Friday, December 1st, 2006

htmlPlayground: GWT based reference guide

Category: Google, Showcase

htmlPlayground is an XHTML, CSS reference with example + starting point of Web 2.0 Code editor written by Zsolt Georgescu using GWT. HTML tags and CSS properties, the most common technologies used in making web pages connected each with an example what you can see in action in the online code editor. With our on-line Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:15 pm

3.6 rating from 22 votes

The Morning Outline: Ajax Video

Category: Showcase

Take a view source on the Ajax Video Player at the morning outline.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:11 pm

4 rating from 25 votes

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

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

Yahoo! TV: Ajax’d up Beta

Category: Showcase, Yahoo!

Yahoo! TV has had a face lift. and it has a lot of the usual suspects from YUI: Nice smooth tabs: A carousel for picks, and a mini tv listings on the right side: The full tv listings show up on demand as you scroll down: Some are not too enthused. Dave Winer commented: Yahoo Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:30 pm

3.3 rating from 23 votes

eXo platform goes from portal to enterprise WebOS

Category: Portal, Showcase

I have watched the eXo platform grow for a few years. Benhamin Mestrallet and his team do great work, and now we are seeing the next boost. They have revamped their UI with Ajax, and it is looking really good. Each window is a portlet, and both portlets and portal are fully Ajax enabled. This Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:59 am

4.3 rating from 58 votes

Gameboar: Ajax Aggregation

Category: Showcase

Gameboar is a new entrant in the long line of aggregators. The niche is video games, and Ajax is used for the fetching of feed data from the server and also in the ‘Notebook’ feature, this enables users to save links to articles that they would like to read at a later time. The site Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:47 am

3.7 rating from 17 votes

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

Passlet: Ajax password manager with AES client-side encryption

Category: Security, Showcase

Passlet is a new Ajax password manager that does all encryption/decryption on the client side. Passlet uses the industry-standard key derivation function PBKDF2 (c.f. RFC 2898) to derive a 128-bit AES key from the master password. Here is the Password-Based Key Derivation Function 2 (PBKDF2) JavaScript implementation. Agatra (covered earlier) offers similar functionality, but Passlet Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:37 am

4 rating from 25 votes

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

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

Tasks added to Google Calendar by Milkers

Category: Calendar, Showcase

The Remember the Milk folks have added task management to Google Calendar (something many wish Google had added themselves). We know that many of you are managing your tasks with Remember The Milk and your events with Google Calendar, and we thought it would be very cool if we could bring the two together. This Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:55 am

3.4 rating from 26 votes

Monday, November 27th, 2006

Zamzar: Online file conversion

Category: Showcase

Zamzar is a simple, single page ajax application that lets you upload a file and convert it to something else. E.g. Make your PDF documents editable by converting them to MS Word Convert your ITunes (aac) files to mp3 Upload up to 5 files at a time to convert simultaneously Take advantage of over 150 Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:23 am

4.2 rating from 12 votes

Friday, November 24th, 2006

Dropboks: File Storage on One Page

Category: Prototype, Showcase

Dropboks is a single page application build on Prototype and friends, that allows you to simply upload files for safe keeping. The application is ad free, and survives on user donations. They do a good job at letting you use it pre-signup, and giving good info via tooltips.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:51 am

3.8 rating from 14 votes

Thursday, November 23rd, 2006

Open-jACOB Draw2D

Category: JavaScript, Library, Showcase

Open-jACOB Draw2D is a JavaScript library that allows you to create drawings and diagrams. The User interface allows interactive drawing by using your standard browser. No additional software; no third party plug ins. Just run it and use it. Open-jACOB Draw2D is the graph component of the Open-jACOB online Workflow editor. The purpose of this Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:44 am

4.3 rating from 36 votes

Google Pages Adds Nice Image Editing

Category: Google, JavaScript, Showcase, UI

When I heard about JotSpot heading to the Googleplex I was excited to know that Abe Fettig (Jot) would be teaming up with the brains at Google Pages, and I can’t wait to see what happens in the world of WYSIWYG editing tools. Google Pages just released a few features, and one of them is Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:15 am

3.6 rating from 18 votes

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2006

Google Book Search gets an Ajax upgrade

Category: Google, Showcase

Nathan Naze and his team at Google have upgraded Google Books: Zoom in on text and images. Here’s a cool full-page sketch of a ship from an 1898 book on steam navigation. Looking for something less dated? Perhaps this colorful page of a room from a book on interior design. Want a better look? You Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:03 pm

4.1 rating from 26 votes

Ask it Online: Surveys beefed up with Ajax

Category: Showcase

AskItOnline is the first product from Triexa, and offers a simple to use Ajax interface to create, edit, and take surveys online. The interface allows you to drag and drop build your survey. The survey is fully WYSIWYG so you can mouseover any element and change it on the fly. There are nice quick keys Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:00 am

4.1 rating from 20 votes

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

Authenteo: Ajax WYSIWYG CMS

Category: RichTextWidget, Showcase

We have often talked about the holy grail of a usable WYSIWYG CMS system where users build their website by just being on their website and editing layouts and pages. Kris Zyp is trying to do that with his new Authenteo system. We have released a beta version of our new development framework and content Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:07 am

3.3 rating from 54 votes