Monday, May 14th, 2007

Slider.js – Prototype based Carousel

Category: Component, JavaScript, Library, Prototype, Scriptaculous

Bruno Bornsztein has created Slider.js, a carousel widget that flips between content, based on Prototype and You can see it in action, or download it.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:59 am

3.7 rating from 103 votes

Tuesday, May 8th, 2007

phpMyAdmin Query Browser

Category: JavaScript, Library, Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Dougal Matthews has created a phpMyAdmin Query Browser as part of a University project that he has been working on in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is a prototype system that he plans on continuing over the summer, adding cross browser support, reducing the library dependences and fixing problems. The project using Prototype,, and xajax.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:01 am

2.4 rating from 66 votes

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

MyPunchbowl Upgrades Event System

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

MyPunchbowl, the event planner that may kill evite, has pushed a new version, now with 150% more Ajax. We asked Matt Douglas (Punchbowl team) to tell us what is new, and he replied: All Sign in and Sign up windows are done in a modal dialog. Note the cool Ajax zoom effect we chose to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:56 am
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3 rating from 19 votes

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

MyPunchbowl: Plan your superbowl party with Ajax

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

MyPunchbowl has launched just in time for you to plan your superbowl party with it instead of evite. Matt Douglas and his team have put together a highly interactive and rich party planner, currently focused on the at-home party space. Not only does MyPunchBowl had the rich editing of a party, but it does all Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:37 am

3.7 rating from 28 votes

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006

Be Green: Use Ajax while you help the environment

Category: Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Be Green is a new website that uses Prototype,, and SIFr, on a website that helps you learn about environmental matters. The site features Ajax in a variety of ways, some of the most exciting being the Carbon Footprint calculator.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:12 am

3.8 rating from 25 votes

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Send Me a Pic

Category: Examples, Prototype, Scriptaculous, Showcase

Bob Buffone, Chief Architect of NexaWeb Technologies, has created a sample single page Ajax application called Send Me a Pic that allows users to search Flickr images and create a customized image that is personalized for any mobile phone. Custom images can be text messaged to user’s phones by simply entering the phone number. Bob Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:26 am

3.4 rating from 34 votes

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Cogmap: Org Chart Wiki

Category: Scriptaculous, Showcase

Cogmap is an organization chart wiki, designed to let you view, edit, and create org charts. How about that for a niche! The charts themselves use effects, sliders, and drag and drop techniques.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:36 am

3.7 rating from 22 votes

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006 1.7 beta: Now with Morphing

Category: JavaScript, Library, Prototype, Scriptaculous, UI

Morphing with CSS is all the rage now, and has stepped up to the plate with their 1.7 beta release. The two main features are: Morphing Effect.Morph is added to the pack, along with a nice helpful any_element.morph to go with it. E.g. showing both styles to morph elements using the given CSS: < Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:59 am

3.6 rating from 29 votes

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006

SXSW Panel Picker

Category: Conferences, Prototype, Scriptaculous, Usability

SXSW is letting the people help decide which panel submissions are going to make it into the 2007 event. Lindsey Simon, for SXSW, put together this web page showing the submissions and allowing users to pick up to ten panels. Choosing a panel causes it to appear in the list of Picks, and the list Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:34 pm
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3.6 rating from 24 votes

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

Tuesday Morning Roundup

Category: JavaScript, Prototype, RichTextWidget, Ruby, Scriptaculous, Tip, WebKit

some stuff on Prototype, Safari and trailing commas, an Ajax design pattern, and a slide library

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 8:00 am

3.5 rating from 26 votes

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Autcompletion Issues with Yahoo, Scriptaculous Libraries

Category: Remoting, Scriptaculous, Toolkit, Yahoo!

Cheng Guangnan reports on a potential issue with the autocompletion/suggestion support offered by both Yahoo UI and Scriptaculous libraries. The problem involves parallel calls – there’s the potential for an initial list of suggestions to be displayed after a subequent list. His screencasts show what’s going on. 1. “2006” is typed. 2. A request of Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 5:26 am

2.9 rating from 15 votes