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1: Anonymous Classes in JavaScript and the XMLHttpRequest API
Todd Ditchendorf has written up his thoughts on JavaScript, and API usage. He discusses the XmlHttpRequest API, and some of its ugliness, and gets into the way popular wrappers of the API work a la: var client = new BetterHttpClientAPI (); client....

2: Ajax on Rails
Curt Hibbs has written about Ajax on Rails. Rails got on the bandwagon early, and has first class support for Ajax built-in. This article discusses the support, which is noticably different to a componentized solution that other frameworks such as...

3: IE Frame Bug
Bob Lee brought up a Sneaky little IE BUG: Some of my IE users were seeing a, "mixed secure and insecure content," warning. After looking everywhere for a style sheet, web page, image or script loaded via HTTP instead of HTTPS, I tracked ...

4: Showcase: Google Maps, minus the alpha shadows, panning, and zooming
Mark Anthony Spiteri sent us a link to his ajaxian map of the Maltese Islands. I have recently uploaded a project I was working on, which consisted of creating a Virtual Map of the Maltese Islands. Looks nice! Go the extra few feet and do the alp...

5: Client-side state in IE ... what about Mozilla?
Jordan Frank talks about using IE's DHTML Behaviors to Store State on a Browser, and wonders when Mozilla will get similar functionality. He also does a lot of Preaching, but we'll forgive him for that. The userData behaviour allows for any...

6: Using Prototpe drag-and-drop features and saving the results
Don Wilson sent in a demo of using Prototype's drag-and-drop feature to reposition a grid of images and save the results using Sajax. I've used Prototype's draggable contents Extension (found here: http://mir.aculo.us/demos/draggable2.h...

7: Showcase: Ajax Calendar
I love my Mac, and I use iCal to coordinate my life. I've even created my own (proprietary-stupid-groupware-application)-to-iCal unidirectional sync. But the problem is, the rest of my friends and families are generally on PCs (with few but nota...

8: Showcase: The Nation Weather Service
Brad Smith pointed U.S. to the National Weather Service's graphical forecasting webpage, which makes use of Ajax to do a Sort of mouseover effect. I think its great to see a government agency innovate with this stuff, but sadly, this site is a ...

9: Another JavaScript Compressor / Obfuscator
Saltstorm comes from a very cool JavaScript Encoder: ESC is an ECMAScript pre-processor written in JScript, enabling an unlimited number of external scripts to be compressed / crunched into supertight, bandwidth-optimized packages. Featuring severa...

10: Ajax Isn't Web 2.0
Some folks have started using the term "Web 2.0" to describe the Quantum LEAP in usability that Ajaxian techniques facilitate. Whoops! According to Anne van Kesteren, that's liable to make such folk fodder for pity and / or derision U...

11: Another End to Back-button Tyranny
The well-known Dojo toolkit provides a solution for the infamous back button problem, but Mike Stenhouse demonstrates how to implement back button trapping yourself along with bookmarking support (via re-writing the browser URL) in a well-written ar...

12: Cloning Google Suggest with AjaxAC
Google Suggest was a close second to Google Maps in terms of its impact in my own web UI design. I had no idea that sophisticated auto-completetion could be done round-trip to a server fast enough to deliver a good user experience. If you're do...

13: More Brendan Eich: JavaScript's Future
Okay, so I lied. The last Brendan Eich link wasn't an interview at all; it was an audio feed of a presentation. To make up for it, here's a link to a recent blog entry from Brendan discussing his thoughts for the immediate future of JavaScr...

14: Ajaxian MP3 Player
Jon Buda writes in: Just wanted to let you know that I released an update to an open source project I started awhile back, mp3act. Mp3act is a web based mp3 jukebox that now relies on ajax and javascript to power the interface. I complete redid the...

15: Ajaxian Command Prompt
In the weeks before our Ajax presentation at the recent TheServerSide.com Java Symposium (note that Ajax is not mentioned in the talk description; we proposed the talk long before the term Ajax came into Vogue), Dion and I tossed around ideas for co...

16: Brendan Eich, Creator of JavaScript and Mozilla Foundation Member, Interviewed
From itconversations.com, an audio presentation with Brendan Eich. The Mozilla Application API is vibrant and exciting, and in this short presentation Brendan Eich details some of the current options for extensibility, and hints at what is to come ...

17: Firefox, Windows, and SVG
And while we're on the topic of SVG ... By way of svg.org, an SVG enthusiast demonstrates how to get the (Windows only) Adobe SVG Viewer 6.0 "pre-Alpha" (not a beta, as he claims) to work along-side Deer Park's native SVG support....

18: Deer Park: Firefox 1.1 Alpha Release
In case you missed it, the Mozilla Foundation recently released Deer Park Alpha 1, a developer preview of Firefox 1.1. In addition to various Miscellaneous fixes (my favorite being that scrollable divs now response to the mouse wheel), Deer Park inc...

19: Technorati Beta: A touch of Ajax
Technorati has announced a public beta of an updated Technorati. Now you can all see some of the Ajaxian features of the new beta, that we were shown under a red light at the Ajax Summit. One of the new features is that Technorati goes out to Flic...

20: HTML 5 vs. XHTML 2
We try to keep up on what the WhatWG and the W3C are proposing for all of our benefit. We have been really impressed with the WhatWG, and secretly wish that the IE team would be totally on board (with the other browser teams that participate there)...


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