JavaScript templating system – Display HTML blazingly fast

AJAX applications are everywhere, and one of the key issues is the speed of rendering HTML. Using innerHTML is not recommended, but DOM can be slow. This JS template system lets you render HTML much faster than standard DOM, while keeping its flexibility.

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Javascript Boot Camp Tutorial (from OSCON 2006)

Amy Hoy gave a 3-hour tutorial session on Javascript fundamentals on Monday, and today posted her entire slide stack, source code, and links. From her session’s description: “This talk is for everyone who feels their JavaScript skills just aren’t up to snuff.”

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Cool Javascript Effect — Timeout Your Mousovers

From TFA: “The problem with most menu systems is that they’re really touchy whether you’re too fast or slow with the mouse. The trick is to use a timeout with the effect, so it will wait a fraction of a second to pop-up, and a fraction of a second to go away…just enough to make the effect feel solid and not finicky. ”

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Very Cool Javascript : Easily Add Sidenotes To Your Blog

Just by adding this javascript to your blog or website, you can easily add color coded sidenotes to your blog entries. The script does everything. All you need to do is add a single tag to your text. You can also completely style the color, borders and positioning of the sidenotes with CSS. Very cool and simple to use.

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Object-Oriented Javascript

"Although Javascript shouldn�t be classed as an object-oriented language, pretty much everything within it is object based; from DOM scripting (Document Object Model) through to specific built-in objects such as Image and Date."

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How To Speed Up Your Web App

The next generation of web apps make heavy use of JavaScript and CSS. This article, by the lead developer of Flickr, shows you how to make those apps responsive and quick.

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JavaScript Motion Tween

A motion tween library — a la Flash — written in JavaScript. Really nice documentation, examples and code.

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Simple JavaScript Debugging

Writers edit, architects redraw, and programmers debug. Development environments are usually nice enough to give programmers a bunch of tools to help determine where their program's going wrong. But with JavaScript, your development environment is a web browser, and things aren't quite so hospitable.

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Javascript Rotating Cube Animation Slideshow Effect

Using some pretty crazy math, Yusuke Kawasaki managed to put together quite a nifty javascript "rotating cube" animation effect. There is a demonstration on the site, along with source code and the explination of how it was created. Fascinating!

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Shiny Scriptaculous Javascript Effects Cheat Sheet

Colorful, downloadable PDF cheat sheet for the Scriptaculous (http://script.aculo.us/) visual effects library. Site also has cheat sheets for various aspects of Ruby on Rails.

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Lightbox JS 2.0 Released

Lokesh from HuddleTogether.com has finally released Lightbox JS 2.0!!!

Check out the site for more information!

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A (Re)-Introduction to JavaScript

My name's Simon Willison, and the title of this session is "A re-introduction to JavaScript".

Why a re-introduction? Because JavaScript has a reasonable claim to being the world's most misunderstood programming language.

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Dynamic Sortable Tables Using JavaScript

Small load time, very functional, quite handy.

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Javascript Library: Drag&Drop, Fade, Animations…

Ever want to add drag and drop to your website? How about a cool animation or fade? Rico is an free, open javascript library that makes adding these features easy. Check out the demo, it's pretty slick.

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Javascript in Ten Minutes

If want to learn Javascript in 10 minutes, then here you go.

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Javascript effect to fade between images

I was just browsing javascript techniques, and I came across this really slick image cross-fader. It takes an array of images and crossfades between them (fade in and fade out at the same time). Check it out.

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Javascript Compressor

Filter which removes comments and unnecessary whitespace from JavaScript files. It typically reduces filesize by half, resulting in faster downloads.

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jQuery – New Wave Javascript

An intuitive Javascript library with full support for CSS 1-3, basic XPath, effects, events, and DOM.

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Use Ajax To Upload Files

Using Javascript and PHP to Asynchronously upload files to a server!

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Learning JavaScript Basics

This detailed article covers the basics for a beginner to learn JavaScript. Also, simple code samples along the way as you learn.

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