Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Smooth Slideshow 2.0

Category: JavaScript, Library, Utility

Jonathan Schemout has released version 2 of his Smooth Slideshow library, written on top of mootools. New Features in 2.0 All the code is now wrapped in objects. In other words, you can now add more than one slideshow to the same webpage. JonDesign’s SmoothSlideshow now center images in the viewport. This way you can Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:12 am

4.4 rating from 38 votes

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Fresh Logic Studios Scripts: OO JS

Category: .NET, JavaScript, Library

Fresh Logic Studios has created an object oriented JavaScript framework with a programming model similar to the Microsoft .NET Framework. Inside you’ll find JavaScript implementations for a small subset of the classes provided by the .NET Framework base class libraries. The library consists of classes for: Console Point Size Guid String Uri < View plain Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:28 am

3.1 rating from 20 votes

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

YUI Panel Tutorial

Category: Library, Tutorial, UI, Yahoo!

This tutorial is an excellent overview of the YUI panel control. Each of the seven section includes a description, a live example, and a code snippet. The YUI panel widget solves a lot of issues hand-rolled solutions doing the same thing have: You can allow the user to drag and drop the panel around to Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 6:31 am

3.7 rating from 111 votes

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

Transcorners: Because you are obsessed with rounded corners

Category: CSS, JavaScript, Library

People really are obsessed with rounded corners aren’t they? If we had a simple way to express them in CSS, maybe then we would be writting JS libraries and CSS hacks to give us spikey corners or something :) Well, the latest kid on the block is Transcorners, which is a mootools based rounded corners Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:50 am

3.8 rating from 57 votes

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

bytefx: simple effects

Category: JavaScript, Library, UI

Andrea Giammarchi has put together another effects library that weighs in under 3kb compressed. The library is called bytefx and is definitely in alpha :) The demo page shows you the effects at hand: alpha clear color drag fade move position size

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:25 am

3.8 rating from 30 votes

Monday, September 25th, 2006

Ajaxium 2.0: ASP.NET Ajax Container

Category: .NET, Library

Ajaxium 2.0 has been released. Ajaxium is a universal Ajax container for ASP.NET pages and controls. It’s aim it to ajax-enable your existing ASP.NET application. You can see it in action in this demo with movie background music that ajax enables the ASP.NET 2.0 Starter Kits.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:52 am

2.9 rating from 27 votes

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

TIBCO GI Supports Firefox

Category: JavaScript, Library, TIBCO, Toolkit

TIBCO General Interface is a very powerful tool for building Ajax applications. One of the complaints has been the lack of support for Firefox, and it has been in the works. We just heard that the support is available in a beta: TIBCO General Interfaceâ„¢ 3.2 Beta 1 with support for Firefox 1.5 is now Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:22 am
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3.7 rating from 23 votes

Monday, September 11th, 2006

MooTools Released

Category: JavaScript, Library

The Mad4Milk team (the minds that brought the world moo.fx) have unleashed a brand new, very impressive Javascript library out onto the web – MooTools. mootools is a very compact, modular, Object-Oriented javascript framework. Its unique design makes it extremely crossbrowser, easy to use, and a snap to extend with your own code. It comes Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:49 am

4.2 rating from 61 votes

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Low Pro – Unobtrusive Scripting for Prototype

Category: Library, Prototype, Rails

We’ve covered the very cool UJS (Unobtrusive Javascript) plugin for Rails previously. Now the creators have extracted the javascript pieces to allow easy unobtrusive scripting with prototype and released it as Low Pro (download here). Low Pro features code from folks like Dean Edwards and Justin Palmer, among others. Its compatible with Prototype 1.5 and Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 7:30 am

3.7 rating from 16 votes

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

JS Linker in Dojo Toolkit

Category: Dojo, JavaScript, Library

AOL has been very generous by donating code for the JS Linker for Dojo: The JavaScript source code can be represented in different levels of granularity. The JavaScript Linker uses the Abstract Syntax Trees (ASTs) representation, which represents the lowest level of detail, to model the source code. One of the main task for this Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:51 pm

3.6 rating from 37 votes

GWT + JSF = G4jsf

Category: Google, JavaScript, Library

The Ajax2jsf open source project now has a spin off G4jsf subproject that allows you to build JSF components in GWT. Sergey Smirnov has written an article / tutorial on integrating the Google Web Toolkit with JSF using G4jsf: The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) has attracted a lot of attention lately as a way to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:27 am
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3.4 rating from 64 votes

Monday, August 28th, 2006

jQuery 1.0 Released

Category: JavaScript, Library

John Resig has announced the release of jQuery 1.0 which has a “lot of bugs fixed, a ton of new features, and a complete overhaul of how the jQuery development process is run”. You can poke around the documentation via the Visual jQuery site.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:07 am

4.4 rating from 41 votes

Friday, August 25th, 2006

Framework Disagreement: JQuery: (Mis)leading the Pack

Category: JavaScript, Library, Prototype

Justin Palmer has taken issue to some of the statements made by jQuery and writes JQuery: (Mis)leading the Pack as a retort of sorts to “Why JQuery’s Philosophy is Better”. He makes some good points about: DOM Insertion Chainability CSS Selectors/Xpath Plugin Development Automatic Looping Ajax Updating Adding a class to an element Adding a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:27 am

3.8 rating from 44 votes

Thursday, August 24th, 2006

Mooglets: More web widgets

Category: Library

First Moo.fx, now Mooglets. These puppies were just announced and look very much like Apple’s dashboard widgets. Why are people so obsessed with -lets? :) Here is some documentation on the API

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:09 pm

3 rating from 39 votes

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006

liberty: basic javascript library

Category: JavaScript, Library

Andreas Kalsch of uniAjax has released a mini JavaScript library called liberty that has some recognizable functions ($()) but some new ones: Number.prototype.setInRange(from, to) getElements(tagName, attribute, value) addHandler(elements, types, handler) Whenever I see duplicate functions (e.g. $() again) it makes me wish that we could have a real way to share javascript libraries between apps. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:56 am

3.1 rating from 37 votes

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Adding AJAX to a Website step by step, Part II

Category: Library, PHP, Programming

Back with the second part of his postings on adding Ajax to a website, Joshua Eichorn has this new item on his blog today (picking up from this previous post) – a look at polling the server for the latest data with the HTML_AJAX PEAR package. I have a lot more change’s i’d like to Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:49 am
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3.5 rating from 38 votes