Monthly Archives: March 2005

Late Breaking News! This isn’t the only Ajax blog.

This may come as a bit of a shock to some of you, but there have been uncomfirmed reports that other people are in fact blogging about this stuff. I ran across ajaxian.com while I was hunting for an example I had seen earlier. It looks like its been up slightly shorter than this site,…

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Variable Scope, Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Globals.

Having trouble with sajax from within a function? Set your globals.

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WordPress Ajax – inline editing plugin!

Downloading this plugin right now to test. Really, really cool. twilightuniverse.com » Blog Archive » WordPress: Touched Current features include: * Degradable AJAX scripting – will function as a regular edit link if JavaScript is turned off or disabled. * Allows you to not only edit the content and title, but also the Excerpt. *…

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Ajaxing the Rails (Loud Thinking) – Ruby on Rails adds native Ajax

Looks like Ruby on Rails is adding another trick up its sleeve: native Ajax integration. Bing Bing Bing! Ajaxing the Rails Rails 0.11.0 is out on the street and I’m especially proud of the Ajax support we’ve been able to include. Instead of trying to soften the blow of doing client-side Javascript libraries as many…

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SAJAX is now at version 0.10!

Looks like there is a new version of SAJAX out, now at version 0.10! Pretty exciting how fast they’re developing this useful library and extending it to almost evey language you could possibly want. SAJAX – Simple Ajax Toolkit by ModernMethod – XMLHTTPRequest Toolkit for PHP Breaking news: Version 0.10 is out, featuring ASP/ColdFusion/Io/Lua/Perl/PHP/Python/Ruby backends…

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dojo.io.bind(): baking usability into XMLHTTP

Saw this link to Dojo over on a neat page talking about using Ajax with WordPress to do inline editing of entries. dojo.io.bind(): baking usability into XMLHTTP The Dojo project is working to build a modern, capable, “webish”, and easy to use DHTML toolkit. Part of that effort includes smoothing out many of the sharp…

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John Reynolds’s Blog: AJaX: Two steps forward… Two steps back?

John makes some good points about Ajax. Sajax may provide the solution he’s looking for regarding automated generation of the Javascript, although missing from their currently supported group of languages is Java, which is most likely what he cares about. … The promise of AJaX is exciting, but until tools and frameworks automate the generating…

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SAJAX – Simple Ajax Toolkit by ModernMethod – XMLHTTPRequest Toolkit for PHP

This is a promising up-and-coming Ajax library with backend support for the following languages: Io, Lua, Perl, PHP, Python and Ruby. So if you’ve been waiting for an easy way to do ajax, this is your chance. It even writes the Javascript for you. How much easier can they make it? Geez. SAJAX – Simple…

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Usable Ajax in Practice

Baekdal.com has a good article on Usable XMLHttpRequest in Practice: One of the great benefits of XMLHttpRequest is that you can use it to make complex WYSIWYG. This has previously been hard to do on the web. Take a “build your car” feature that you often find on sites of car manufacturers. This could be…

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