few emails to ajaxians@ajaxian.com letting us know that Apple is now using the Dojo Toolkit for their store after a quick refresh, which people seem to find interesting as it seems to be a bit of a switch from Prototype (although there is some Prototype code copied over too). It is Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:18 am
31 Comments

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3.5 rating from 28 votes

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

Live Real-time Session Rater using Comet

Category: Comet, Dojo, DWR, Showcase

Greg Wilkins wrote a session rater for conferences that showcases how Jetty, Dojo and DWR can work together to provide real-time, two way communication. The application gives a live 1 to 5 star rating of the sessions, speaker awards (Rockstar, Vulcan, Uber Geek or Droid) and per session chat rooms.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:12 am
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3.8 rating from 24 votes

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

ActiveGrid trying to become the RedHat of Ajax?

Category: Dojo

Chris Keene of ActiveGrid has just acquired TurboAjax, the Dojo tool provider that has been featured on Ajaxian many times for its quality widgets. Chris discusses the acquisition, and why “the Ajax world needs a RedHat to create a common distribution and provide commercial support and training behind an enterprise-ready toolkit.” He outlines his issues Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:03 am
16 Comments

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3.1 rating from 29 votes

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Yojo: Loading YUI with the Dojo loader

Category: Dojo, Yahoo!

James Burke has made a call out for a little bit of collaboration as he discussed Yojo: Loading YUI with the Dojo loader: I like Dojo 0.9, and I think it has a great solution to loading JS modules dynamically. The core of the Dojo loader has been there since the beginning of the project, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:41 am
3 Comments

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3.2 rating from 30 votes

Plugging in to the Dojo Grid

Category: Dojo

Dylan says that the single, most asked question with the Dojo 0.9 release has been, “Where’s the grid widget?”. The questions is now answered with the announcement that SitePen, Mozilla Foundation, Nexaweb Technologies, Redfin, & SnapLogic Announce Open Source Contribution of TurboAjax Group’s High-Performance Grid Widget to Dojo Foundation. Wow that is a lot of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:26 am
13 Comments

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3.6 rating from 45 votes

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

Dojo powering some big players

Category: Dojo

The Dojo team released v0.9 last week which included some big enhancements to the Dijit component library, the core of Dojo and DojoX. While its always good to hear about new features coming out, it’s equally important to know who is benefiting from the enhancements. Alex Russell, lead developer of the Dojo project, did just Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:00 am
7 Comments

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3.3 rating from 59 votes

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Bloglines Beta with Dojo

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Bloglines, the first popular RSS feed reader, is revamped (finally!) with a new beta version that is using Dojo, and their new Dijit widgeting system. The new look and feel has some new features, wrapped up by the ReadWriteWeb as: Bloglines Beta is the first stage of “a complete redesign of the Bloglines service”. The Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:53 pm
3 Comments

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4 rating from 25 votes

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Dojo 0.9: Dissected, Fast, and 3D

Category: Dojo

There has been a flurry of activity now that 0.9 is out of the door for Dojo: James Burke wrote about Dissecting 0.9’s dojo.js file, which differs from the old “dojo.js could mean anything” view, and now is a base platform. The post also dives into the internals of Dojo 0.9’s dojo.js, and break down Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:49 am
6 Comments

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3.6 rating from 48 votes