Monthly Archives: April 2006

eyespot : Mix and Share Videos

eyespot offers an impressive feature, mixing of videos with video and adding audios, almost like Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker. All this Online. There is an interesting option called harveting in which you can choose videos from other accounts (only the ones made public), add it your account and mix it with your own videos. Apart…

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Ajax Blog Story Suggestions

Hey all – we are now approaching 2,000 RSS subscribers here at Ajax Blog. Of course, we can always do better. If you have a suggestion for an interesting article on ajax development, or a hot new ‘web 2.0’, ajax-powered site, and believe it would be of interest to your fellow Ajax Blog readers, please…

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ScanR : Make your phone acess PC !

MobileCrunch profiles this interesting company ScanR, a new free service that allows you to take a camera phone picture (or any digital picture) and turn it into a searchable PDF file. ScanR supports 3 applications, scanning, copying and faxing of documents via your mobile device. Using ScanR is simple. Just take a photo of the…

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Great Browser Expectations

I was at Canada on Rails in Vancouver last week. I was so inspired by what I saw there that on the plane home, I wrote Great Browser Expectations. It is my attempt to distill my experience so far writing highly responsive AJAX applications. Think of me as a developer, trying to think more like…

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[Book] Ajax Design Patterns

Ajax Design Patterns, a new O’Reilly book, based on Michael Mahemoff’s Ajax Patterns wiki is set to be released on June 1. Book Description Those of you familiar with Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) know how useful the technology is for creating interactive web applications with XML-based web services and JavaScript in the browser to…

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Windows Live Academic launched

Windows live ads one more to its collection, Windows Live Academic. As it is in Beta, Windows Live Academic currently index content only related to computer science, physics, electrical engineering, and related subject areas. It has more than 6 million records from approximately 4300 journals and 2000 conferences for the three subjects. Academic search works…

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Record a web-browsing session using neato AJAX-powered “web recorder”

This is an application which feels like it must surely have a useful purpose. I’m not totally sure what that use would be though. Perhaps recording a demo or walk-through of a website. From the site: TAPEFAILURE is a “history recording tool.” What this means is that anyone can record a browsing session using TAPEFAILURE’s…

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iTalkNews Revamps Websites With AJAX Interface

Following Digg, OhMyNews and Wall Street Journal websites iTalkNews has made changes to their own page. They have added Web 2.0 features and an Ajax Interface which allows it’s users to be more interactive. iTalkNews 2.0 allows members to decide which stories will go on the front page; members can also edit others’ stories as…

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Lace – AJAX Chat

AJAX is getting popular, so is the database of cool PHP scripts. Recently I had written about a simple stat checker and a completely AJAXed CMS & AJAXpress Blog. Lace is yet another AJAX Chat PHP script but with few good features. Unlike Meebo, Lace is PHP script for running a simple chat on your…

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Yahoo! Instant Search is on !

Yahoo! Releases Instant Search, which is much like Google Suggest. Just that it shows up one result at a time with title and description which looks more like a search result rather than normal drop down suggetions. Check out a whole range of other Yahoo! Beta’s at http://next.yahoo.com/

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