GenevaJS ? IS there any relation to my homwtown ? Or is that purely
coincidental?

Best,

Tobie

On Jun 12, 7:45 pm, Rick Waldron <waldron.r...@gmail.com> wrote:
> TJ,
>
> Al MacDonald of Processing.js used GenevaJS in a presentation last night...
> he wanted to use Box2D.js (a prototype extension) but he's not familiar with
> Prototype syntax... anyway its now posted on our site, with links to his
> presentation.
>
> I dont see it as a tool for people making the move... no movement at all. I
> see it as a tool to reduce the amount of code we're writing. Or perhaps for
> a jQuery developer that gets a job at a prototype shop... there are many
> scenarios. We're planning on meeting with the Boston Rails Group soon to
> discuss working with them to build it into Rails as a helper to prototype...
> as I mentioned it gzips to 3k.
>
> Also - GenevaJS is sideways compatible, for example:
>
> $('.classname').eq(1).highlight();
>
> eq(1) - jquery method for showing the element at index 1 of $('.classname'),
> it will get highlight()'ed from effects.js
>
> (yeah... that example is super simple.. but i've been doing some zany stuff,
> which i intend to post)
>
> Anyway, that example:http://genevajs.com/demos/demo-box2d.php
>
> I've made us way off topic. sorry about that. anyone with questions can
> email me directly.
>
> Rick
>
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 11:08 AM, T.J. Crowder 
> <t...@crowdersoftware.com>wrote:
>
>
>
> > Hi Rick,
>
> > Sounds cool for people making the move over, or more importantly
> > trying to use/port jQuery plug-ins for use in Prototype.
>
> > I think I'd suggest anyone writing *new* code use the native API
> > unless they expect to ditch Prototype for jQuery. :-)  But very cool
> > for other purposes!
>
> > -- T.J. :-)
>
> > On Jun 12, 3:33 pm, Rick Waldron <waldron.r...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I'm developing a library that will allow this sort of syntax. Actually,
> > it
> > > allows you write jQuery syntax in Prototype, giving $() that power of
> > $$()
>
> > > I've created a use case of your question.
>
> > >http://genevajs.com/demos/demo-set-opacity.php
>
> > > If you view source on the page, you'll see i'm calling prototype.js and
> > > genevajs (this is MY version, its filled with JUNK, please do not use
> > this).
> > > GenevaJS allows me to write jQuery syntax in the Prototype environment.
> > > Compressed and g-zipped it comes it at 3k
>
> > > Rick
>
> > > On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 3:11 AM, Alex McAuley <
>
> > > webmas...@thecarmarketplace.com> wrote:
>
> > > > .. which if you want a quick answer would be ...
>
> > > > $$('img.alpha').each(function(element) {
>
> > > >        $(element).setOpacity(0.5);
>
> > > > });
>
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "T.J. Crowder" <t...@crowdersoftware.com>
> > > > To: "Prototype & script.aculo.us" <
> > > > prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com>
> > > > Sent: Friday, June 12, 2009 8:07 AM
> > > > Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Re: setOpacity issue
>
> > > > Hi,
>
> > > > >         $$('img.alpha').setOpacity(0.5);
>
> > > > $$ returns an array[1][2], and arrays don't have a setOpacity method.
> > > > You want to call the setOpacity method on each element in the array,
> > > > which you can do in a variety of ways thanks to Prototype's Enumerable
> > > > [3] mix-in, which it mixes in with arrays.  In this case, probably
> > > > Enumerable#invoke[4].
>
> > > > [1]http://prototypejs.org/api/array
> > > > [2]
>
> > > >https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Core_JavaScript_1.5_Reference/Global.
> > ..
> > > > [3]http://prototypejs.org/api/enumerable
> > > > [4]http://prototypejs.org/api/enumerable/invoke
>
> > > > HTH!
> > > > --
> > > > T.J. Crowder
> > > > tj / crowder software / com
> > > > Independent Software Engineer, consulting services available
>
> > > > On Jun 12, 12:28 am, Brown Freelance <sc...@brownfreelance.com> wrote:
> > > > > Not sure what I'm doing wrong here but here is my problem:
>
> > > > > I have a few images that I want to display with 50% opacity. I've
> > > > > given these images the class name of alpha.
>
> > > > > Example:
> > > > > <img src="../images/snapshots/thumbs/gma_x158.gif" alt="Greg Martin
> > > > > Auctions" width="156" height="118" class="alpha" />
>
> > > > > Then, after the body tag I have:
> > > > > <script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
> > > > > $$('img.alpha').setOpacity(0.5);
> > > > > </script>
>
> > > > > This does not work for me. It dose work however work if I give the
> > img
> > > > > element an ID but that of course is not valid CSS if I use more then
> > > > > one and I would rather not give each img their own ID.
>
> > > > > Any help would be greatly appreciated.
>
> > > > > Thanks.
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