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PUBLIC MARKS from mbertier with tag ajax

January 2008

Cross-Site XMLHttpRequest - MDC

Firefox 3 implements the W3C Access Control working draft, which gives you the ability to do XMLHttpRequests to other web sites

September 2007

Strategy Letter VI - Joel on Software

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The developers who put a lot of effort into optimizing things and making them tight and fast will wake up to discover that effort was, more or less, wasted, or, at the very least, you could say that it “conferred no long term competitive advantage,” if you’re the kind of person who talks like an economist.

July 2007

yowl - Google Code

Yowl provides a set of Ajax interfaces that web applications can call to display notifications to the user. The advantage of calling to Yowl rather than managing the notifications directly is that Yowl allows the user to control the style of the messages, or even whether the messages should appear at all. Yowl is inspired by the Growl system for Mac OS and will integrate with it.

June 2007

CSS Media Targeted JavaScript | iBloom Studios

With the ever increasing use of alternate media types I feel there is a need to deliver JavaScript targeted to these types of devices. This would allow alternate and modified content, as well as a customized user experience through the use of modern AJAX techniques.

May 2007

February 2007

John Resig - Thoughts on OpenAjax

Reality is never as good as it seems, though, as I have some issues with both the alliance and the OpenAjax Hub implementation

Yahoo! UI Library: Browser History Manager

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The YUI Browser History Manager is an experimental component designed to facilitate the creation of web applications in which the navigation buttons are fully functional and in which broad aspects of an application's state — what panels are open, what tabs are active, etc. — can be bookmarked.

January 2007

Code Snippets -- Recalling AJAX state upon page reload

This snippet explains how you can track and recreate the current view even when using ajax to update your page. Now if users reload the page or send this link to a friend, the current state will remain intact.

December 2006

November 2006

October 2006

Optimizing Page Load Time -

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While working on optimizing page load times for a high-profile AJAX application, I had a chance to investigate how much I could reduce latency due to external objects. Specifically, I looked into how the HTTP client implementation in common browsers and characteristics of common Internet connections affect page load time for pages with many small objects.

September 2006

AJAX: état des lieux

by 3 others (via) vient de publier un sondage sur le marché des technologies AJAX.

Relay: Ajax Directory Manager

by 18 others (via)
Are you fed up with that lame old directory manager your hosting company provided you with for you website or blog? If you are already familiar with windows or mac file browsers, why should you have to change the way you work for the web? Try Relay for a change.

OpenLaszlo "Legals" | OpenLaszlo

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"Legals" is an OpenLaszlo project to provide a single application environment that supports multiple deployment runtimes. OpenLaszlo 3.x supports Flash 7 and 8 now, but Legals will extend that reach to include DHTML as well as Flash 9.

July 2006

June 2006

Vitamin Features » Create your own Ajax effects

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The basic and prebuilt effects in are nice, but if you really want to build something great why not investigate doing your own, homegrown, do-it-yourself effects. We’re going to show you how to take basic effects and build on them to create your own.

Create happy users (slides from my Ajax Experience presentation)

Combining advanced JavaScript/DOM techniques and Ajax to build better User Interfaces

March 2006

alphaWorks : AJAX Toolkit Framework : Overview

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AJAX Toolkit Framework (ATF) provides extensible tools for building IDEs for the many different AJAX (asynchronous JavaScript and XML) run-time environments (such as Dojo, Zimbra, etc.). This technology also contains features for developing, debugging, and testing AJAX applications. The framework provides enhanced JavaScript editing features such as edit-time syntax checking; an embedded Mozilla Web browser; an embedded DOM browser; and an embedded JavaScript debugger.

Ajaxian » Ajax@localhost Talk (Harry Fuecks)

The slides, in PDF form, start at the beginner level (”what is Ajax?” and “why do we need it?”) , then on to the actual technology behind it all - the “stack”, network latency issues, and methods to help counteract them. He notes some of the limitations that the XMLHttpRequest object has and includes a few other resources, like the “30 Second Ajax Tutorial”.

February 2006

Wiky: A Bidirectional Markup Converter

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Wiky is a clientside Wiki markup to HTML converter written in javascript. As it is bidirectional, it can convert Wiki markup to HTML and later convert that generated HTML text back to Wiki markup.