I was reading Remko Mantel blog about Web 2.0 and thought about sharing with you a couple of links. The first is a very cool and useful “Web 2.0” website that offers a free, web-based collaboration tool that provides a feature-rich meeting room with real-time, whiteboard functionality. Features include:
Check it out at vyew.com. I have played with it a bit and my first reaction was: Wow!
If you’re wondering what other “Web 2.0” services are available out there on the Net, wonder no more. Just launched, a new (Web 2.0) website, Buzzshout.com, an online listing and repository of reviews of the hottest new “Web 2.0” companies.1 Comment | Filed in Interesting, Oracle, Technology | Tags: ajax, collaboration, tool, web2.0
Thanksgiving holiday is over and another work week is ahead. Last Friday we drove up to Mount Hood (East of Portland, Oregon). We barely made it back down, a snow storm hit the mountain while we were there. My wife took the following picture from inside the car while I was driving on a completely snow covered road:
We made it home safe and sound. Down in Portland it was raining cats and dogs.
Also during the Holiday I took note of the following links:
Agatra is a free service that securely stores your passwords online so that they’re accessible from anywhere you have an internet connection. Are you kidding me?
Electric Sheep is a free, open source screen saver run by thousands of people all over the world. A complete waste of time.
This page lists over 500 colours by colour name, Hex value, RGB value and Microsoft Access code number. Useful when dealing with colors in HTML.
AjaxPatterns.org is an in-progress collection of Ajax patterns. Has the potential of being a good source of Ajax related programming techniques.
How To Write Unmaintainable (Java) Code. If you follow all these rules religiously, you will guarantee yourself a lifetime of employment. I am not sure I want to guarantee myself a lifetime employment by writing unmaintainable code!
Jesse James Garrett, the person who invented the acronym AJAX, defines it:
Ajax isnâ€™t a technology. Itâ€™s really several technologies, each flourishing in its own right, coming together in powerful new ways. Ajax incorporates:
del.icio.us direc.tor is a prototype for an alternative web-based rich UI for del.icio.us. It leverages the XML and XSL services of modern browsers to deliver a responsive interface for managing user accounts with a large number of records.
The main features are:
Read all about it hereComments Off on del.icio.us direc.tor on AJAX | Filed in Technology | Tags: ajax, del.icio.us
If you are like me, you will not shy away from exploring new technologies. AJAX is becoming more and more popular among web developers. If you use ColdFusion and would like to take advantage of all the cool things AJAX can do, CFAjax is for you.