Showcase


Monday, October 16th, 2006

pic resize 2.0: crop, resize, blur

Category: Showcase

Pic Resize 2.0 has been released today. Pic Resize is another web based tool to help you munge your images. Once uploaded, you can crop, resize, and add a set of effects to the image. There is also a multiimage edit mode that lets you simply add a set of files, and batch resize them. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:50 am
15 Comments

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2.9 rating from 28 votes

Friday, October 13th, 2006

jQuery Image Gallery: Transitions, thumbnails, reflections

Category: Showcase

Ramin B. has put together yet another image gallery. This time it is using jQuery as the library, and has a bunch of rich effects such as transitions, reflections, and the use of thumbnails. It looks pretty close to the Flickr Flash widget. Check out the Demo Page

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:58 am
11 Comments

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3.7 rating from 108 votes

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Office 2.0: Google and Zoho Announcements

Category: Showcase

The web “Office” applications are here. At the Office 2.0 conference we saw two announcements in the office arena: Google Docs and Spreadsheets Catchy name aside, Google Docs now combines Writely and Spreadsheets in one. With it you can: Use our online editor to format documents, spell-check and more. Upload Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:26 am
4 Comments

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4.6 rating from 32 votes

DomJax: Ajax based domain registration

Category: Showcase, Utility

Shortly after Ajax started getting hype we saw ajaxian domain searches. The latest to the pack is DomJax that allows you to search for available domains. When it finds domains, it gives you easy access to various tools such as SEO tools, validation tools, and research tools. All in one simple page.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:06 am
10 Comments

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3.2 rating from 23 votes

EarthPOI: Google Maps, Ajax, Prototype and Prototype Window Class

Category: Mapping, Showcase

Ana Henneberke has announced a beta application called EarthPOI that mashes up Google Maps with custom Ajax code using Prototype and the Prototype Window Class. EarthPOI is a community of people that share Points of Interest (POIs). It’s all about discovering earth and its most interesting places. This is a little like bringing Google Earth Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:55 am
11 Comments

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4.1 rating from 34 votes

Epiware – Ajax Enabled Document Management

Category: Showcase

Document Management — or, if you’re charging $400 an hour, Knowledge Management — is the domain of some very expensive software packages, such as OpenText Livelink, Documentum and FileNet. These vendors pack so much meta information into their systems — permissions, audit information, tags, creator, owner, modifier, etc., etc. — that manipulating it all is Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 7:00 am
7 Comments

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4.2 rating from 31 votes

Monday, October 9th, 2006

YUI WordPress Comment System

Category: Sencha, Showcase, Yahoo!

Jack Slocum is at it again. He sat down thinking about revamping his WordPress comment system, and at 3am he was done. His new comment system is based on YUI and features: Block Comments: A “Block” is any paragraph, image, title or code in a post. When you select a block to comment on, it Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:02 am
15 Comments

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4.3 rating from 56 votes

Friday, October 6th, 2006

Farecast: Travel Help

Category: Showcase

Farecast is a new beta web application that allows you to be smart about your flights. We all know that flight costs go up and down, and this tool tries to visually show you where to travel, when to travel, and more. It has a nice rich interface including search refinement, mapping, integrated graphing and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:28 am
6 Comments

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3.7 rating from 23 votes

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Visualistic: Ajax Room Designer

Category: Showcase

In response to our article on Behr, Nick Snell pointed us to Visualistic which is a purely Ajax version in development. Read more about Project Visualistic.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:34 am
12 Comments

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2.8 rating from 53 votes

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Joe’s Logbook

Category: Showcase

Ian Smith (or Joe) has created a new online journal product called Joe’s Logbook. The tool lets users edit multiple journals in a single “grid” like interface. This makes it easy to create a food journal, a dream journal, and a personal journal and then update them all at the same time.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am
4 Comments

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3.5 rating from 15 votes

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

SearchMash: Googles playpen

Category: Google, Showcase

Google has a play pen at SearchMash, although you have to look at the privacy policy to find out (or WHOIS). Nathan Weinberg has written up a nice piece on Google running SearchMash, which covers the nice rich features: Type in the search box without actually clicking in it. The idea? There isn’t exactly anywhere Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:56 pm
5 Comments

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3 rating from 27 votes

jQuery Spy

Category: Showcase

Remy Sharp wrote jQuery Spy, a jQuery version of the Digg spy that makes it easy for anyone to add the spy-like feature to their web site via AJAX (or rather AJAH). The code allows you to customize: Fading out lower items custom duplicateion check Custom timestamp function Download jQuery Spy You can see this Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:51 am
10 Comments

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3.7 rating from 38 votes

Listpic: Craiglist Photo Viewer

Category: Showcase

Listpic is a simple photo viewer mashup of Craigslist data. Similar to iPhoto you can see and scroll through many pics at once, plus iPhoto-like pic resizing. There is no need to click in/out of all listings to see the pics and it has all cities, search, prices and locations, for quick listing preview.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:34 am
6 Comments

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3.7 rating from 32 votes

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

Payraise Calculator

Category: Showcase

Douglas Karr has put together an Ajax version of his Payraise Calculator. It is very simple, and nice to use as you tab between the elements (with the description changing with nice transitions).

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am
7 Comments

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3.4 rating from 19 votes

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Valoony – Ajax Enabled Comparison Shopping

Category: Showcase

The German comparison shopping site Valoony has launched three new Ajax enabled comparison shopping mini apps: one for digital cameras, another for perfume, and — my favorite — one for wine. The interface allows you to adjust various numerical parameters using sliders, select brands, types and specific stores, and enter search terms, etc., all of Read the rest…

Posted by Dietrich Kappe at 2:56 pm
4 Comments

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4.1 rating from 30 votes

In-Browser Wireframe Prototyping with Frametastic

Category: Showcase

Christian Romney was sick of doing wireframesin powerpoint and photoshop, so he created a quick and dirty in browser wireframe tool called Frametastic, which uses Prototype and Script.aculo.us under the covers. Now, before you think this is some uber-cool web development tool, let me give you the caveats: It’s currently Firefox only for reasons I’ve Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:42 am
6 Comments

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3.8 rating from 35 votes