Toolkit


Tuesday, September 13th, 2005

Microsoft Atlas Details Revealed

Category: .NET, Toolkit

I’m here at Microsoft’s Professional Developer’s Conference, and they’ve announced some interesting tidbits about Atlas, their Ajax framework. (It was a bit weird to hear Jim Allchin refer to DHTML as Ajax on-stage.) Atlas will be a cross-browser JavaScript library with ASP.NET bindings. They are fully supporting Safari, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Atlas includes a Read the rest…

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3.2 rating from 10 votes

Friday, September 2nd, 2005

Web.UI 3.0 for ASP.NET

Category: .NET, Component, Showcase, Toolkit

Components. Components. Components. That mysterious marketplace. Component Art has a bunch, and has a new 3.0 beta version set out. Ajax Windows Explorer Ajax Image Gallery Ajax Calendar Ajax Product Info Ajax Context Menu Ajax TabStrip Content Ajax Menu Content Ajax TreeView Content Ajax Server Date/Time Ajax Standard Controls Grid TreeView CallBack TabStrip SiteMap Snap Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:41 am
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3.4 rating from 16 votes

Wednesday, August 24th, 2005

Ajax Framework Comparison Chart

Category: Editorial, Toolkit

The Midnight Coders are at it again with their Ajax product comparison chart. The comparison compares: WebORB (Midnight Coders own offering) DWR (open source java framework Ajax.NET Sajax (PHP) and ignores others (well, there ARE a lot…. maybe Backbase should be there as another commercial offering?) As they said: I suspect people may say we’re Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:05 am
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3.6 rating from 18 votes

Bitkraft: Ajaxian .NET web framework

Category: .NET, Toolkit

Bitkraft Web Library was developed as a web framework that extends the Microsoft Asp.net framework to provide more dynamic user interaction via ajax and json. Bitkraft is a CLR based (.NET) web framework that allows distributed web content to be created and served in a unique fashion. It is written in C# and compiles for Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:56 am
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3 rating from 9 votes

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2005

AJFORM 1.0: Ajaxian ToolKit

Category: Toolkit

Brendon Crawford has announced AJFORM 1.0 AJFORM is a JavaScript toolkit which simply submits data from any given form in an HTML page, then sends the data to any specified JavaScript function. AJFORM degrades gracefully in every aspect. In other words, if the browser doesn’t support it, the data will be sent through the form Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:30 am
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3.3 rating from 8 votes

Friday, August 19th, 2005

Dojo Event System Explained

Category: Articles, Dojo, JavaScript, Toolkit

Ok, we admit it. This ajaxian community loves Dojo. True JavaScript professionals. So, it is nice to see the recent set of information coming out from them. This time, they discuss the Dojo event system (dojo.event.*) Unlike the DOM events that web programmers normally associate with the word “event”, Dojo takes a broad view of Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:49 pm
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Thursday, August 11th, 2005

AjaxTags 1.0 Released

Category: Java, Toolkit

The AJAX Tag Library is a set of JSP tags that simplify the use of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) technology in JavaServer Pages. AJAX is primarily rooted in JavaScript. However, many server-side developers do not have an extensive knowledge of client-side programming in the browser. It’s much easier in some cases for J2EE developers, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:52 am
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Wednesday, August 10th, 2005

Ajax Toolbox

Category: Toolkit

Ajax Toolbox has released another wrapper on top of XHR that encapsulates the details allowing you to just: AjaxRequest.get({‘onSuccess’:function(req){ document.forms[0].pageSource.value = req.responseText; } }); You can view the source And, there is a JavaScript Toolbox too.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:34 am
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2.8 rating from 6 votes

Monday, August 8th, 2005

script.aculo.us documentation here we come

Category: Prototype, Toolkit

script.aculo.us has just launched a Wiki which will document its efforts, and will also end up documenting some of Prototype (by the nature of s.a.u running on top of Prototype).

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:09 am
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3.3 rating from 6 votes

Friday, August 5th, 2005

Midnight Coders release WebORB

Category: Toolkit

The Midnight Coders have released a new product enabling development and client/server connectivity for AJAX and Flash applications. WebORB is available for both Java and .NET environments. Release Notes WebORB includes a client-side library called Rich Client System. The Rich Client System uses the AJAX approach and provides a simple one-line api to bind to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:46 am
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Thursday, August 4th, 2005

MochiKit 0.70 Released

Category: Toolkit

Bob Ippolito has released MockiKit 0.70: New Features This release includes a new example, a bunch of new features, a minor API change, and some bug fixes. Spiffy new example: Ajax Tables, which is an extension of the Sortable Tables from Scratch example that loads data with XMLHttpRequest (in either JSON or XML format!). Thanks Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:30 am
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FacesClient Components Developer’s Guide

Category: Component, Toolkit

IBM has released a new version of FacesClient Components (formerly called the Odyssey Browser Framework) based on JSF technology, offering Ajaxian components. FacesClient Components Developer’s Guide (second edition) Download PDF guide Flash Demos Would be nice if they just had some simple online demos…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:41 am
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Monday, August 1st, 2005

Automatic testing of your web pages with JavaScript

Category: Toolkit

We have talked about Selenium (cure to Mercury ;), and JsUnit. Jon Tirsen (ThoughtWorker) has a nice proof of concept that has been added to scriptaculous. This Firefox enabled addition allows for automatic testing of your web pages with JavaScript: new Test.Unit.Runner({ test_InPlaceEditor: function() { with(this) { inPlaceEditor = new Ajax.InPlaceEditor($(‘tobeedited’), ‘inplaceeditor_result.html’); Event.simulateEvent(‘tobeedited’,’mouseover’); assertEqual(“rgb(238, 238, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:22 am
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Wednesday, July 6th, 2005

XAB Toolkit: Generating a base Ajax application

Category: Toolkit

The XAB Toolkit is a system for building AJAX type applications with Mozilla, SOAP, PHP and MySQL. XAB is designed with the intentention of building intranet and extranet type applications and not those for general web useage. It requires the SOAP interface features in Mozilla and a lot of javascript. For now there is no Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:04 am
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Thursday, June 9th, 2005

CPAINT: Cross-Platform Asynchronous INterface Toolkit

Category: Ajax, Toolkit

CPAINT is the Ajax toolkit that is used by the Ajax Spell Checker, and Magnetic Ajax. CPAINT has support for ASP and PHP backends. Download Home page

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:39 am
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3.6 rating from 7 votes

Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

Ajax Framework Summary

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, Library, Toolkit

Michael Mahemoff, of Ajax Patterns, has been collecting information of every Ajax framework he has come across, including information such as languages, licensing, objectives, etc. Please ping him with anything he has missed (or edit the Wiki itself). View the Ajax Framework Summary.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:05 am
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