Monthly Archives: April 2005

Free (as in beer) php/ajax presentation

Looks like Joshua Eichorn of ‘There and Back Again’ is giving an encore presentation of his recent PHP/Ajax presentation he did for AzPHP. Or, in his own words: I’ll be presenting an updated version of the presentation I gave last night at AzPHP as a free webcast for php|architect on May 26th. The major change…

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Client-Side Validation Using the XmlHttpReq Object

Link: Client-Side Validation Using the XmlHttpReq Object Jonathan Zufi writes: As an avid reader of 15 seconds, I’ve been exposed to many articles on form validation. Form validation should not only address checking fields for content and structure, it should also handle real-time lookups on data. This article shows how Microsoft’s XMLHTTPRequest component can give…

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PHP on Rails – Cake

Cake has been making the rounds on del.icio.us the last week or so… But if you’ve missed it, are a PHP developer, and are having a little Ruby on Rails, Cake is definitely worth a look.

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SmartClient – Yet Another Ajax Toolkit

Until a clear winner emerges, I imagine we’ll be seeing a new Ajax toolkit popup at the rate of about 1-2 per week. This week comes SmartClient by Isomorphic software. Give ‘er a Test Drive to see what she’s made of!

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JavaScript Shell for Browsers

Interesting JavaScript Shell for browsers. It’s a command-line interface for JavaScript and DOM. (via ajaxian blog)

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Sajax 0.11 pre-release

Tlack, the man behind the curtain for Sajax, put out a new version last week for testing purposes. There are a few new features and other assorted announcements to go with it, but the one that caught my eye was the ability to return arbitrary variable types (in PHP): arrays, objects, ints, floats, and strings….

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Ajax Matters

Because, well, Ajax does matter. Ajax Matters is an informational site about AJAX (short for “Advanced Javascripting and XML” or “Asynchronous JavaScripting and XML”) and how these technologies are applied to web development.

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XAB Toolkit – A New Ajax Toolkit using Mozilla, SOAP, PHP and MySQL

The XAB toolkit allows developers to build robust applications with Mozilla, SOAP, PHP and MYSQL. It is free software and released under the GNU GPL. Zachary Kessin writes: I have built a toolkit for building Ajax applications. I created the XAB toolkit with the goal of automating as much as posible of the building of…

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Ajax and XmlHttpReq Naming Battles

Unfortunately, some people just don’t get it. I’ll let fiftyfoureleven.com take them to task instead of over-stating the obvious.

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IBM Tackles Ajax and Web Services

IBM’s developerWorks on Ajax and Scripting Web Services with E4X, Part 1: Get an introduction to ECMAScript for XML (E4X), a simple extension to JavaScript that makes XML scripting very simple. In this paper, the authors demonstrate a Web programming model called Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) and show you how some new XML extensions…

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