Posts Tagged ‘Tools’

10 Promising JavaScript Frameworks

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Popular JavaScript frameworks/libraries like jQuery, MooTools, Prototype, and YUI (to name a few of the most popular JavaScript frameworks out there) definitely have a solid foothold in the JavaScript framework arena. But for the more adventurous developers looking for new or alternative frameworks/libraries – there are some excellent frameworks outside the popular ones that’s worth checking out.

This article showcases 10 alternative and capable JavaScript frameworks/libraries to explore. Links to some of their demos (when available) are included in the entry so that you can see the framework in action.

Link: Six Revisions

Javascript Framework Usage Among Top Websites

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Which Javascript frameworks are the most common?

To answer that question, we here at Pingdom have examined a set of almost 200 popular websites to see if they use a Javascript framework, and in that case which framework they have chosen. The websites were collected from the Alexa US Top 100 and the Webware Top 100 Web Apps. The frameworks we looked for were Prototype, JQuery, MooTools, Yahoo! UI Library, Dojo, ExtJS and MochiKit.

Link: Royal Pingdom

20 Tech Habits To Improve Your Life

Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn’t seem that way when you’re struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left an important file on the office computer. Thankfully, plenty of tools can help. We’ll tell you which ones are worth trying, and we’ll also suggest some practices that you can incorporate into your workday to use tech tools more effectively and efficiently.

Link: PC World

Salesforce For Google Apps

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Running a business successfully is hard… having the right tools makes it much easier. That’s why the combined power of Salesforce and Google Apps is transforming businesses by helping you run your business with software as a service. Salesforce for Google Apps is a simple, yet powerful combination of business applications that work together and make it incredibly easy for users to communicate, collaborate, and share business information. Now you can run your favorite desktop applications and your CRM applications side by side by accessing Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Talk, and Google Docs all from within Salesforce.

Link: Salesforce