Sunday, October 1st, 2006

YUI Panel Tutorial

Category: Library, Tutorial, UI, Yahoo!

This tutorial is an excellent overview of the YUI panel control. Each of the seven section includes a description, a live example, and a code snippet. The YUI panel widget solves a lot of issues hand-rolled solutions doing the same thing have: You can allow the user to drag and drop the panel around to Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 6:31 am

3.7 rating from 111 votes

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

YUI Slideshow Widget

Category: Component, UI, Yahoo!

Raphael Bauduin has created a a YUI based Slideshow widget. It features: on demand loading of remote slides configurable transition effect easily extenstible, with new effects defined in 6 lines of code. A sample slideshow instance: < View plain text > javascript slideshow2 = new YAHOO.myowndb.slideshow("yui-sldshw-displayer2",     [ { type: ‘remote_html’,       Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:07 am
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3.4 rating from 36 votes

Monday, September 25th, 2006

YUI Ajax phpBB

Category: Sencha, Showcase, Yahoo!

Jack Slocum of Yahoo! has created an Ajax front end to phpBB that looks a lot like Yahoo! Mail, and applications in general. (via Alexander Kirk)

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:05 pm

4.3 rating from 56 votes

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Yahoo! Mail – Ajax Edition Goes Live

Category: Email, Showcase, Yahoo!

Yahoo! Mail’s big-time Ajax upgrade finally goes live today (via TechCrunch). True to the times, it’s still a “Beta”, but it’s now open to the general public in the US and 18 international markets (from ReadWriteWeb). The company acquired Oddpost – a key inspiration for the new interface – two years ago, not long after Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 3:20 pm

4 rating from 41 votes

YUI Paginating Table Control

Category: Component, Sencha, Yahoo!

Rodrigo Diniz has taken the YUI Grid created by Jack SLocum and made a pagable version. In this code I “override” some functions to make the grid pageable. The sort function is also changed , since I have a paged grid the client function would give me wrong results by sorting only the visible rows. Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:51 am

3.8 rating from 38 votes

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

YUI Ajax Feed Reader

Category: Examples, Sencha, Yahoo!

Jack Slocum has written a sample application using the new Grid Component from the Yahoo! UI library: The JS documentation for the new Grid component contains alot of classes and alot of inherited methods. For someone who is not very advanced with object-oriented development, it may seem complex or difficult to trace the various inherited Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:55 am

4 rating from 38 votes

Saturday, August 19th, 2006

Yahoo! Photos: Relaunched

Category: Showcase, Yahoo!

Back in June we talked about how Yahoo! Photos: will be relaunching and it has happened. What are the most interesting features? Slick new interface with drag-and-drop, tagging and search features to really help simplify organization The ability to download high-resolution photos and order prints online for pick-up at local Target stores Great sharing capabilities Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:32 pm

3.8 rating from 22 votes

Tuesday, July 18th, 2006

Yahoo! Redesigned Front Page gets hip to Ajax

Category: Showcase, Yahoo!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that Yahoo! has launched their new homepage version that includes Ajax-enbled content all over the place. It’s a great improvement over their homepage from the past, but it does shift more away from the “we’re mainly a search engine” idea they had before. The new site Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:21 am

3.4 rating from 34 votes

Friday, July 14th, 2006

Y! UI Carousel Component

Category: Component, Toolkit, UI, Yahoo!

Bill Scott of Yahoo! has written up a nice new component on top of the Yahoo! UI library. The Carousel component lets you flick left and right through content (images). You will quickly see that there is a lot of documentation and a real API that allows for many uses: Static HTML – Carousel content Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:36 am

4.1 rating from 115 votes

Monday, July 10th, 2006

Web API authentication for mashups

Category: Ajax, Yahoo!

Julien Couvreur has posted on an interesting topic he’s been working with lately (along with Jason Levitt) – API authentication for mashup applications, both Ajax-enabled and not. Jason Levitt has been teasing me in our discussions on cross-domain requests about Yahoo’s upcoming authentication API. The recurring problem: how to offer web APIs that can be Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:12 am

3.8 rating from 23 votes

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

Autcompletion Issues with Yahoo, Scriptaculous Libraries

Category: Remoting, Scriptaculous, Toolkit, Yahoo!

Cheng Guangnan reports on a potential issue with the autocompletion/suggestion support offered by both Yahoo UI and Scriptaculous libraries. The problem involves parallel calls – there’s the potential for an initial list of suggestions to be displayed after a subequent list. His screencasts show what’s going on. 1. “2006” is typed. 2. A request of Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 5:26 am

2.9 rating from 15 votes

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

Yahoo! Photos: Relaunching

Category: Showcase, Yahoo!

People talk of the Yahoo! Flickr acquisition, butYahoo! Photos has many, many more users. So, it is about time to see it get a face lift, which Yahoo! has done, and is rolling out a limited beta release. Product highlights include: Drag-and-drop functionality for easy organization and photo sharing Photo tagging—or labeling—for easy viewing and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:52 am

4 rating from 39 votes

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Publishing Custom Events in JavaScript

Category: Examples, JavaScript, Library, Yahoo!

Dustin Diaz is at it again, this time discussing “custom events” and how to create and use them. A custom event is an event that you define (e.g. onDrool vs. onBlur). Dustin uses the Yahoo! UI event util library to show off how to play with events: < View plain text > javascript // Define Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:05 am

3.9 rating from 32 votes

Friday, May 19th, 2006

Yahoo! UI Tetris

Category: Games, Showcase, Yahoo!

Dustin Diaz is at it again. This time he has created Tetris using the Yahoo! UI utilities. The game uses a combination of: Event Utility DOM Collection It even looks nice :) Play Tetris NOTE: there is a SVG version of Tetris too

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:26 am

4.1 rating from 29 votes

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

TIBCO announces integration with Dojo and Yahoo! UI

Category: Dojo, TIBCO, Yahoo!

We have all run into the problem where we like OpenRico’s accordian widget, and Dojo’s rich text widget, and Yahoo!’s autocomplete widget. We can download all of the JS code for each framework, but wouldn’t it be nice if there was real integration? TIBCO has obviously thought the same thing, as they just announced how Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:49 am
1 Comment

3.5 rating from 33 votes

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006

Yahoo Launches Yahoo Tech

Category: Showcase, Yahoo!

Yahoo has launched the latest in their family of sites – the Yahoo Tech resource for finding information about all products tech. The site provides a clean interface to information on technology-related products using technologies like Flash, a tag cloud, and my personal favorite feature, the Ajax-enabled dynamic product search. From the main page, simply Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 12:18 pm
1 Comment

3.4 rating from 31 votes