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Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Favoor Personal Homepage

Category: Showcase

The Ajax homepage/portal for today is Favoor, which gives you Ajax-powered RSS feeds (summaries only so far), search, and bookmarking. It feels early-beta right now. Here are a couple of wishlist items for these portals: * How are you different? There’s so many of these coming out. Most people only want to commit to one Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 7:30 am
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Monday, December 5th, 2005

Protopage Version 2: The ajax portal gets better

Category: Showcase

Protopage version 2 has been released. The original Protopage post generated a lot of buzz, and version 2 adds more features. What’s new in Protopage 2? Display headlines and article previews Full screen mode (click the maximize button and see what happens!) Read / unread support so you don’t need to scan the same set Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:31 am
8 Comments

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3 rating from 5 votes

JavaScript Image Magnifier

Category: Component, JavaScript, Library, Showcase

This is a fun one. A small JavaScript image magnifier has been released. With a big of JavaScript, you can add magnification to any images on your page. You can add: <script type=”text/javascript” src=”http://valid.tjp.hu/zoom/tjpzoom.js”> </script> and: <div style=”float:left” onmouseover=”zoom_on(event,300,239,’image.jpg’);” onmousemove=”zoom_move(event);” onmouseout=”zoom_off();”><img src=”image.jpg”/></div> You can also have a high-res image for the zoom piece, and use Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:27 am
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3.7 rating from 44 votes

Saturday, December 3rd, 2005

NewsAlloy RSS Reader

Category: Showcase

Increasing the likelihood that I’ll jump off the bloglines train real soon now, another Ajax RSS reader has launched. NewsAlloy gives you all the standard features you’d expect – grouping feeds together into channels, archiving and “pinning” posts, etc. You can pull in your existing feeds with the OPML import feature. These guys have opted Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 1:53 am
9 Comments

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3 rating from 5 votes

Thursday, December 1st, 2005

Delancey: Online Bookmark Manager

Category: Showcase

DeWitt Clinton, of A9, recently launched Delancey, an Ajax-rich application that enhances the del.icio.us social bookmarking service. Delancey presents an alternate view of a user’s bookmarks by keeping track of which ones are used most frequently.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:21 am
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3 rating from 5 votes

Ultra-Lite Content Management with Dobrado

Category: Showcase

Dobrado is an open-source windowing system, with free-floating, draggable, Portlets, as we’ve seen with Protopage, the Backbase Windows Demo, and Bindows. The focus for Dobrado is on easy content management. Each portlet contains some rich text, and users edit that text with the easy-to-use FCKEditor toolbar. Overall, it’s a very simple way for non-techies to Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:24 am
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3 rating from 5 votes

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

Ajaxian Contact Manager Demo

Category: ColdFusion, Examples, Showcase

John Theis has built a demo ajaxian contact manager, using ColdFusionMX and SQL Server. The demo ties Ajax calls to select, insert, update, delete and search, and the widget itself is dragable, and minimizable. The demo comes along with source code for CF heads.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:40 am
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4.2 rating from 24 votes

Monday, November 28th, 2005

Tradeover: Trading Simulation

Category: Showcase

Tradeover is a new Ajax trading simulation, a multi-user game. Shades of 37betterbank.com, 37Signals’ wakeup call to online banks. New trading technologies are just the thing for every bubble :-). XMLHttpRequest is used to speed up navigation, and there’s a nice multi-user feature: a chart showing current user count is updated every fifteen seconds. Awareness Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 6:22 am
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3.3 rating from 7 votes

Sunday, November 27th, 2005

Gollum Wikipedia Browser

Category: Showcase

Gollum is a “browser within a browser” app specialised for wikipedia reading. The aim is provide a simpler interface and some value-add features. Rendering a wiki with an Ajax app is also an idea used in the Ajax Patterns Reader (featured earlier). There are also Ajax wikipedia mashups like Placeopedia. All of this will likely Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 2:56 pm
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3.5 rating from 4 votes

Friday, November 25th, 2005

GotMono: Ajaxified Documentation

Category: Showcase

The GotMono project has nice clean documentation via an Ajax interface. It puts to use both Live Search and a Lazy Tree. Whenever I see these lazy trees, I try to think about when I would want to get the data async versus just dumping the entire tree down on one go.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:32 am
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3 rating from 5 votes

Thursday, November 24th, 2005

Fluxiom: Ajax Asset Management

Category: Showcase

Thomas Fuchs of script.aculo.us has just let the cat out of the bag on the top secret Ajax/Web 2.0 project that he has been working on. The product is Fluxiom and it is: We’ve finally unveiled what we’ve been working on the last months. It’s a Ajax/Web 2.0 Application (of course) that does asset management, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:36 pm
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3.6 rating from 13 votes

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2005

Neo CMS: WYSIWYG Ajax Website Management

Category: Showcase

Neo CMS is rich CMS tool that allows you to do WYSIWYG editing on your website directly. When you are logged into your site, you will see a toolbar above it, that allows you to make changes to your site. These changes can be as simple as changing content and design on the fly, or Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:53 am
18 Comments

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4.1 rating from 25 votes

Monday, November 21st, 2005

BinaryBonsai Live Archives

Category: Component, Showcase

Over at Binary Bonsai, they have a nice example of Live Archives. The archive refreshes asynchronously, and you are able to view the content via date (chronological), tagging, and categories. As well as the obligatory Tag Cloud, they also have a graph representation of the popularity of their tags, which is actually easier to view. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:51 pm
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Search Engine Experiment: Single Page App

Category: Showcase

The Search Engine Experiment is a great idea. It searches Google, Yahoo!, and MSN in parallel, for the purpose of having you rank relevance (not to use it as a multiple search engine, there are plenty of those). You get the results back, not knowing which match to a particular engine, and you select which Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:16 am
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

Measure Map: Statistics for Bloggers

Category: Showcase

It seems quite apt to post about Measure Map the day after Urchin got re-released as Google Analytics. Adaptive Path (I think you have heard of them ;) saw that the web statistics out there were focused on the world of pages, and that bloggers wanted to think of a world in posts, comments, links Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:49 am
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3.3 rating from 6 votes

Monday, November 14th, 2005

phpBMS: Business Managegment System

Category: PHP, Showcase

phpBMS is a PHP, MySQL based billing, scheduling, and client management system. Features include PDF generation for printing, mass e-mailing to clients, repeatable task and event handling, and quote/order/invoice tracking. Visit the demo site, login with one of the fake accounts, and play around to see the app in action. Quite clean and slick. SourceForge Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:51 am
5 Comments

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4.1 rating from 13 votes