Author Archives: Adam Livesley

The new MSN look

The popular portal from Microsoft has realeased a new version! There is a number of improvements too the looks including changeable stylesheets, and a nice use of ajax. You can add new module to the home page, such as viewing your Hotmail Account Summary from within your homepage, theres also a nice weather module and…

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Yahoo Launches New Homepage

The new Yahoo homepage has recently launched for public beta! It can be viewed now to anyone using IE or Firefox (up to version 1.5) at www.yahoo.com/preview There are a number of changes too the looks, including a bigger search bar, and intelligent use of Ajax to make the page more interactive (mouse over “mail”…

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Is AJAX Overrated?

Well, we here all the good things about ajax. But is it all that it seems? Ajax isnt really nothing new, its been around for awhile. We can do exactly the same in Flash, Shockwaves or Java Applets! So why were they not ever used? For one its much of a hassle for web developers…

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AjaxLoad

Looking for loading indicators, but cant seem to find the right image with the correct background? Look no futher! AjaxLoad is a new service, that allows you too dynamically customize loading indicators. You can change the background colour, and even the colour of the dots! AjaxLoad is currently in Beta and theres only 7 indicators…

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