Monthly Archives: June 2005

TIBCO’s AJAX Accelerator Program

At the JavaOne Conference in San Francisco, TIBCO announced the AJAX Accelerator Program. Developers who register for the program at www.tibco.com/mk/2005/gi.jsp will receive priority access to the next release of TIBCO General Interface, version 3.0, prior to its general availability later in the year. In addition, developers will benefit from invitations to exclusive briefings, educational…

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Atlas : AJAX Framework

By David Worthington, BetaNews Microsoft Cleans Up AJAX with ‘Atlas’ BetaNews has learned that Microsoft is preparing an object oriented JavaScript framework for AJAX developers code-named “Atlas.” The first Atlas bits will arrive at PDC 2005 in September following the 2.0 release of ASP.NET, and provide developers with new options for creating Avalon enabled browser…

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New name, new game!

I’ve been reading a lot about the shortcomings and pitfalls to watch out for with AJAX. Some of the issues are real, others are doubts created in the mind when we shift from one paradigm to the other. We’re so used to the old one that fitting old concepts in the new frame seems disorienting….

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AJAX: The Starbucks Factor

Via Neil Kandalgaonkar ran into Starbucks Does Not Use Two-Phase Commit which is one of the essay’s referenced in Joel Spolsky’s new book The Best Software Writing I: Selected and Introduced by Joel Spolsky. When you place your order the cashier marks a coffee cup with your order and places it into the queue. The…

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AJAX: telling it like it is…

Marcus Baker, author of the excellent PHP unit testing toolkit Simple Test lays it on the line: Listen kids, AJAX is not cool; Marcus is goes straight for the jugular, playing the “it’s the network stupid” card and puts it in far more succinct terms than I’ve been cautiously trying to do in some of…

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Javascript static variables

Something I find strange about Javascript; [code lang=”javascript”] function Foo(){}; Foo.prototype = { bar: [], // or ‘new Array()’ or ‘new Object()’ set: function(val) { this.bar.push(val); }, displayBar: function() { alert (this.bar); } } var foo = new Foo(); foo.set(1); foo.set(2); // Alert displays 1,2 foo.displayBar(); // Destoy the object foo = null; // Create…

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Async Requests over an Unreliable Network

If you need a professional responsive website that will help your business grow, then Bigfoot Media is the website design company you need. Based in Greenville SC, they are offer web design greenville sc for businesses across South Carolina and the nation. The biggest void in the AJAX discussion, IMO, is how network and server…

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php | architect PHP & AJAX presentation

Marco Tabini of php | architect has posted a recording of Joshua Eichorn’s Building Dynamic Applications with PHP And AJAX. This is provided in a two part series of flash recordings of the talks (complete with live chat transcripts).

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