Offline Gmail and Blogger Using the Dojo Offline Toolkit. These are just mockups at the moment, but they’re a useful illustration of how offline browsing modes for Web applications could work. # 10th January 2007, 12:40 pm
macrumorslive.com. The MacRumors ajax keynote coverage gets better every time—now they have live photos in addition to the text updates. Simple but effective. # 9th January 2007, 5:11 pm
IE JScript Performance Recommendations Part 3. Once again, Microsoft’s official advice is to avoid closures entirely rather than learn how to use them safely. Sigh. # 9th January 2007, 11:48 am
The Dojo Offline Toolkit. The Dojo Offline Toolkit will be a small, cross-platform, generic download that enables web applications to work offline. # 7th January 2007, 10:24 pm
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Conditionally Sticky Sidebar. A nicer implementation of the trick I’m using for my add comment form; this one takes advantage of position: fixed in browsers that support it. # 20th December 2006, 1 am
Create cross browser vector graphics. An accessible introduction to dojo.gfx, a powerful 2D drawing API built on SVG and VML. # 20th December 2006, 12:42 am
YUI CSS Grid builder (via) The YUI CSS grid system can be hard to get your head around. This interactive tool makes it much easier to figure out. # 16th December 2006, 10:30 pm
Making GWT Better. Explains the philosophy behind GWT. It’s all about the tools! # 12th December 2006, 5:53 pm
GWT 1.3 Release Candidate is 100% Open Source. At least you can see how the code generator works now. # 12th December 2006, 5:50 pm
WYMeditor. A semantic rich text editor that appears not to suck! # 6th December 2006, 4:35 pm
Including Dojo, The Really Easy Way. Drop in a single include to load code on demand from AOL’s CDN. # 28th November 2006, 12:22 pm
Introducing the Technorati Link Count Widget. I’m trying this out; it’s pretty sweet. Nicely unobtrusive too. # 18th November 2006, 10:53 am
On Tuesday, the Mozilla Foundation and Adobe announced the Tamarin project, an open-source ECMAScript virtual machine based on the ActionScript engine used by Flash Player 9.
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Dojo 0.4 release notes (via) GFX (a 2D drawing API) is awesome; dojo.html.metrics looks extremely useful, and onDomLoad is always nice. # 23rd October 2006, 12:39 am
XMLHttpRequests using an IFrame Proxy (via) Another scary hack abstracted away by Dojo. # 1st August 2006, 5:40 pm
@media 2006 was a blast. Great talks, great people and some of the highest production values I’ve ever seen at a conference (check out the bags!).
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To my utter amazement, a decent amount of buzz appears to be building around a new “technology” called Fjax—much of it centred around this interview on Webmonkey, but also benefiting from a mention on the O’Reilly Radar and of course the obligatory Digg story.
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Brad Neuberg introduces dojo.storage. Incredibly technically impressive, embodying months of accumulated expertise. # 1st May 2006, 11:33 pm
I’ve been doing a fair amount of public speaking recently, based on the principle that the only way to get good at it is to get a lot of practise. My last two talks were a session on Django and Web Application Frameworks at the ACCU 2006 conference and a talk on the Yahoo! Developer Network for NMK’s Beers and Innovation series.
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An S3 AJAX Wiki. Les continues to innovate against S3. # 22nd April 2006, 7:09 pm
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The Yahoo! Developer Network was updated yesterday with a veritable gold-mine of Exciting New Stuff, coinciding with the launch of the brand new Yahoo! User Interface Blog.
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