Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007

Complete UI 2007 for Dreamweaver

Category: JavaScript, Toolkit, Utility

Awhile back we discussed Dreamweaver as a potential Ajax IDE. Here’s the press release: Nitobi”s Complete UI is a powerful set of components that will give Dreamweaver users the ability to present data in an engaging format in a fraction of the time,” states Michael Lekse, Vice President of Sales and Services at WebAssist. “Dreamweaver Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:43 am

3.2 rating from 37 votes

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Go Ajax, Young Man

Category: Ajax, Editorial, Toolkit

Aaron Newton and Jep Castelein wrote in pointers to a recent Joel “on software” Spolsky’s essay, which this time around has an Ajax focus. His whole essay revolves around this observation: So, we don’t care about performance or optimization much anymore. Except in one place: JavaScript running on browsers in AJAX applications. And since that’s Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 5:45 am

3.8 rating from 42 votes

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

ActiveState announces The Open Komodo Project

Category: Programming, Toolkit

ActiveState have announced the launch of The Open Komodo Project which will offer an open source code base from which to develop integrated development environments. The Open Komodo Project, based on the award-winning Komodo IDE, is a new initiative by ActiveState to create an open source platform for building developer environments. The Open Komodo Project Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 8:00 am

3.3 rating from 31 votes

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

YUI 2.3 Released: Rich Text Editor, Components, and Themes

Category: JavaScript, Toolkit, Yahoo!

YUI 2.3 has been released with six new components, as well as a skinning architecture and a new look for the components. Features Rich Text Editor: Cross-browser support has always been a major challenge for RTEs, and we think you’ll be impressed with how well this editor works across the various environments. You can instantiate Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:18 am

3.8 rating from 52 votes

Friday, March 30th, 2007

InfiView: Interactive Ajax Graphical Maps and Diagrams

Category: Mapping, Toolkit

InfiView is a mapping development tool that empowers engineers to build infinite-sized Web 2.0 mind maps, network topologies, organization charts, LDAP tools and technical diagrams. InfiView uses Ajax technology and its own unique dynamic memory management to enable developers to systematically create graphical web applications using any amount of data (from very small all the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:47 am

4.5 rating from 118 votes

Thursday, February 22nd, 2007

ClassAnim & HoverHijax: Keeping Presentation out of Your JavaScript

Category: JavaScript, Library, Toolkit, UI, Yahoo!

Jeremy Gillick wants to keep the peanut butter separate from his jam, and to aide this has written a couple of YUI extensions to help out: When you’re animating a rollover or fading some colors do you stop and thing what you’re doing? You’re putting the colors, dimensions and effects into your JavaScript! The presentation Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:02 am
1 Comment

3.7 rating from 18 votes

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

YUI Version 2.2.0 Released

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Toolkit, Yahoo!

YUI 2.2.0 has been released one year after YUI was released into open source. The major changes are: Versioning: 0.12.2 to 2.2.0: The new version syncs up the internal and external release numbers Browser History Manager: The YUI Browser History Manager supports all A-grade browsers in managing the back/forward button navigation and bookmarking DataTable Control: Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:13 pm

4.2 rating from 49 votes

Monday, February 12th, 2007

TIBCO General Interface 3.3

Category: TIBCO, Toolkit

TIBCO General Interface has a new 3.3 release that follows a public beta with lots of community participation. The new release adds support for IE7 and Firefox 2 and boosts performance to caching, application init times, and large data set rendering. TIBCO GI 3.3 contains: 100+ Ajax Components for Ajax GUI, Data, Communication, & System Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:16 am

3.8 rating from 24 votes

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

Mootools 1.0 Announced

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Library, Toolkit

Mootools 1.0 was officially announced to the world. Big Changes All the MooTools Classes use now Events. No, not element events. Class Events. Right, you can add as many onCompletes as you want, onChange(s), onStart(s).. Well, you get the idea. Options starting with “on” become events, so need to change your code on this one. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:30 am

4.6 rating from 69 votes

Monday, January 29th, 2007

OAT: OpenAjax Alliance Compliant Toolkit

Category: JavaScript, Library, Toolkit

Ondrej Zara and his team at Openlink Software have created a Openlink Software JS Toolkit, known as OAT. It is a full-blown JS framework, suitable for developing rich applications with special focus to data access. OAT works standalone, offers vast number of widgets and has some rarely seen features, such as on-demand library loading (which Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:00 am

4.4 rating from 25 votes

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Visual WebGui: Develop with WinForms and Dual Deploy

Category: .NET, Framework, Toolkit

Visual WebGui provides developers with WinForms like GUI components all accessible from the design time framework of Visual Studio .Net. The design time components look, act and interface like they do in their WinForm format since they inherit their object model from the existing WinForms components. Visual WebGui’s components become a de-coupled version of the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:07 am

2.3 rating from 78 votes

Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

Rialto: Rich toolkit platform with drag and drop

Category: JavaScript, Toolkit

We somehow haven’t mentioned Rialto here before: Rialto (Rich Internet Application Toolkit) is a cross browser javascript widgets library. Because it is technology agnostic it can be encapsulated in JSP, JSF, .Net or PHP graphic components. Nowadays it supports pure javascript development , JSP/taglib, PHP, JSF and Python integration. The .Net integration is on the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:09 am

3.3 rating from 40 votes

Monday, January 15th, 2007

byteplug: Experimental Online JavaScript Editor

Category: JavaScript, RichTextWidget, Toolkit, Utility

Andrea Giammarchi has been working on an online JavaScript editor and debugger. The online editor combines a possible solution for byte family plugins, a global byteplug namespace object, and a portable Editor panel to test quickly JavaScript and/or html pages. Features realtime debug   It allows developers to write and test code quickly using document.write, Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:30 am

3.7 rating from 36 votes

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

JavaScript Dataflow Architecture: Mashup Creation Prototype

Category: JavaScript, Toolkit

Seung Chan Lim and his team have been working on research prototypes to make the creation of mashups simple. JavaScript Dataflow Architecture is the fruits of their labour. The idea of the research is to allow adhoc assembly of disparate Javascript, HTML and Web services to do rapid prototyping of Web mash ups. The research Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:00 am

3.5 rating from 27 votes

Tuesday, December 12th, 2006

ThinWire 1.2 RC 1 Released

Category: Announcements, JavaScript, Toolkit

ThinWire 1.2 RC 1 has been released. ThinWire is an LGPL open source, free for commercial use, development framework that allows you to easily build applications for the web that have responsive, expressive & interactive user interfaces without the complexity of the alternatives. While virtually any web application can be built with ThinWire, when it Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:38 am

3.7 rating from 17 votes

Monday, December 11th, 2006

If you aren’t already using Firebug…

Category: Firefox, Toolkit

…What are you waiting for?? Go watch this short screencast (direct link to the mov file) of the 1.0 beta to see some of the power, and then get it. One of my coworkers today had firebug installed but didn’t seem to be really using it to its full potential. I think Dion almost fired Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 10:50 pm

4.3 rating from 39 votes