Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

Audible Ajax Episode 22: Joe Hewitt on Firebug, Firefox, and iUI

Category: Firefox, Interview, iPhone, Podcasts, Utility

This is Joe Hewitt week. We were fortunate enough to find some time to chat with Joe about a myriad of topics. These topics ranged from: Firebug: How Firebug came about, tips and tricks and hidden toys, and YSlow Browsers: We had a fun chat about the history of Firefox, and how Gecko and Webkit Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:00 am

4.6 rating from 99 votes

Friday, June 8th, 2007

Interview with Mike Tsao of the Google Gears team

Category: Gears, Google, Podcasts

To round out shark^H^H^H^H^HGears week we have an interview with Mike Tsao of the Google Gears team on the new Google Developer Podcast. The interview gives us a view into how Gears was formed, and how the three initial components were created. For example, the WorkerPooler that allows you to spawn a long running piece Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:31 am
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3.6 rating from 16 votes

Wednesday, May 30th, 2007

Audible Ajax Episode 21: Dojo Offline on Google Gears

Category: Dojo, Gears, Google, Interview, Podcasts

Google has announced some big news for Ajax developers at Google Developer Day. The announcement is Google Gears, an open source runtime to allow you to build Offline Web applications. Some may think “hmm, what about Dojo Offline?” The great news is that the Dojo crew were in the loop wrt this project, and Brad Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:02 pm

4.4 rating from 36 votes

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Audible Ajax Episode 20: Project Tamarin

Category: Firefox, Flash, Interview, JavaScript, Podcasts

We at Ajaxian have long been hoping for a JIT compiler inside of the browsers’ JavaScript interpreter — so we were pretty stoked when Adobe donated their excellent JIT-compiling JavaScript virtual machine to Mozilla back in Nov. ’06. The new open-source codebase, maintained by the Mozilla Foundation, is known as Project Tamarin. In this episode Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:58 pm

4 rating from 73 votes

Monday, December 4th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 19: The TIBCO GI Team

Category: Podcasts, TIBCO

Dion and I have long been impressed with the nifty, robust and very ajaxian UI magic that TIBCO brought to the Web with their GI tool… but we weren’t so excited about the nifty, robust price tag nor it being IE-only. As we covered a while back, TIBCO recently open-sourced their product — and not Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:30 am

4.2 rating from 26 votes

Sunday, September 17th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 18: The IE7 Team

Category: Microsoft, Podcasts

A few months ago, the Ajaxians had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Wilson, Laurel Reitman, and Dave Massey — all program managers with the IE7 team — and discuss the upcoming release. Beforehand, we solicited your questions, and in Episode 18 (~8mb, MP3 format), we ask some of those questions to the team: Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 11:44 pm

3.6 rating from 68 votes

Thursday, April 20th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 17: Jamis Buck of 37 Signals

Category: Podcasts

Ben and I had the pleasure of interviewing Jamis Buck of 37 Signals on his experiences with using Ajax in their live applications, and on the future of Ajax development in Rails. What we cover on the podcast What Jamis Buck does for 37 Signals How do you differentiate your applications Why a developer would Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:54 am

3.9 rating from 47 votes

Tuesday, March 14th, 2006

Audible Ajax 16: March State of Ajax

Category: Podcasts

Ben and I discuss the recent news, grab the IE team to ask them about IE 7, and get Jamis Buck of 37 Signals to talk about scalability of Campfire. What we cover on the podcast Happy Birthday Ajax: Leapfrogging from the tech community to the business world Comet: A new approach to Ajax applications(Slides) Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:59 am

3.8 rating from 42 votes

Tuesday, February 14th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 15: Kevin Hakman of TIBCO

Category: Podcasts, TIBCO

Ben and I had the pleasure of visiting TIBCO GI head quarters in the valley. They showed us their tools, and we got to interview Kevin Hakman about all things Ajax, including their recent announcement on pricing and features. What we cover on the podcast When did TIBCO start in the Ajax business? Why did Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:43 am

3.7 rating from 43 votes

Monday, February 6th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 14: State of Ajax in Denmark

Category: Podcasts

Ben and I were in Denmark, speaking at a conference in a castle, and had a chance to record the first State of Ajax podcast of 2006. What we cover on the podcast Dojo toolkit’s new file uploading feature Top Ten Reasons Ajax is Here to Stay ExtraTasty Alcohol Internet Explorer and the Expanding Box Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:59 am

3.9 rating from 31 votes

Monday, January 23rd, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 13: Patrick Lightbody of WebWork

Category: Podcasts

Opensymphony WebWork is a quality Java web framework than is known for its simplicity, in a world of complexity. WebWork recently had a 2.2 release that offered up a ton of Ajax features, so we wanted to get the thoughts from a server-side web framework developer on what Ajax means to them. We had the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:19 am

4.2 rating from 41 votes

Monday, January 9th, 2006

Audible Ajax Episode 12: Thomas Fuchs of Script.aculo.us

Category: Interview, Podcasts, Prototype

The most popular opensource Ajax JavaScript frameworks are Dojo and Prototype/Script.aculo.us. Some of the first “wow” moments were due to the effects created by Thomas Fuchs in his Script.aculo.us library that builds on top of Prototype. Many people didn’t realise that with one line of JavaScript code they could get such a nice effect to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:05 am

4.4 rating from 88 votes

Friday, December 23rd, 2005

Audible Ajax Episode 11: State of Ajax in Belgium

Category: Podcasts

Ben and I were speaking at an event in Belgium, and used the opportunity to record a state of ajax podcast that we have gotten out of the door before the holiday period! What we learn on the podcast What is the ROI on Ajax? How do we sell our boss? Ajax Security? JSONP: JSON Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:11 pm
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3 rating from 27 votes

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Audible Ajax Episode 10: Interview with the Zimbra team

Category: Podcasts

Zimbra came out with a bang, and was of the few initial Ajax applications that had people talking about how rich we could get with open standards-based web applications. We had the pleasure of talking to two leads on the Zimbra team about their experiences building a rich Ajax application. What we learn on the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:52 am
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4.3 rating from 44 votes

Thursday, December 1st, 2005

Audible Ajax Episode 9: Glenn Vanderburg Interview

Category: Podcasts

In our ninth show, we interview Glenn Vanderburg, a top class technologist, on his views on JavaScript as a programming language, and Ajax. This episode is very timely, giving the posting on ‘JavaScript and “Serious” Programmers’. Glenn explains the power of JavaScript (as well as some of its quirks), and how we need to take Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:57 am

3.3 rating from 12 votes

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Audible Ajax: Episode 8, State of Ajax

Category: Podcasts

In our eigth show, we discuss the state of ajax for the week November 14th. This includes discusing new framework news for Script.aculo.us and MochiKit, gotchas with the XHR object, the place for modal dialogs on the web, the W3C working groups, Ajax on the mobile, and much more. Show Notes JavaScript UNIX emulation. Is Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:09 am

3.8 rating from 23 votes