Monthly Archives: April 2005

Firefox Counter using XmlHttpReq (Ajax)

Just came across this. It’s a Firefox # of downloads odomoter, that uses Ajax to pull the latest counter stats. How It Works … the counter makes use of the increasingly popular XMLHttpReq object to pull data from the feed in the background. When you load the page, you call the get_count() function. This pulls…

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Baking Ajax into Struts and Spring MVC

This one’s for the Java developers out there. Raible designs on baking Ajax into Struts and Spring MVC: I see a trend happening here. The next version of WebWork, as well as Tapestry and JSF are all embracing Ajax technologies. By “embracing”, I mean they’re not only using them, but they’re making it easier for…

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Drag n Drop Stickies

Cool post-it note JavaScript hack: Link: drag + drop stickies this is my testbed for playing with javascript sticky notes. this is the client-side part of an upcoming Plone product that my coworker and i are building. currently uses youngpup’s dom-drag library. i’m not totally happy with it though because it requires some inline styling…

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Drag n Drop JavaScript + Ajax = Persistent Yumminess

Ajaxian Blog has another interesting piece on drag n’ drop in JavaScript. Here’s a good set of examples. These scripts are just on the client-side of things. You’ll need to combine them with your own Ajax-foo to persist the results back on the server-side of things.

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Greasmonkey for Internet Explorer – GreasmonkIE

Todd @ daishar.com just released Greasemonkey for Internet Explorer: Lately, I’ve been working on a side project to bring the Greasemonkey concept of user scripts to Internet Explorer. Thus, GreasemonkIE. It’s still in a very early state, and I haven’t had a chance to get in all of the functionality that I’d like. However, I…

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MyBlogLog full of Ajax Goodness

I had seen MyBlogLog around the block before, but never actually gave it a try. It’s got some excellent Ajax features that are definitely worth a look, if only for more cool ways to use Ajax in your app. It’s also a great service and a snap to use. I was up and running within…

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Prototype: Object-Oriented JavaScript Library

With contributions from David Heinemeier Hansson of Ruby on Rails fame, this is one JavaScript library to watch. Prototype: An Object-Oriented Javascript Library (Version 1.1.0 currently out – documentation coming soon, it says.)

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XHConn – A Simple XMLHTTP Interface Library

The term ‘Ajax’ makes Brad Fults cry on the inside, but on the outside he’s written a great Ajax (sorry, XmlHttpRequest + JavaScript + HTML) interface library: XHConn – A Simple XMLHTTP Interface

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Ajax and Accessibility

Standards-schmandards has weighed in on Ajax and accessbility: In this article we will have a look at the implications for accessibility and usability when using Javascript to dynamically update a web page. I will also show how you can increase accessibility for AJAX-based forms. Full article here.

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Mixing Get and Post, Part II (and the code)

The code and an explanation of my hack for doing get and post in the same page of sajax (both run time and compile time)

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