Friday, April 30th, 2010

Want Web games on all things iTouch? Scripty 2.

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous

Thomas Fuchs has a detailed post on building a Flash-y game with scripty2 where he walks through a memory game. Everything is shown, from game logic all the way to the smooth animations and easings: < View plain text > javascript // animate cards to go to new positions cards.inGroupsOf(4).each(function(group, x) {   group.each( function(card, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:47 am
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4.8 rating from 5 votes

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Scripty2 in the wiiiild

Category: Scriptaculous

Thomas Fuchs has some new controls and functionality to show us inthis scripty2 preview: Try the scripty2 UI demos! (alpha version, so there are some kinks!) Those controls are written with the super-nice Prototype class system and custom events, so they’re super-tweakable and make it a snap to create extensions and customized versions. More controls Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:37 am

2.9 rating from 49 votes

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

S2.enableMultitouchSupport = true; // Getting touchy feely with scripty

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous

Thomas Fuchs has been working with Nokia on their multi-touch API for Qt/WebKit: scripty2 supports multiple API vendors for Multitouch events, and even provides a desktop emulation (click+drag to pan, shift+click+drag to scale and rotate)– so you can try this out even without having multitouch hardware at your disposal. Currently the scripty2 API abstraction event Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:56 am

2.2 rating from 62 votes

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Prototype and Scriptaculous mini news

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous

A couple of quick updates for the Protoscripty crowd: Choose your own CSS selector adventure Fancy changing your selector engine at will? Simply rake dist SELECTOR_ENGINE=nwmatcher to switch to NWMatcher and beyond. What is the perf difference? Thanks to @jdalton you can give some tests a try! 1.8.3 is released It aint as sexy Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:48 am

3.9 rating from 69 votes

Friday, June 26th, 2009

Scripty2 has landed

Category: Scriptaculous

Thomas Fuchs has been working in the open on scripty2 for a bit, and now the website has launched. It even comes with nice documentation and fun demos: What’s new in scripty2? It is a complete rewrite, and comes packaged in three parts: scripty2 core contains the main namespace and an area for extensions to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:14 am

4.4 rating from 72 votes

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Freckle: Time tracking with style

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Thomas Fuchs and Amy Hoy are back with another web site, this time Freckle, a new take on time tracking. Thomas posted about it on his site and shared that it uses an early build of scripty2 which lead me to peak around on GitHub. It looks nice indeed. You can see the evidence of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:20 am

3.8 rating from 34 votes

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

72photos: Proto/Scripty Photo Sharing Site

Category: Examples, Prototype, Scriptaculous

XMG Networks has thrown their hat into the on-line photo sharing ring with the launch of 72photos, an Ajax-heavy site which looks at least partially inspired by Apple’s iPhoto ’08-generated web galleries. We asked 72photos to tell us a bit about how they went about building the site and how it compares to competitors like Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:00 am

3.8 rating from 39 votes

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

Twistori: Telling a story with Tweets and

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Twistori is a fun little site created by Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs. As you would expect, design is a key part of the application, and the Prototype / combo pull off the work. The site pulls in live data on various topics (love, hate, think, believe, feel, wish) via the real-time twitter search Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:08 am

4.2 rating from 45 votes

Monday, April 21st, 2008

ProtoRPG: Role Playing with Prototype

Category: Games, JavaScript, Prototype, Scriptaculous

Sometimes you want Monday to be a Friday, so we have ProtoRPG, a role playing game written by Pierre Chassaing in JavaScript using Prototype and Walk around, add to your inventory, and feel like you are playing your first RPG many moons ago, on a Friday.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:32 am
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4 rating from 14 votes

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

ProtoFlow: Coverflow for Prototype

Category: Component, JavaScript, Prototype, Scriptaculous

Obaid Ahmed has written a coverflow-like component on top of Prototype and called ProtoFlow. It is simple to use: < View plain text > HTML <div id="protoflow">     <img src="imgs/DSCN0940_91360.jpg"/>     <img src="imgs/stimme_von_oben_187192.jpg"/>     <img src="imgs/Tropfen_1_Kopie_201721.jpg"/>     <img src="imgs/farbraum_012_147508.jpg"/>     <img src="imgs/IMG_4906_199357.jpg"/>     <img src="imgs/Tropfen_1_Kopie_201721.jpg"/>     <img Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:28 am

3.7 rating from 72 votes

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

Nextpoint: Taking Ajax to Court

Category: Prototype, Ruby, Scriptaculous, Showcase

I used to work in the healthcare sector, and was always amazed to see the amount of paperwork that was required. Literally paper work that is. The industry was full of drawers overflowing with paper. I imagine that the legal profession has its fair share of this too, but one company Nextpoint, is trying to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:01 am

4.1 rating from 44 votes

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

New Twist on Date Pickers

Category: JavaScript, Prototype, Scriptaculous

We’ve all seen variations on date selection components such as Marc Grabanski’s UI DatePicker and the very unique DateJS library. So it’s refreshing to see new ideas cropping up in this space. Geoffrey McGill, developer of the DateJS library, pointed me to a new date select control that uses a slider bar for choosing dates: Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 6:30 am

3.8 rating from 46 votes

Monday, January 14th, 2008

dojo.moj.oe: parody of homepage in Dojo

Category: Dojo, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Peter Higgins had a little fun, and created a parody of the home page: dojo.moj.oe. The site shows off the new easing code that Robert Penner contributed to Dojo: A small change in the Animation system to accommodate the inclusion of the entire set of Robert Penner‘s Flash easing functions to The Dojo Toolkit. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:01 am

3.6 rating from 59 votes

Saturday, December 1st, 2007

NASA Relaunches 5.0 with Prototype and

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

NASA has relaunched their site tonight as NASA 5.0, in celebration of their 50th anniversary next year. It is the beginning of many web 2.0 features to come for NASA. Sep Seyedi of Critical Mass told us that “of interest to you is the fact that the new interface fully uses the and prototype Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:00 am

4.1 rating from 45 votes

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Thomas Fuchs uses 2.0 on his own site

Category: JavaScript, Library, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Thomas Fuchs is back in the consulting game and his new site gives us another glimpse of 2.0 abilities. The photo zooming? < View plain text > javascript Effect.PhotoZoom = Class.create(Effect.Element, {   setup: function() {     var currentHeight = $(‘text’).getHeight();         var newHTML =‘div.text’).innerHTML;         Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:13 am

3.5 rating from 48 votes

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Protoscripty Same Game

Category: Games, Prototype, Scriptaculous

Gary Haran wanted to see how well the latest versions of Prototype and worked, so he created a game, Same Name. The 179 lines of JavaScript has fun with animations and sound.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:50 pm
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4 rating from 41 votes