javascript

How to display an animation during page loading

Old web site requires sometimes to show a big “Loading…” gif in the front of the page. It is not trivial to do it, especially if you have already plenty of jQuery forms developed, with complex form submission, and half the site in an ajax form. A small solution of this problem is to use …

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Cappuccino: Objective-J

Cappuccino è un progetto interessante, anche se molto particolare. Cappuccino is an open source framework that makes it easy to build desktop-caliber applications that run in a web browser. Cappuccino is built on top of standard web technologies like JavaScript, and it implements most of the familiar APIs from GNUstep and Apple’s Cocoa frameworks. With …

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Web Testing Tools

Testing is important. Testing web interfaces is difficult, and often your consultant company prefer to suggest you a manual-based testing. But is it so difficult to do automatic web testing using open source software? Let’s give a look to two nice web testing software Warning: this article is still in progress: it has been published …

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Javascript and Smalltalk

There is a future for SmallTalk? I was a very strong fan of the SmallTalk language, but in the last five years I have seen more and more contraction of its usage in the IT field. The OLPC project, which uses also Squeak Smalltalk and its done by the core team fo Squeak, is not …

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Site Update: Happy new editor!

(First published on 2007-01-20) Hi all, ObjectsRoot now has correct story ordering ontags view! I am happy to announce I have just installed tinymce on my site. TinyMCE is a very nice javascript editor, also used in Drupal. What makes tinymce very nice in my humble own opinion, is its easy installation. You do not need …

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