This Month In JavaScript – 2006.6

“I decided to make a list of the top libraries that I have come across or that I personally use. Libraries can be a web developers best friend. They are great resources to learn from and can save hours and hours of time. These libraries include JavaScript, Ajax, Colors, PHP, and CSS. These should be in any web developers bookmarks, so go ahead and look through these libraries and bookmark your favorite ones. The list is in no particular order.”

“The major web browsers are getting facelifts as they increasingly become the focal point for handling business transactions and running programs over the internet rather than simply displaying websites.”,71204-0.html?tw=rss.index

Cross browser “window.onload” solution – now supports Safari.

“iBox is a lightweight script that lets you overlay images, divs, and HTML on your current page. It is damn easy to install and setup.”

Sudden publicity for using flash as an XML data-source connector to replace XMLHttpRequest. Should I mention that the MetaWrap project introduced this into its Xml action library over a month ago? 🙂 (testcase)

Google AJAX API for search

“JavaScript Libraries: Friend or Foe?”

Safari JavaScript Debugger

“AJAX is a great tool for creating rich internet applications, however, when improperly implemented it can cause huge accessibility issues. The good news is that most of these issues can be fixed so your websites are viewable by a much wider audience. “

An oldie but a goodie – CSS text size zooming with working example.



About James McParlane

CTO Massive Interactive. Ex Computer Whiz Kid - Now Grumpy Old Guru.
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