Monthly Archives: March 2006

Google Acquires Writely

Google acquires Popular Ajax Web Word Processor Writely. Google today announced the acquisition of writely. Writely, a collaborative word processor that runs in a web browser. Well, as of Monday, I’m happy to say that I, and the rest of the Writely team, are now part of Google. Even though Writely is still in Beta,…

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Flagr : Share from anywhere in the world

Flagr is a small web startup operating out of San Francisco, Flagr is built on open source softwares like Ruby on Rails, VIM, Lighttpd and uses Google Maps API to track places. Getting “orders to flag” from mobiles is interesting, Start a new Text or Picture Message and address it to: x@flagr.com In the message…

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Pixoh : Edit pictures Online (AJAXed)

Pixoh is an amazing creation built with Built with Twisted and MochiKit. It allows editing of pictures online within no time ofcourse using AJAX, A perfect example of Web 2.0 😉 . Though it now offers only few tools to work with, to name a few, “UNDO, REDO, CROP, ROTATE”. The save option enables the…

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Max Kiesler – Downloadable AJAX Galleries, Slideshows and Effects

This is a nice list of Ajax-powered image galleries with mini-reviews of each. Many of the components that make up image galleries and slideshows are perfectly suited for AJAX. Lightboxes, slides, fades, uploaders and live search are just a few of the many AJAX widgets that could improve the usability of many image galleries and…

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AJAXPress, a WordPress alternative ?

AJAXPress as per its hompage is a web 2.0 blogging system written in Javascript with a PHP backend. Works on any webserver with PHP and MySQL installed. In order to properly view and use AJAXPress blogs, you must be using Internet Explorer 6.0 or FireFox 1.5 or greater. Now I don’t see any Search Engine…

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Backbase & Askalexia: AJAX powered Y! Search

Backbase, a website that makes rich AJAX applications has enabled AJAX in Y! Search or say it has built an AJAX Search powered by Y! Search 😉 . The Backbase Presentation Client (BPC) is an AJAX engine based entirely on AJAX technology, and differentiates itself via a generic User Interface declaration language (BXML). BXML is…

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AJAXed Calender Service – CelenderHub

Something that really works as we want, CalenderHub can keep a track of your time as per your need. It offers a wide range of tools for an calender service like sharing, publishing, reminder sevices etc including the basic features. The main parts like the addition, editing of an appointment etc works on AJAX .Though…

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Professional Ajax : Review

Ajax, as you all know is something that is used in most of the new and exciting application released on the web nowdays, Web 2.0 to be precise. Professional Ajax, lights up most the area needed for a web developer to get started with AJAX. The book does a good job academically of showing how…

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New Digg Ajax Comment System

After the Digg Spy ajaxifying , Digg is loaded with AJAX Comment System Ajaxian » Kevin Rose and the Digg.com team released a new screencast that gives us a glimpse of a new comment system over at Digg. The new system uses script.aculo.us effects to wipe in and out threaded comments, letting you rate each…

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AjaxTags : AJAX Tag Library

AjaxTagsHave a look at http://ajaxtags.no-ip.info/, it shows few nice examples for basic ajac development. (.jsp) The AJAX Tag Library is a set of JSP tags that simplify the use of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) technology in JavaServer Pages. AJAX is primarily rooted in JavaScript. However, many server-side developers do not have an extensive knowledge…

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