Strongly Recommended 15 AJAX Accordion Plugins

If you met a problem like the naviation bar for Outlooke: there are many options and need to save the space. Then choose the accordion plugins maybe a good idea. It could help you expand or stretch the content. The accordion have been used in Windows application for a long time but for web it seems not so easy.

But as the popular for Ajax and JavaScript, it could be realized by only several lines code. The user also can write own plugins. It seems so easy, doesn’t it? Following is a list of 15 AJAX Accordion Plugins. If you are interested in it, why not have a try now?

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AJAX Animator — An ExtJS Based Open Source Web Application Creator

AJAX Animator 0.2 released in Aug 08. It is a open source project use AJAX, provide  standard, online, collaborative, web-based animation development kits. It uses Richdraw/OnlyPaths vector graphic editor. The animation created by AJAX Animator could be transfered to some general formats. By clicking “File” to save or open JSON based file format and permit user exporting all kinds of format like Adobe Flash, Processing (language), Microsoft Silverlight (XAML) and Animated GIF. If you are interested please see the following features:

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Ajax Photo Gallery — Vista Web Photo Gallery

As blog is more and more popular now, photo gallery become one of essential  part of it. I think most of you are familiar with all kinds of photo gallery. Now we will introduce one based on Ajax to you. Vista Photo Gallery is a photo album builder help you to create and publish photoes for your blog or website. It is very easy to use and has Data/Time Grouping function. You could also manage your photos by Tags. Of course there are other basic function like photo editing and EXIF Support. Whatever browser you use, it will also suit you. More detail please see the following URL.

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An Ajax Application Based On GWTPHP Having Gorgeous Interface No Less Than Flash/Flex

Flash/Flex application because of its gorgeous interface and strong expressive performance is more popular than the sister Ajax. But after seeing the following application, we must to say the word ” gorgeous ” not only belongs to the Flash/Flex application. Then whether it’s true or not need your own real experience.

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The 6 reasons begin to use ActionScript 3.0–How do you think so

For a development language, it is hard to say which is good or not. But still many people interested to discussing this topic. For example it is mentioned in Flex vs. Ajax — both have their pros and cons. The Mr. Lee Brimelow has written the article Six reasons to use ActionScript 3.0 and tried to explain the advantage of the ActionScript. In fact just the first point could be accepted in my view, others I think maybe so difficult. How do you think so?

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What Is Adobe/Macromedia Flex?

As a web developer you’ve often found yourself wishing there was a way to make web applications that weren’t limited to the heavy restrictions of HTML. You’ve used JavaScript to make your forms a little more intuitive with dynamic/context driven comboboxes, but to do anything more often requires heavy amounts of JavaScript and DHTML. Even if you are a pro at it, it’s extremely time consuming to make workflow interactive and user friendly. More importantly, why would you want to be spending so much time on core UI functionality when you’re getting paid to work on business logic and workflow.

Flex to Flash is like Ajax to Javascript. It’s another interface, tagg-based language, editor and approach meant to make the “Flash” people not think about Flash as a designer tool. It is Macromedia’s way of pushing Flash where the $$ are. Continue reading “What Is Adobe/Macromedia Flex?”