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Beautiful JavaScript Windows and Dialogs for your Application

French expert user-interface programmer Sébastien Gruhier recently released version 0.80 of his beautiful Prototype Windows library, based on Prototype 1.5 and inspired by the library, which provides fancy visual effects such as fading in and out.

Sébastien's library gives the ability to easily create modal and non-modal windows and dialogs, which optionally capture their position and size to a cookie automatically.

Prototype and Scriptaculous are object-oriented Javascript libraries popularized by their association with Ruby on Rails, but also used by many developers of Java-based rich browser interface applications.

Work on a Rails Plugin to simplify usage of Sébastien's code is underway.
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  • From the author :)

    by Sébastien Gruhier,

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    I am Sébastien Gruhier. Thanks a lot for the article. Like you wrote this nice article, I give you a scoop :). I have done a new homepage for my project with a better documentation. My english needs to be corrected (it should be done this WE) but I give you the URL:

    There are also some cool samples.

  • Specialized version for .Net

    by Thomas Hansen,

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    Howdy, my employer has created a specialized version of this (or rather re-written completely to be usable in ASP.NET apps) that has 100% WYSIWYG and RAD development for the .Net platform in case somebody is interested... ;)
    It's GPL licensed (with commercial licenses available) at our main product website; Gaia Ajax Website
    Also there are some extra skins and stuff you can use etc if you're on Java or some other framework that doesn't compile together with ASP.NET or Mono...

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