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Three more IDE's I Missed

It seems I missed at least three IDE's in my post from earlier this week. Rialto (Rich Internet Application Toolkit) has released the Rialto Studio, a browser-based visual designer similar to ZK's Zero Kode, though a lot more polished. I...
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IDE's with Ajax Support

Back a few months ago or so, I put together a list of Java IDE's that supported Ajax. Since that time, Ajax support has been added to a few more IDE's, some IDE's on my list have been upgraded, and...
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IDE Watch – Zero Kode, Visual Designer for ZK

The Tibco folks like to point out that their IDE is written in their own framework. I'm not really all that enamored of the self-compiling, eat your own dogfood approach to IDE's when your end product is a webapp. Call...
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AjaxLoad – Not Ajax, But Useful

Now that we're operating from a single page interface and not depending on the postback to handle user response expectations with the spinning browser icon and the hourglass, we're rolling our own "pending" graphics. Along come AjaxLoad, a little application...
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IDE Watch – Aptana

Aptana is a new IDE (embeded in Eclipse for now). If you already use Eclipse 3.2, you can just install the plugin from the update site: http://update.aptana.com/update/. Lots of good stuff: HTML, CSS, and Javascript code assist, etc. I've use...
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IDE Watch – Googlipse, GWT Eclipse Plugin

I'm working on some stuff to bring the GWT and other AJAX frameworks question -- "how can I write widgets for framework X in GWT?" -- full circle. In the meantime, I thought I'd point out two useful resources. First,...
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Greasemonkey Tricks for AJAX Debugging

This is an old post that shows off a AJAX debugging tool written using Greasemonkey. It's still an interesting idea, but what is perhaps most useful is the long trail of comments that make reference to all sorts of other...
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Open Laszlo DHTML Milestone

Ever since Laszlo Systems announced that they would be targeting DHTML as well as Flash, I've been peeking into their source repository from time to time, hoping to catch a glimpse of the elusive "Legals" (horrible name), the runtime that...
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The Hazards of Exposing Business Logic on the Client

Via Ajaxian we get an object lesson in the dangers of exposing business logic in the browser: Beau Hartshorne of Snipshot (formerly Pixoh) says "massive chunks" of Cellsea code are identical to Snipshot. "This is not an accidental inspiration. Check...
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An Interview with ZK Creator Tom Yeh

Anyone who has been following the development of AJAX frameworks has heard of ZK, the server-side component GUI framework that allows you to write applications like you would a desktop app. It has become one of the most popular projects...
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