Dojo


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


Monday, April 23rd, 2007

Dojo Offline Toolkit Beta Released

Category: Dojo, JavaScript, Library, Offline

Brad Neuberg and the SitePen team has been working tirelessly to get this beta out of the door. Now we have the Dojo Offline Toolkit in beta, released to the world: Dojo Offline is a free, open source toolkit that makes it easy for web applications to work offline. It consists of two pieces: a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:11 am
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3.6 rating from 31 votes

Quality Unit: Dojo based support center

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Viktor Zeman, of Quality Unit, has created Support Center, a support ticket application based on Dojo. In fact, they have extended Dojo to deal with problems such as: Upload files in the background Asynchronnous requests Packaging of classes Templates Services They plan to publish this work. Support Center itself bears a little resemblance to Google Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:24 am
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4.2 rating from 66 votes

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

Performance test results show strong WebKit outcome

Category: Dojo, Editorial

Ryan Breen put out a call for help on a distributed performance test that had many people hitting a Dojo charting system. The results are now in and the data seems to show: At 37ms, Safari is easily the fastest implementation, over 3 times faster than Firefox. Internet Explorer is by far the slowest, but Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:06 am
14 Comments

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3.9 rating from 29 votes

Monday, April 16th, 2007

Dojo Widgets Rebirth

Category: Dojo

Dojo is getting some big changes. One of them is a change in the widget structure. The Dojo folk just updated us on the status of Dijit, the new system. To get an idea of what is going on, check out this PDF that gives you what you need to know: Dijit looks cleaner and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:08 am
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3.6 rating from 34 votes

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Participate: Distribute Performance Test

Category: Dojo

Ryan Breen and the Dojo folk wanted to take a look at the performance of Dojo Charting on various browsers. Ryan setup a test page that you can click on, that will measure the performance. The more diverse a group we can get the better, so give it a shot and take a peak at Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:45 am
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3.6 rating from 23 votes

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

dojo.gfx presentations in dojo.gfx

Category: Canvas, Dojo

Dylan Schiemann has posted his presentations on dojo.gfx which are themselves written in dojo.gfx instead of Powerpoint/Keynote/S5. Web Vector Graphics and Dojo – Draw This! Web Vector Graphics: Myth or Reality? Vector Graphics and Comet with Dojo It would be nice if you some key bindings were put into the presentations :)

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:27 am
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2.7 rating from 69 votes

Monday, March 26th, 2007

yFiles Ajax: Web Diagram Tool

Category: Dojo, JavaScript, Library

David Alberts of yWorks GmbH has created yFiles AJAX, a library for creating web based diagrams built on top of the Dojo Toolkit. A couple of demos are available such as: Graph Viewer The Graph Viewer Demo Application demonstrates viewing a graph with zooming, panning, overview and additional node and edge information. Realizing a slightly Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:56 am
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3 rating from 33 votes

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Kayuda: Dojo based Mind Map

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Kayuda is a new web based mind map tool that makes it easy to create and share your maps. The application has been released as an early alpha, and is based on Dojo. Create a map and play around with it. It performs really well, and feels Pipes-y.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:30 am
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3.3 rating from 32 votes

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Turbo Grid version 3

Category: Announcements, Component, Dojo

TurboAjax Group is proud to announce the release of the TurboGrid 3 beta version. This long awaited release supports virtual scrolling, column sizing, compound rows, variable row height, dynamic sizing of columns and grid, fixed columns, tons of events, and much more. TurboGrid is currently available for download for evaluation purposes. Additional licensing options will Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:36 am
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2.7 rating from 38 votes

Friday, March 2nd, 2007

BuildASign: Ajax Enabled Design Tool

Category: Dojo, Showcase

BuildASign is a simple Ajax tool that lets you design signs. If you fancy printing a quick sign that uses Dojo on the client side to .Net on the back end, you have found the place.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:34 am
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4.1 rating from 39 votes

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Dojo Offline Demo and Release

Category: Dojo, JavaScript, Offline, Screencast

Brad Neuberg keeps sprinting with his offline work for Dojo. He has just released a demo of an offline aware editor, and a release of the code itself: We’ve finished the JavaScript layer of Dojo Offline. Dojo Offline consists of two major pieces: a JavaScript API that is included with a web application, and which Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:01 am
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4.2 rating from 24 votes

Monday, February 26th, 2007

Yahoo! Pipes Support in Dojo

Category: Dojo, Yahoo!

“We make it easier to work with Yahoo’s services than Yahoo does.” That is what Alex believes as he announces that Dojo supports Yahoo! Pipes, which adds to the forward-thinking JSON-P style endpoints. It’s cool and interesting to be able to call out to Pipes from your server-side web-app, but what the mashup-mad word REALLY Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:01 am
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3.4 rating from 30 votes

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Boost Ajax performance using local storage

Category: Dojo, Offline

Niall Kennedy has taken a look at the various local storage options from various browsers, and cross-browser in Boost Ajax performance using local storage. His article touches on the good ole cookie, Flash local Shared Object, Internet Explorer userData, and Firefox DOM Storage. He talks about pros and cons, and efforts such as dojo.storage. Conclusion Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:13 am
14 Comments

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3.1 rating from 33 votes

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Dojo Offline Toolkit in Code

Category: Dojo, Offline

Brad Neuberg keeps it moving with the Dojo Offline Toolkit API. His latest work details the early API via example. The example is a web based email system, and the code using the API is below (and shows you how you would use it). The interesting news is that you can start work even without Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:40 am
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3.2 rating from 24 votes

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

Ajax for IBM WebSphere Platform Early Program

Category: Dojo, Java

IBM has released Ajax for IBM WebSphere Platform Early Program. This initial release includes Dojo Toolkit 0.4.1 as well as a comet implementation for WebSphere Platform Messaging (v6.0), and three end-to-end sample applications that illustrate how Dojo can be incorporated into J2EE applications running on existing WebSphere platforms. All of the features (including an offline Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:57 am
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3.7 rating from 35 votes

Thursday, January 18th, 2007

Colorado Home Stop: More real estate

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Does anyone get the feeling that a fair few people saw early Google Maps mashups and realised that it was a killer app for real estate? :) Alex Blyakhman and his team have added many rich Ajax features to Colorado Home Stop using Dojo. You will see how this app can handle thousands of properties Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:20 am
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3.5 rating from 35 votes