Friday, October 20th, 2006

ASP.NET Ajax Beta Released

Category: .NET, Announcements

Scott Guthrie of Microsoft announced the first beta release of the new ASP.NET Ajax framework (formerly Atlas). There are some significant changes including: $() is now $get(): This means that you can play nice with libraries such as prototype. It is really interesting that Microsoft took this step instead of saying “screw it. why should Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:14 pm
1 Comment

3.7 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

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

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Enabling Back/Forward-Button Support for ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel

Category: .NET, Tip

Scott Guthrie has written up a tip for Enabling Back/Forward-Button Support for ASP.NET AJAX UpdatePanel. For example, the below code could be written by a developer in response to a selection change within a list to to add the previous list selection to the browser’s history via Nikhil’s “HistoryControl”: < View plain text > javascript Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:19 am

3.2 rating from 50 votes

Monday, September 11th, 2006

Atlas becomes: Microsoft AJAX Library and ASP.NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions

Category: .NET

Scott Guthrie has announced the “Atlas” 1.0 Naming and Roadmap, which includes the news that Atlas 1.0 will ship around the end of this year, that it will become “fully supported” by Microsoft, and that this means some renaming: As part of releasing “Atlas”, we have also finally locked on an official set of product Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:22 pm

3.6 rating from 56 votes

Thursday, August 31st, 2006

“Beginning Ajax With ASP.Net” Released

Category: .NET, Books

Wrox Press has published “Beginning Ajax with ASP.Net” by Wally McClure, Scott Cate, Paul Glavich, and Craig Shoemaker. The book is suitable for Ajax newbies who work with .Net (as well as those who do have some Ajax experience), as the first five chapters are pure Ajax overview. Beyond that, several .Net frameworks are overviewed, Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 4:45 pm

2.9 rating from 47 votes

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

EmergeTk version 0.1.1 released

Category: .NET, Dojo, Framework, Toolkit

The Ajax framework for C# EmergeTK just released version 0.1.1. Highlights of this version include: License change from GPL to BSD 3-clause license. Support for Mono (1.1.16) Dojo upgrade to 0.3.1 Back button & Bookmark support MySql and SqlServer providers Basic implementation of AdoRecordList and AdoRecord. You can download it here and see some demos Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 4:08 pm
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2.8 rating from 19 votes

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

Json.NET: Library to help with .NET – JS communication

Category: .NET, JavaScript, Library

James Newton-King has released a new library Json.NET that aims to provide JSON .NET API for simply and safely reading and writing valid JSON text. At the core of Json.NET, similar to the .NET XML APIs, are two classes: JsonReader and JsonWriter. Also like XML in .NET, Json.NET includes a JsonSerializer class. Reading JSON < Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:14 am

3.8 rating from 62 votes

Monday, June 12th, 2006

Emergetk – new Ajax toolkit for .NET

Category: .NET, Dojo, Server, Toolkit

New Ajax web framework built on Dojo and C#

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 1:38 pm

3.1 rating from 61 votes

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

Script# Prototype: Microsoft’s GWT

Category: .NET, Toolkit

Nikhil Kothari released a prototype of Script#, a toolkit that generates JavaScript code from C# code, similar to the recent Google Web Toolkit. The fundamental goal was to improve the state of the art in scripting. This goes way beyond the usual things that come to mind at first thought: compile-time checking, and intellisense or Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:57 am

3.6 rating from 39 votes

Thursday, April 13th, 2006

A Few Atlas Announcements

Category: .NET, Book Reviews, Toolkit

On the Hauser & Wenz blog today, there are two new Atlas-related posts for those out there interested in Microsofts answer to the proliferation of Ajax (and Javascript) frameworks out there. The first of the two is a quick one, mentioning the release of the Atlas Control Toolkit. It’s a collection of components and example Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 6:51 am

3.8 rating from 53 votes

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006

Microsoft’s Mix ’06 Conference

Category: .NET, Mobile, Toolkit, UI

The Ajaxians are at Microsoft’s Mix conference this week. Mix is a new event for Microsoft, designed to target those folks who aren’t the typical attendee of a Microsoft show. The content is basically a primer of what Microsoft is up to, focusing on IE7 and Avalon (WPF). Plenty of other news outlets are covering Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:15 pm

3.9 rating from 61 votes

Monday, March 13th, 2006

Live.com Search

Category: .NET, Showcase

The Windows Live team has a new live.com search which has a couple of nice features. Infinite Scrolling: Rather than having pages, there is a virtual scrollbar which you can keep scrolling Results Amount: When you have results, you can move a slider which changes how much content is shown per result. This lets you Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:53 am

2.8 rating from 34 votes

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

Seventeen Minutes With Bill Gates

Category: .NET, Editorial

The Channel9 Team got together with Bill Gates to chat tech. The piece that we cared about was when he talked about IE, DHTML, and Ajax. Q. What would you say to people to question Microsoft’s commitment to the browser? “We are doing a mea culpa there.” Excuse: Security :) However, things are going to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:03 am

3.7 rating from 66 votes

Friday, February 3rd, 2006

A Comparison of Ajax Frameworks for ASP.NET

Category: .NET, Ajax, Programming

As highlighted in this post on the Ajax.NET Professional blog today, there’s a comparison posted of several of the popular Ajax frameworks for those working with ASP.NET (created by Daniel Zeiss). First, let me explain why only these 6 Frameworks are included although there is a lot more AJAX stuff for ASP.NET out there. All Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 9:05 am

4 rating from 66 votes

Creating an Ajax Scribble application with Microsoft Atlas

Category: .NET, Articles

Rama Krishna Vavilala has written up a tutorial on creating an Ajax version of the good ‘ole MFC scribble application. It walks through creating An Atlas ASP.NET application from scratch, creating a Web service for the backend, and Atlas JavaScript for the front end. The Atlas Magic It allowed us to write the web application Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:49 am

2.3 rating from 62 votes