Showcase


Friday, March 3rd, 2006

Quimble Does Syndicated Voting

Category: Showcase, Web20

Remember DPolls, the Ajax polling application we posted about a couple of months ago? Well, now you can syndicate vote content on your own page: Quimble keeps its easy-to-use interface, but now AJAX polls (using dynamic script tags – another topic you wrote about) are available to the general public. Adding a new poll question Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 12:55 pm
2 Comments

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3.6 rating from 25 votes

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

Coastr.com – the Social Guide to Beer

Category: Ajax, Showcase, Web20

There’s a new social networking site that brings a little Ajax into the mix and tries to link up beer drinkers (and their favorite places to go) – Coastr.com Coastr is an experiment in social networking for beer snobs (meant as a compliment, of course!). The basic idea is for you to create a list Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 1:54 pm
10 Comments

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3.7 rating from 27 votes

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

New Digg Ajax Comment System

Category: Screencast, Showcase

Kevin Rose and the Digg.com team released a new screencast that gives us a glimpse of a new comment system over at Digg. The new system uses script.aculo.us effects to wipe in and out threaded comments, letting you rate each comment with the simple TiVo-esque thumbs up and down.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:43 am
42 Comments

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3.9 rating from 106 votes

Tuesday, February 28th, 2006

Attack of the Ajax form builders

Category: Ajax, Component, JavaScript, Showcase, Toolkit, UI

Rapid form development with Ajax: JotForms, FormBuilder, and Wufoo

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 11:43 pm
43 Comments

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4 rating from 142 votes

Mail2RSS

Category: Showcase

Zoran Juric has created a clean Ajax Mail2RSS gateway. The Ajax techniques shown allow you to get up and running in seconds.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:52 am
12 Comments

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3.4 rating from 22 votes

Monday, February 27th, 2006

Edge IO Launched

Category: Showcase

Michael Arrington of TechCrunch blogged about a company that he has founded called Edge IO. Edge IO is classifieds with a twist. You can post classified requests on your own blog, and Edge IO will automatically pick it up. No need fora centralized system. The UI is very nice too, and Ajax is abound. The Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:34 pm
2 Comments

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2.9 rating from 39 votes

Ajax Scaffold Generator

Category: Prototype, Ruby, Showcase

Richard White has created an Ajax Scaffold Generator for Ruby on Rails. This takes the default scaffolding that Rails produces, and turns it up a notch. Now your admin pages can do a lot of CRUD on the same page. The latest 2.0 version of the tool features: The generated scaffold code looks production ready: Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:58 am
2 Comments

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4 rating from 82 votes

Ajax Multiplayer Chess

Category: Comet, Games, Prototype, Showcase

Piotr Dachtera has created a full interactive multiplayer chess server based on Ajax (using Prototype and Script.aculo.us). There is a lot going on in the game such as: Built-in chat Drag and drop of pieces Animation of pieces as they move

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:32 am
14 Comments

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4.2 rating from 92 votes

Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

Google’s Latest – GooglePages Ajaxed WYSIWYG Page Creator

Category: Google, Showcase

Google has posted (still in Beta, of course) their latest offering to the web community, Google Pages – a web-based WYSIWYG editor for implementing pages on their site. Google Page Creator is a free online tool that makes it easy for anyone to create and publish useful, attractive web pages in just minutes. Google Page Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 10:31 am
15 Comments

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3.8 rating from 53 votes

EvokeTv.com – Ajax-enabled TV Listings and Community

Category: Showcase

The new site, EvokeTV.com does one thing and it does it well – provide TV listings for your area in a simple, easy to read, Ajax-enabled interface. eVokeTV.com is focused on multi-tasking tv watchers – the growing population of users that have broadband internet connectivity while watching TV. Whether you are a passive viewer or Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:45 am
2 Comments

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3.6 rating from 24 votes

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

JotSpot Wiki Updated: Now with 80% more Ajax!

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Abe Fettig announced a new improved JotSpot Wiki which features new ajax components. Favourites Toggle You simply click on the favourites star icon, and it gets instantly added to your favourites. Ajax comments and attachments You can simply add comments and attachments all within the page with Ajax goodness.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:17 am
4 Comments

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3.7 rating from 39 votes

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Apple.com iTunes Counter: Now it’s a billion

Category: Showcase

We featured the original iTunes counter but Dunstan Orchard and team. Now they are up to a billion, and they have a new countdown going on. This time, not only do they have the count, but they have a moving list of album art that has been purchased. You can check out how it works Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:02 am
3 Comments

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3.5 rating from 20 votes

Monday, February 13th, 2006

GoogleCloud.com: Ajax-driven Google Zeitgeist

Category: Google, Showcase

Martin Källström and his team have created a real-time Zeitgeist with Google Cloud. As people run searches, the cloud grows in real-time. You can also create your own private google cloud to keep amount your social network. That allows your group to keep in sync and find out the “cool things” that are being searched Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:20 am
7 Comments

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3.6 rating from 17 votes

Friday, February 10th, 2006

Zillow.com – web 2.0 real estate

Category: Mapping, Showcase

Zillow has been getting a lot of press recently for its live mapping combined with real estate info. I even heard a blurb on NPR the other day about it. Just type in the address you are interested in and it will show you the assessed value and valuations of other homes in the area. Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 10:28 am
29 Comments

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3.7 rating from 43 votes

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

Yahoo! Photos Reloaded

Category: Showcase

Michael Arrington got to see the new Yahoo! Photos which immediately shows you how the Oddpost library is kicking in (e.g. it looks like new Yahoo! Mail). We also see the cross-polination from another Yahoo! purchas, Flickr. So all in all, Yahoo! Photos looks like it has the Ajaxiness of Oddpost, and the Web 2.0-iness Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:54 am
7 Comments

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3.9 rating from 35 votes

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

AjaxAMP 2.0: Ajax Media Player

Category: Showcase

Gabriel Levy has released a new version of AjaxAMP the network control for WinAMP. What’s new? There are numerous UI and performance enhancements, but the most obvious difference is the addition of the Media Library, which lets you share files on the server and browse/play/enqueue them from the browser with all the lovely Ajaxian snappiness Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:46 am
32 Comments

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4.3 rating from 89 votes