Monday, April 23rd, 2007

S5 1.3 aka Reloaded

Category: Showcase

When Christian Effenberger searched for a browser based slide show system he found the infamous S5 (Simple Standards-based Slide Show System) from Eric Meyer. There were some features that Christian wish he had access too, so he created them: Auto-scaling of text/images/objects/charts If you’re setting up to present your 1600×1200 slide show and find out Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:37 am

4.1 rating from 32 votes

Quality Unit: Dojo based support center

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Viktor Zeman, of Quality Unit, has created Support Center, a support ticket application based on Dojo. In fact, they have extended Dojo to deal with problems such as: Upload files in the background Asynchronnous requests Packaging of classes Templates Services They plan to publish this work. Support Center itself bears a little resemblance to Google Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:24 am

4.2 rating from 66 votes

Monday, April 9th, 2007

Ten Ships Jungle Gym: Showcase

Category: JavaScript, Showcase

Ten Ships has a Jungle Gym site that showcases their products. It is an example of a “feels like Flash” site that is built using Mootools for effects. If you take a peak under the hood via View Source you will see how simple it all is. A bit of markup here, some fly-in effects Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:51 am

2.8 rating from 30 votes

Friday, April 6th, 2007

JSMP: JavaScript Media Player

Category: JavaScript, Showcase

Azer Koculu has created JSMP, a JavaScript media player. It has an interesting effect.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:52 am

3.4 rating from 65 votes

Multiplayer Connect 4

Category: Games, Showcase

Azer Koçulu developed a multi-player platform for Connect4 using php and javascript. It is possible to play the game simultaneously in multiple tables and chat with your opponents b y opening multiple game windows. So, if you are few up wasting some time at work on Twitter, jump over and play some Connect 4!

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:04 am

3.1 rating from 32 votes

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

Xignite: TIBCO GI Application

Category: Showcase, TIBCO

Xignite is a public financial web services application that uses TIBCO GI at its core. Due to its history, many of the TIBCO GI deployments are behind corporate firewalls, but Xignite is showcasing its financial web services with a great TIBCO GI example. The source code for the Ajax app is availableand it shows what Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:08 am

3.5 rating from 34 votes

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Stripe Generator: Web 2.0 Go Faster Stripes

Category: Showcase, UI

You gotta love the Web 2.0. Only now do you get gems such as the Stripe Generator, a tool that lets you tweak a bunch of settings to produce the stripes that you need for your own Web 2.0 application.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:27 am

3.5 rating from 8 votes


Category: Rails, Showcase

CrowdRules is a Ruby on Rails website that lets the community rank videos. Igal Koshevoy told us about the new site that is in beta: CrowdRules is a “crowd-powered content recommendation engine”. We use Ajax in a few, carefully-selected parts of our application to improve the user experience. Our application is written using Ruby on Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:11 am

3.6 rating from 26 votes

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Click2Map: Ajax Map Editor

Category: Mapping, Showcase

Antony Zanetti of HylioSoft have created Click2Map, an Ajax map editor. The application is based on Bindows, the .NET Ajax framework, and it allows you to create maps, add markers, and build out the Google Map. I was a bit surprised at the startup time (loading X/Y), but to be fair this is an early Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:54 am

3.7 rating from 39 votes

BigPond V8 Supercars 2007

Category: Showcase

James Mc Parlane has created a rich live view on the BigPond V8 Supercars 2007 site. The application is written in JavaScript and uses Flash elements as a ‘dumb’ display terminal. This provides a simple and highly reactive coding environment coupled to lovely anti-aliasing and scaling via Flash. Each of the panels are detachable (and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:18 am

3.6 rating from 29 votes

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

JotSpace: More whiteboards

Category: Showcase

JotSpace is a free collaboration whiteboard that allows simultaneous/multi-user drawing and editing on the screen. It also has sticky pads, image upload, connectors, chat and more. This is an alpha release, but is starting to look good.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:46 am

3.4 rating from 38 votes

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

Kayuda: Dojo based Mind Map

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Kayuda is a new web based mind map tool that makes it easy to create and share your maps. The application has been released as an early alpha, and is based on Dojo. Create a map and play around with it. It performs really well, and feels Pipes-y.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:30 am

3.3 rating from 32 votes

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

37 Signals Highrise Released

Category: Prototype, Rails, Showcase

37 Signals has released Highrise, a “shared contact manager and task list”. Basecamp is about projects. Highrise is about people. There is a healthy amount of Ajax used, but not in a flashy way. You will find a lot of inline editing, and sections expanding and contracting allowing you to get a lot of work Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:06 pm

2.7 rating from 25 votes

PassPack New Version

Category: Showcase

PassPack is a free, secure online password manager. A new release just got out the door and includes a bunch of new features: Import and Export It’s your data, do with it what you like. Backup and Restore Make and restore encrypted copies of your PassPack entries. Pack up and Auto-save when inactive You decide Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:52 am

3.5 rating from 35 votes

Monday, March 19th, 2007

Fancy Menu: CSS and JS fun

Category: Examples, JavaScript, Library, Showcase

Guillermo Rauch is a sixteen year old hacker who created a fancy menu using CSS and JavaScript based on mootools. You can use his SlideList and attach away. < View plain text > javascript window.addEvent(‘domready’, function() {   new SlideList($E(‘ul’, ‘fancymenu’), {transition: Fx.Transitions.backOut, duration: 700, onClick: function(ev, item) { ev.stop(); }}); }); Now you too Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:44 am

3.9 rating from 75 votes

Friday, March 16th, 2007

Web-O-Random: Random Website Viewer

Category: JSON, Prototype, Rails, Showcase

. It must be Friday. Web-O-Random is a new website I created to spend hours exploring random websites the Ajax way ;). A list of URLs is fetched from the server, placed into an animated carousel/slider component, and you can then navigate through the carousel to preview the websites. Technologies: Server is Rails-based, accessing URLs Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 12:19 pm

2.9 rating from 26 votes