Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Three search engines, one interface – 25 minutes live code

Category: Screencast, Tutorial, Yahoo!, YUI

It is amazing how much easier it is these days to build pretty sweet mashups by using hosted services. Here’s a screencast of using Yahoo, Bing and Google to build a search interface in under 25 minutes without having to read any API docs or installing SDKs by using YQL: Building a search mashup with Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 12:44 pm

3.2 rating from 20 votes

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

390 Designing Web Interface Screencasts

Category: Screencast, UI

390? Wow Bill, you have been busy :) I am referring to the 390 screencasts that Bill Scott has published showing “captures of various sites illustrating patterns from each chapter.”

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:33 am
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3.6 rating from 26 votes

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

More Ajax Experience Videos: JSON and JavaScript

Category: Screencast, The Ajax Experience

Following-up from our previous posting, we’ve got some more Ajax Experience videos. This post’s theme is JavaScript and JSON: Advanced Animation & Physics in JavaScript with Paul Bakaus Forget about Web standards and go way beyond the usual capabilities of Web scripting languages. Learn how to create stunning effects using canvas/svg/vml, how to control animated Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:23 am

3.9 rating from 18 votes

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

Ajax Experience Videos: Performance and Security

Category: Screencast, The Ajax Experience

Thanks to the folks at Adobe, we’ve got video of pretty much every session from the Ajax Experience 2008 that we can share on-line, free of charge. We’ll release them over the next week or so in batches. What better way to spend your New Year’s holiday than curled up with a laptop learning about Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:18 pm

4.7 rating from 15 votes

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Gears 0.4 + Mashup of Gears and Google App Engine

Category: Announcements, Gears, Screencast

Hi folks, this is my first guest blog post here on Ajaxian. It’s great to join the team. Gears, the open source browser plugin that teaches web browsers new tricks, has pushed out a new 0.4 release.  Andrei Popescu from the Gears team lets us in on some of the nifty new features: We have Read the rest…

Posted by Brad Neuberg at 9:50 am
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4.2 rating from 18 votes

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Immediate Translation and Mibbit

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, Library, Screencast

I just posted on a a translate bookmarklet that uses the Google AJAX Language API: I really liked getting the Ajax Language API out into developers hands as god knows we shouldn’t have to worry about translations. Now we can use the API and have the Google back-end do all of the work. I have Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:32 am

4.7 rating from 32 votes

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

RadRails 1.0 Released

Category: Announcements, Aptana, Rails, Screencast

Aptana took over the RadRails open source project a few months back, and now have fully integrated it with Aptana Studio with the RadRails 1.0 release. RadRails 1.0 runs as a plug-in to Aptana Studio. So in addition to all the Ruby on Rails IDE goodies and the integrated Rails shell command-line console, developers get Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:07 am
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4.1 rating from 16 votes

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Aptana releases Jaxer, Ajax server built on Mozilla

Category: Ajax, Aptana, JavaScript, Library, Screencast, Server

Aptana has been known for its Eclipse based Ajax IDE Aptana Studio. Paul Colton, CEO, has impressed us at The Ajax Experience as he has shown of Studio, and how Aptana is fast to adapt and come out with support for iPhone development, Adobe AIR, and more. But today Aptana is breaking out of the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:00 pm

4 rating from 63 votes

Monday, November 12th, 2007

John Resig plays with ECMAScript 4

Category: JavaScript, Screencast

With all of the talk about ECMAScript 4, instead of opining about it, how about taking it for a test drive? John has developed a screencast on how to start playing right away: Read up: ECMAScript 4 White Paper – This is a broad overview of all the features that are in the language along Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:50 am

3.3 rating from 18 votes

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Xythos On Demand Ajax Revamp

Category: Screencast, Showcase

Xythos On Demand is a software as a service application that lets you share files. They have released a new version that uses YUI and various commercial components to create a desktop-like application. Eric Preston is the team lead, and I got a chance to visit him in the Xythos San Francisco office to chat Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:26 am
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3.9 rating from 32 votes

Friday, October 19th, 2007

Blog.gears: An offline Blogger client using the new GData Blogger JavaScript Client

Category: Examples, Gears, Google, JavaScript, Screencast, Showcase

I was excited when Google announced their first JavaScript API that allows you to write back to a service. Now, they have released a Blogger client that does the same, which means that you can now manipulate your blog posts directly from JavaScript. Along with the release there are a few examples such as: A Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:37 pm

4 rating from 24 votes

Wednesday, September 19th, 2007

Google Docs: Presentations Are Here

Category: Google, Screencast, Showcase

Google Docs has been updated with a new presentation file type: Starting today, presentations — whether imported from existing files or created using the new slide editor — are listed alongside documents and spreadsheets in the Google Docs document list. They can be edited, shared, and published using the familiar Google Docs interface, with several Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:46 am

3.3 rating from 20 votes

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

MooTools Video Tutorial

Category: Examples, MooTools, Recording, Screencast

Rick Blalock has released a free version of his MooTools video tutorial that covers: Lesson Two – De-Cluttering the Membership Page Lesson Three – Using MooTabs to Condense Related Products Lesson Four – Using a MooTools ‘Light Box’ to Create a Friendly Gallery Lesson Five – Using Fx.Styles to Control Font Size Lesson Six – Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:06 am

3 rating from 127 votes

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

The Offline Battle: You aren’t on a plane

Category: Chat, Editorial, Offline, Screencast

The arguments around offline have been brewing for some time. DHH came out with typical flare on why offline doesn’t matter as you are either online all the time, or if you aren’t, you don’t mind it. I hope that offline matters less and less over time, but for me connectivity can be very spotty Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:15 am

3.5 rating from 25 votes

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Ajax Portlets: JSR-168 portlets, SOA, and more

Category: Portal, Screencast, TIBCO

TIBCO GI recently had a webinar on Ajax portlets where they discuss various topics revolving around portals, SOA, and Ajax. The content was recorded and is now available for your perusal. Ajax RIA + Portal + SOA = Success for H&R Block H&R Block Sr. Systems Architect, Dan Cahoon, shares how H&R Block delivered SOA-connected Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:29 am

3.9 rating from 39 votes

Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Dojo Offline Demo and Release

Category: Dojo, JavaScript, Offline, Screencast

Brad Neuberg keeps sprinting with his offline work for Dojo. He has just released a demo of an offline aware editor, and a release of the code itself: We’ve finished the JavaScript layer of Dojo Offline. Dojo Offline consists of two major pieces: a JavaScript API that is included with a web application, and which Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:01 am

4.2 rating from 24 votes