Friday, July 21st, 2006

Google Paint

Category: Fun, Google

Google Paint is more Friday Fun :)

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:08 pm

3.7 rating from 40 votes

Microshaft Web 2.0 Services Framework

Category: Fun

Since it is Friday, we have a marketing video of the new Microshaft Web 2.0 Services Framework Microshaft Web 2.0 Services Framework is a great new open source XML JS peer to peer dynamic ajax framework that provides user created content with a colaborative wiki that isn’t just rss compliant but is also ipod and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:16 pm
1 Comment

3.6 rating from 30 votes

Friday, May 19th, 2006

Ajax Experience Marketing Worked

Category: Fun

We had a much larger turn out from the community to the Ajax Experience last week, and now we know why. We wanted to test out a new marketing strategy that was both cheap, and in the right place: (NOTE: This was taken by Brent Ashley when he was walking around the city at conference Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:51 am

4.1 rating from 36 votes

Friday, April 14th, 2006

FauxJAX: an Ajax framework for idiots

Category: Fun

It isn’t April 1st, but it is a Friday? Patrick Fitzgerald has announced FauxJAX an Ajax framework for idiots. Simply use our framework to display content on your site, and we’ll do the rest. $dollarSignFunctionsAreSoKewl(‘id’); Don’t worry about XML or JSON because our technology doesn’t even communicate with your web server! It’s that advanced! Using Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:37 am

3.1 rating from 52 votes

Friday, February 17th, 2006

Friday Geek Humour: Announcing Web 2.0.1

Category: Fun

Web 2.0.1 has been announced on the ink-stained banana. It’s Friday, so time to go light: We would like to alert you that there’s been a patch release to Web 2.0 to address some minor bugs and address valuable new features. Although this is a minor upgrade, and should not effect your use of Web Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:56 am

3.7 rating from 38 votes

Friday, December 30th, 2005

How to tell the difference between Web 1.0 and Web 2.0

Category: Fun

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:30 am

4.3 rating from 131 votes

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Ajaxian Commons Abstract Logging: Commons-Logging for JavaScript

Category: Fun, JavaScript, Library

We recently mentioned a log4js logging toolkit on the site. There is another version of this at And, others quickly mentioned their favorite logging engine for JavaScript (e.g. Safari lets you talk to the console via an api). Enter: ACAL The Ajaxian team has seen this kind of thing before, on the Java side. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:33 pm

3.6 rating from 8 votes

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

JS/UIX: You wanted a JavaScript OS

Category: Fun, JavaScript

I know it. You were sitting there on the weekend thinking that you wish you had a JavaScript OS to play with. You are in luck, as it exists :) JS/UIX JS/UIX is an UN*X-like OS for standard web-browsers, written entirely in JavaScript (no plug-ins used). It comprises a vir- tual machine, shell, virtual file-system, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:54 am

3.2 rating from 10 votes

Saturday, November 12th, 2005

GMRisk: Risk via Google Maps

Category: Fun, Games

This is some weekend fun. GMRisk is an implementation of a Risk-like game, using Google Maps as the board. And it even uses XHR ;) var request = GXmlHttp.create();“GET”, “riskdata.xml”, true); request.onreadystatechange = function() { if (request.readyState == 4) { var xmlDoc = request.responseXML; var plrs =xmlDoc.documentElement.getElementsByTagName(“player”); for(i=0;i

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:18 am
1 Comment

3.6 rating from 8 votes

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

Web 2.0 Mashup Matrix

Category: Examples, Fun, Web20 has a neat little matrix displaying all sorts of web 2.0 mashups when you hover over the intersection of two sites. For instance, hover over the intersection of Google Maps and Flickr and you’ll see geobloggers pop up. Hover where Google Maps meets itself, and you’ll see the sixty or so services built on Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 1:34 am
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3.3 rating from 9 votes

Friday, September 9th, 2005

Friday Fun: JavaScript Super Mario Brothers

Category: Fun

Why not waste your Friday away playing a Japanese version of Super Maryo Brothers ( via Michael Mahemoff )

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:59 am

3.8 rating from 22 votes

Friday, June 10th, 2005

Fun: Javascript Gamelib

Category: Fun, Games

We had some interesting feedback to the Lemmings game that we posted for a bit of fun. Scott Schiller pointed us to JavaScript Gamelib. Gamelib was originally developed by Scott Porter of (has been defunct for a few years now), and is a pretty cool library. Scott had classic scrolling arcade games and a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:03 am

3.6 rating from 21 votes

Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

JavaScript Lemmings: Here we come!

Category: Fun, Games, JavaScript

Destiny. Remember Flash moving from movies, to rollovers, to games? Now JavaScript is doing the same :) JavaScript Lemmings

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:41 pm
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4.1 rating from 38 votes