jMaki Documentation Resources
This pages contains pointers to articles, blogs, screencasts, presentations and wiki pages with lots of information about building applications with jMaki, creating new widgets with jMaki and the architecture of jMaki.
Getting Started Documentation
The jMaki Quick Start Guides - get up and running:
JSP Getting Started Using the jMaki Framework to Create Ajax-Enabled JSP-based Web Applications
PHP jMaki Quickstart Guide for PHP
Why use jMaki?
This document gives a high level overview of the features in jMaki and why
they are important to devlopers.
Zen of jMaki presentation (PDF,
This presentation covers all features in jMaki. More presentations and labs found here.
The NetBeans jMaki plugin allows developers to drag and drop jMaki
widgets in their JSP pages. Install NetBeans 5.x, the
jMaki Plugin, and build a simple web app in minutes.
See also a screencast on building an application using NetBeans and jMaki.
Also available is an Eclipse Plugin for jMaki.
This screencast shows how to install the plugin and develop a web application using jMaki.
Basics of building web applications with jMaki
Sample applications -
There are several samples to help you get started learning how
to write applications using jMaki. Learn how to load data in the widgets,
extract data from a widget, create mashups and use the charting widget. All
samples have a Java and PHP version.
jMaki Applications -
Describes the structure of a jMaki application and provides details on where to put
the jMaki component and resources.
Building web 2.0 apps with jMaki made even easier. - This blog describes how to build an applications using a fisheye widget to load pages containing widgets from other toolkits.
jMaki Layouts - Describes the prebuilt layouts that are provided by jMaki. All files use HTML and CSS so are a great place to use as is or to use as a starting point to create custome layouts.
Styles - Shows how CSS is used with jMaki and
how the you can create your own themes.
Loading data into jMaki widgets - describes the different mechanism available to load data into a widget.
jMaki Widgets for Building AJAX Applications - Contributed by Sang
Shin - Describes how to install the jMaki Netbeans Plugin and customize
Widget to Widget Communication
jMaki Data Models
Create mashups with jMaki. Both screencasts below show how to build mashups that are part of the jMaki samples.
About jMaki-webtop. The about page for jmaki-webtop, a jMaki widget that is capable of loading and managing jMaki widgets, gadgets, or external content all in a single page.
jMaki Webtop on GlassFish - Ajax World Keynote Video. jMaki Webtop is a light-weight Mashup Framework based on jMaki widgets was demonstrated at Ajax World East 2008 keynote..
Communicating with Server Side components or services
jMaki for Widget Developers
jMaki and GWT