Monthly Archives: December 2005

R.I.C.S

R.I.C.S stands for Rich Interface Component – Spreadsheet. Not really something very new, people HAVE tried this in the past and I’m sure there are AJAX implementations for the same. The idea of this R&D project is to develop an entirely server independent component. More information about the project can be found at http://www.primacognos.com/wiki. the…

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digg spy : real-time view of digg through ajax

The very much popular Digg has added a real-time view to it’s sit, www.digg.com/spy. You can choose the posts are shown, newly submitted or promoted, dugg stories, burried stories and with new comment. After loading, Spy automatically polls digg every few seconds for the latest site- wide activity. The Spy page is then updated via…

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AjaxTrans – An Ajax Translator

AjaxTrans Start typing any text you want to be translated into the green field. The words should be automatically translated into the language of your choice and appear in the bluish box. To switch langauges, simply click on the language you would like to translate from and then procede to select the language you would…

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Blockrocker – google maps mash up for classifeds

Blockrocker is the best example to show use of Google Maps. Blockrocker is a classified site, while registering itself Google Maps is shown where one can choose the current location, and then procede with the registration. Rod Edwards – AJAX is obviously used to populate the main page, based on map manipulations, the search criteria…

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ajchat (alpha) – Ajax Instant Messaging – ajchat (alpha)

ajchat is an ajax instant messaging through ajax, that allows you to log in or type anonymously. This is currently free and and is Cool !! Check out their Blog here edit: it was overloaded, working again now .

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Pageflakes : Yet another Ajax Desktop

Not soon after release of Gritwire and Google‘s Personlised Homepage, a developer has released of a new ajax desktop called Pageflakes. unfortunately it only works in IE (Internet Explorer). Edit : Works fine now in Firefox and Opera Pageflakes like most of the Ajax Desktop, features RSS reading, email checking, note taking, searching, etc. But…

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Ajaxed – Google Homepage

Yet another wonderful creation from Google, Google’s new personalized homepage feature is an ajax based framework for all types of content and information. Supporting RSS and Atom feeds, bookmarks, weather top stories … you name it ! and ofcourse the sweet “drag and drop menu” feature. It’s about same as Microsoft’s live.com, but I had…

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Writely – Ajax word Solution

People take Ajax to the extreme and I think I can say that here , Writely is an word processor which allows tagging of documentsand set reader permissions . It is built with the core feature set with an ajax UI . and addd some cool web 2.0 stuffs. Documents can also be tagged for…

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Protopage

This is a virtual desktop application made in AJAX. It provides features such as clock, to do list, news aggretator to read news from 100 of sources, allows to store bookmark for quick access, we can name our page as www.protopage.com/yourname, share the part or the whole page with friends or keep it private. Click…

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WWJUA – Where Would Jesus Use Ajax?

There’s a good discussion going on over at Ajaxian about specific times when Ajax should or should not be used based on a posting by Alex Bosworth (10 Places You Must Use Ajax). From Alex’s article: For heavy use applications such as a webmail client or a blogreader, users have the luxury of time to…

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