Examples


Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Niceforms: Pretty up your web forms

Category: CSS, Examples, JavaScript, UI

Web forms. Everybody knows web forms. Each day we have to fill in some information in a web form, be it a simple login to your webmail application, an online purchase or signing up for a website. They are the basic (and pretty much the only) way of gathering information on the web. You basically Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:29 pm
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4.2 rating from 30 votes

Monday, August 29th, 2005

Ajax Solutions Online: Sun Blueprints

Category: Examples, Java

The BluePrints Solutions Catalog has been updated this week. In it are many solutions on AJAX that cover show the programming model we are proposing for AJAX applications that run on the Java Enterprise Edition platform. Download or view the BluePrints Solutions Catalog at http://blueprints.dev.java.net/bpcatalog/ Check out the live solutions below: Autocomplete Basic Progress Bar Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:15 am
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2.3 rating from 7 votes

Saturday, August 27th, 2005

Using Rails Ajax helpers to create safe state-changing links

Category: Articles, Examples, Ruby

Jarkko Laine discusses Using Rails Ajax helpers to create safe state-changing links: A few months ago there was a heated discussion going on about Google Web Accelerator prefetching links and at the same time wreaking havoc in web apps that used plain GET links to change the state of an application. A few tricks came Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:01 am
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4.2 rating from 11 votes

Thursday, August 25th, 2005

Spanish Ajaxian Examples

Category: Examples

Senor Bastida emailed us with his ajax examples, Spanish style. He has packaged clasic examples like google suggest, several sections of gmail, loading times, page managers etc… and all of the code is available under a GPL license. For our Spanish readers :) Ajaxian Examples

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:55 am
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3.3 rating from 6 votes

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

Ajax in IE without ActiveX

Category: Examples, IE

What about if you are worried about non-ActiveXians being able to use your cool Ajax cool on IE? Kae Verens wrote about his experience writing Ajax in IE without ActiveX. He then followed up noting that: On Friday, I announced a non-ActiveX version of XMLHttpRequest, with the proviso that it would require server-side magic. Sajax Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:09 pm
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4 rating from 14 votes

Building an AJAX based Specials Sorter

Category: Examples

Rick Strahl went about building an Ajax based Specials Sorter. His result was produced here. The idea is that I have a list of items in the store that have a Special flag set that are displayed on the home page of the store. The Special flag also serves as a sort order. Prior to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:56 pm
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Monday, August 15th, 2005

Midnight Coders whip up an Ajaxian Google

Category: Examples, Google

We blogged about the release of WebORB from the midnight coders. Now they are out and about to show us how to do the odd thing. They built an ajaxian Google interface which has a search query text field sensitive to the user’s idle time, so as soon as you stop typing it sends out Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:29 am
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3 rating from 7 votes

Friday, August 12th, 2005

Rich HTML Slider

Category: Examples

The gurus from webfx have long been on the scene showing us cool innovative ways of doing rich work on the web. Now they have a nice demo of a dhtml slider

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:02 am
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3.8 rating from 37 votes

Thursday, August 11th, 2005

ClearNova: Ajax Examples

Category: Examples, Google

ClearNova has some nice ajaxian examples: Ping: Ping sends the current date to the server. Basic AJAX functionality. See server console for date. Track Changes: As each field changes, the change is sent to the server. If all is well, the word OK shows up next to the field along with the text sent to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:23 am
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3.5 rating from 10 votes

Monday, August 8th, 2005

Ajaxian Div Expansion in Drupal

Category: Examples

This recent drupal demo shows the example of having a small summary div, and then expanding it via a server-side request to get the full monty. It also shows backwards compatibiliy via the URLs that are used (i.e. you can hit the nodes URL to get the full page too) See the demo

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

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005

HTML Form Element: Radio Select – Combining Radio Button and Select items

Category: Examples

HTML came out with nice form elements such as radio buttons, select boxes etc… but it also missed a few. I knew that I wanted a drop down list that also let me just type in something as “other”. Now we kinda get that with the LiveSearch Ajaxian components. Lucas Jellema has taken another stab Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:57 am
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3.5 rating from 53 votes

Friday, July 15th, 2005

Update User’s Session with Ajax

Category: Examples

Eric Pascarello has written both a JSP and ASP backed version of a user session tracker using Ajax. His aim, is to enable users not to get timed out. His article goes through the Ajaxian code, and both server side pieces.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:47 pm
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2.7 rating from 9 votes

Friday, July 1st, 2005

Rico LiveGrid: No more next/prev!

Category: Examples, Library

Bill Scott of Sabre and the Rico team decided to add and release LiveGrid functionality. They want to banish NEXT/PREV from the web with this technique, which lets you use a scrollbar to automatically grab more info. You keep scrolling, it keeps fetching. Demos To see LiveGrid in action check out: Basic LiveGrid Yahoo! Search Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:19 am
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3.3 rating from 8 votes

Friday, June 24th, 2005

Ajaxian Spell Checker 2.2 Update

Category: Examples, Library

Garrison Locke has updated his Ajaxian spell checker with a 2.2 release. A few of the major updates to the spell checker are: Added a Beta wrapper for aspell so you don’t have to have pspell installed. Added a preview mode (with image support) so you can see it even if you don’t have misspellings. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:39 am
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1.5 rating from 4 votes

Monday, June 20th, 2005

Using Prototpe drag-and-drop features and saving the results

Category: Examples, Prototype

Don Wilson sent in a demo of using Prototype’s drag-and-drop feature to reposition a grid of images and save the results using Sajax. I’ve used Prototype’s draggable contents extension (found here: http://mir.aculo.us/demos/draggable2.html) in a project I’m working on. It allows you to move around images in a grid and update the mysql database using Sajax Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:35 am
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3.6 rating from 11 votes

Wednesday, June 15th, 2005

Ajaxian MP3 Player

Category: Examples

Jon Buda writes in: Just wanted to let you know that I released an update to an open source project I started awhile back, mp3act. mp3act is a web based mp3 jukebox that now relies on ajax and javascript to power the interface. I complete redid the interface to work with ajax. check it out Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 12:08 am
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3.4 rating from 9 votes