Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

An Ajax Repeater control with ASP.NET

Category: .NET, Ajax

Jigar Desai has information in this post from C# Corner about using an ASP.NET repeater control with Ajax to dynamically build out a table of data. XMLHttp and AJAX can really make your application do tricks which were not possible with plain vanilla HTML, but your code can become messy very quickly if you do Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:00 am

4 rating from 81 votes

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Microsoft Live Labs: “World 2.0 not Web 2.0”

Category: .NET, Editorial

Earlier today at the Search Champs event I announced the formation of Live Labs, an exciting new partnership between MSN and MSR. I also announced that Live Labs has sponsored a new set of academic research grants, and 10 MSR PhD Fellowships. This is all really exciting stuff and it was nice to be able Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:16 am
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3.5 rating from 46 votes

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

JavaScript Performance: Comparing the Atlas and Prototype class idioms

Category: .NET, JavaScript, Prototype

Firstly, it has to be said that micro-benchmarks are the root of all evil. Now that is out of the way, Jon Meyer took the time to compare styles of subclassing in JavaScript, based on what he sees in Prototype and Atlas. He analyzes performance implications, giving numbers, and it allows you to see differences Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:56 am
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3.2 rating from 20 votes

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2005

Ajax on the Pocket PC

Category: .NET, Mobile

Opera came out with their Mobile SDK last week, allowing us to think about the Ajax development model on the mobile phone. Does IE Mobile Support AJAX? … YES We’ve recently been getting questions regarding whether IE Mobile (aka Pocket IE, PIE, IEMO) supports AJAX. The answer: Yes, PocketPC and Smartphone devices 2003 and later, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:07 am

3.7 rating from 26 votes

Monday, November 21st, 2005

Microsoft Touts New Ajax Tools

Category: .NET

Brian Goldfarb is a Microsoft Product Manager, and he answered questions on Microsoft’s plans for tools to make Ajax development easier by Infomation Week. What will you see in this Q&A? He has to put in “its roots in what Microsoft invented almost 8 years ago with IE4 (DHTML) and IE5 (XMLHttp).” :) What is Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:47 am

3.1 rating from 10 votes

Thursday, November 17th, 2005

ASP.Net Atlas demo app and movie

Category: .NET, Examples, Presentation, Screencast

Atlas is Microsoft’s big push into the Ajax space for the .NET platform (read our past posts or read Scott Guthrie’s “Atlas Unleashed” for more info). Well, XML for ASP posted the strangely named “Using Atlas to View Customers”. It has sample code and a video presentation of a demo app using Atlas to retrieve Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 8:44 am

3.7 rating from 42 votes

Wednesday, September 21st, 2005

Video Interviews with Scott Isaacs and Omar Shahine of Microsoft on MSN Ajax

Category: .NET, Ajax, Presentation

More and more content is coming out of Redmond. Microsoft’s Channel 9 has put up a couple of Ajaxian videos. Firstly, we have Scott Isaacs on MSN DHTML Foundation, where Scott starts off showing us that yes. Microsoft invented Ajax ;) Oh, and that it isn’t Ajax. It is DHTML. You can’t blame him can Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:06 pm

3.3 rating from 17 votes

Friday, September 16th, 2005

Rails Ajaxians hit out at Microsoft Atlas

Category: .NET, Editorial, Prototype, Ruby

The PDC love parade announced Microsoft Atlas. Thomas Fuchs has hit out with an auto completion comparison between Atlas and his script.aculo.us component: First off, looking at their code, they were certainly a bit inspired by my code (and also by Sam’s code). I can see it’s difficult to give credit, but hey, you know, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:51 am

3.9 rating from 16 votes

Wednesday, September 14th, 2005

Atlas Walkthrough Published

Category: .NET

Scott Guthrie mentioned that he would post the sample code for the Process Explorer in his first entry on Atlas. And, he did it, posting his Atlas Keynote Walkthrough, which shows all of the code for each step of the keynote. The Steps Step 1: The Web Service We Use Step 2: Simple Invocation of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:36 pm

2.7 rating from 11 votes

Start.com: A Preview of Web 3.0

Category: .NET

Now, Web 3.0 may be a TAD cheeky don’t you think? But Scott Isaacs and team have put up a PDC Preview of their technoloy. Over the past 8 months I have been writing articles on advanced programming techniques and the limitations of the “AJAX” programming pattern (and I have at least 6 months more Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:38 am

2.7 rating from 11 votes

Tuesday, September 13th, 2005

Microsoft Atlas Details Revealed

Category: .NET, Toolkit

I’m here at Microsoft’s Professional Developer’s Conference, and they’ve announced some interesting tidbits about Atlas, their Ajax framework. (It was a bit weird to hear Jim Allchin refer to DHTML as Ajax on-stage.) Atlas will be a cross-browser JavaScript library with ASP.NET bindings. They are fully supporting Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Atlas includes a Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 6:11 pm
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3.2 rating from 10 votes

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

CPAINT v2.0.1 Released

Category: .NET, Library, PHP

We have released CPAINT v2.0.1 for ASP and PHP. This release combines all the patches we previously released for v2.0.0. There is no new real functionality in this version, however we do recommend that all users upgrade to the new version, due to further security enhancements. Changes: A plain text response is now returned when Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:30 am
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3.4 rating from 11 votes

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

Web.UI 3.0 for ASP.NET

Category: .NET, Component, Showcase, Toolkit

Components. Components. Components. That mysterious marketplace. Component Art has a bunch, and has a new 3.0 beta version set out. Ajax Windows Explorer Ajax Image Gallery Ajax Calendar Ajax Product Info Ajax Context Menu Ajax TabStrip Content Ajax Menu Content Ajax TreeView Content Ajax Server Date/Time Ajax Standard Controls Grid TreeView CallBack TabStrip SiteMap Snap Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:41 am
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3.4 rating from 16 votes

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Bitkraft: Ajaxian .NET web framework

Category: .NET, Toolkit

Bitkraft Web Library was developed as a web framework that extends the Microsoft Asp.net framework to provide more dynamic user interaction via ajax and json. Bitkraft is a CLR based (.NET) web framework that allows distributed web content to be created and served in a unique fashion. It is written in C# and compiles for Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:56 am
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3 rating from 9 votes

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2005

Webservices and Ajax.NET

Category: .NET

A lot if happening in the .NET world wrt Ajax. The Ajax.NET framework has added the ability to get Ajax working against Webservices where the code can’t (or you don’t want it to…) be changed. <html> <head> <script language=”text/javascript” src=”demoservice.asmx?AJAX”></script> </head> <body> <script language=”text/javascript”> var x = DemoService.ServerAdd(5, 6); alert(x.value); </script> </body> </html>

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:10 am
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2.9 rating from 9 votes

Saturday, July 30th, 2005

Elegant ASP.NET Library for Ajax

Category: .NET

Fexis Vargas pointed us to Jason Diamond, a DevelopMentor instructor, who has created his own Ajax library for making callbacks to the code behind an ASP page. It started out as an “intellectual exercise”, but he did such a good job, its turning into an open source project, whether he likes it or not :-). Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 9:43 am
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2.7 rating from 11 votes