Thursday, November 6th, 2008

MySource Mini: 2008’s Fluxiom

Category: Showcase

Greg Sherwood sent us a link to a video showcasing MySource Mini, a web-based content management system with a super-sexy Ajax interface: A short demonstration of the MySource Mini showing some of the amazing new features that differentiate it from other CMS products: – True inline WYSIWYG content editing – Inline editing of complex asset Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 8:00 am

3.9 rating from 29 votes

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Sensei: A beautiful Dojo application

Category: Dojo, Showcase

I have seen some of the great applications that SitePen produces, but unfortunately too many of them are for companies behind the firewalls. It is great to see Sensei a really compelling Dojo application that SitePen wrote for their training class. This isn’t one of those simple training examples that you normally get though. This Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:24 am

3.9 rating from 32 votes

Thursday, October 9th, 2008

Chofter: search mashup using all things Dojo

Category: Dojo, Showcase

Shane O’Sullivan has built a nice search mashup experience called Chofter. It uses all things Dojo, including: Layouts, Dialogs, Menus and ContentPanes for the user interface. and dojo.rpc for data transfer. dojox.dtl (Django Templating Library) for transforming search data into visuals. dojo.fx and FisheyeLite for eye candy

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:50 am
1 Comment

3.3 rating from 30 votes

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Antisocial: 3D in Canvas with Sound

Category: Canvas, jQuery, Showcase

Gasman has created Antisocial, a very enjoyable demo of Canvas doing fake 3d and 2d along with that ZX Spectrum sound that you loved as a kid. Check out the tool to see where the magic happens, and make some music, Spectrum style! I feel like we have been light on showcases recently, so please Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:42 pm

3.6 rating from 28 votes

Friday, October 3rd, 2008

Vista / OS X Mash-up Created with GWT on PHP

Category: GWT, PHP, Showcase

Here’s an interesting link for a Friday. Viktor Zeman on Quality Unit sent us a link to “PostAffiliateXpress“, some boring IT application with an interesting interface and an even more intriguing back-end. The UI combines a Vista-like “Start” menu along with an OS X-like dock (using everyone’s favorite fish-eye widget). It also has a built-in Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 10:51 am

3.3 rating from 59 votes

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

OtherInbox showcases SproutCore again

Category: Showcase

SproutCore jumped onto the scene when MobileMe launched to much acclaim on the visual side (even if the back end couldn’t handle the load). It doesn’t seem to be a one-hit wonder, especially in the field of e-mail. OtherInbox “provides consumers with a free email account that automatically organizes newsletters, social networking updates, coupons and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:04 am

2.6 rating from 30 votes

Friday, September 12th, 2008

IIPMooViewer: Mootools-based Ajax Javascript Viewer

Category: MooTools, Showcase

Ruven Pillay has updated the JavaScript image viewer that we posted on awhile back. We asked Ruven what he has done and he told us: Well, I’ve just released a new version which updates the libraries to Mootools 1.2 and adds a whole bunch of useful features like navigation buttons, a draggable navigation window and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:44 am
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4.4 rating from 85 votes

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Flickr keeps it light with their migration fun

Category: Fun, Showcase

Scott Schiller (SoundManager 2, cool games, and dhtml guru) shows that Flickr still has a lot of fun left in it. They have given a sneak peek at a new home page and you can migrate that version. If you click on the link: Then you will get an inline popup, and you will start Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:29 am
1 Comment

3.1 rating from 17 votes

Wednesday, August 13th, 2008

Tripeedo: Command line for travel

Category: Prototype, Showcase

Tripeedo is a new little site that uses Prototype to power a command line for travel. You just type in where you want to go and when, and it will launch you into a search. I really enjoy the command line interfaces, and much prefer them to the long forms that travel sites put up Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 4:59 am

3.6 rating from 33 votes

Friday, August 1st, 2008

chosr: Quicksilver interface in the Web

Category: GWT, Showcase

Chosr is another Quicksilver inspired piece of software, that lives in the Web, created by Julius Eckert using GWT. Very interesting to see the interactions, although I wonder a little on the usage. The great thing about Quicksilver is that you hit a quick key combo and you are there. You type what you need, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:10 am

2.8 rating from 27 votes

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Radiohead + Open Data = JavaScript + Canvas Visualizations of their work

Category: Showcase

I work on Google Code. Hearing that Radiohead was going to release data with progressive licensing and wanted to do so on Google Code was awesome. Now we see how cool it is that the data is open. People like Jacob Seidelin are doing interesting things with it. In this case, Jacob has created amazing Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:35 am

4 rating from 30 votes

Monday, July 14th, 2008

Creativescrape: Thomas and Amy team up again

Category: Prototype, Showcase

Thomas Fuchs and Amy Hoy have teamed up again for a micro-app called Creativescrape “an inspration utility for those moments when you just seem to be braindead. It comes with a OS X screensaver for your enjoyment.” All via 188 lines of fun living on top of Prototype and

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:30 am
1 Comment

2.7 rating from 23 votes

Friday, July 11th, 2008

iPhone Web Goodies: Drag and Drop with Touch, Resize and Rotate with Gestures

Category: iPhone, JavaScript, Showcase

The video above shows a simple showcase application that Neil Roberts of SitePen created and wrote about. He testing out the new APIs such as the touch API where he worked with drag and drop: < View plain text > javascript node.ontouchmove = function(e){   if(e.touches.length == 1){ // Only deal with one finger   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:16 am

3.4 rating from 38 votes

Domize: Visualize your domains

Category: Showcase

Anson Parker has created Domize another in the line of Ajax domain utilities. Here is what Anson had to say about it: It is the fastest as-you-type domain name look-up tool for web and iPhone users. Queries are encrypted over SSL for security and privacy. Domize is really head and shoulders above its peers in Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:35 am

3.6 rating from 9 votes

Tuesday, July 8th, 2008

The Pencil Project

Category: Firefox, Showcase

José Jeria pointed us to a great looking XUL application that allows you to sketch GUI’s and then export them to PNG: With the power of the underlying Mozilla Gecko engine, Pencil turns your excellent Firefox 3 browser into a sketching tool with just a 400-kilobyte installation package. Pencil will always be free and can Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 5:40 am

4.6 rating from 37 votes

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

Our Signal: Page Cloud Visualization of Digg, Reddit, Delicious, Hacker news

Category: jQuery, Showcase

Our Signal takes Digg, Reddit, Delicious, and Hacker News and creates a full page cloud visualization using jQuery. The size of the box reflects the popularity, and the color lets you know the acceleration of that popularity. If the color is warm, it is on the rise, and vice versa for cool colors. I like Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:00 am

2 rating from 39 votes