Category Archives: Browser Compatibility

A simple feedback of AJAX for beginners

Website script holds large importance as far as popularity and usage convenience are concerned. As an innovative web language AJAX may not be very popular as it has come quite recently as compared with other web languages which have been around for last 10 years or more. For beginners a quick feedback of AJAX can…

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Ajax Alternatives?

Its difficult to claim perfection in anything, even Ajax. While Ajax has enhanced the web experience for many users, and there is not shortage of people constantly praising its merits, it is perhaps no longer the newest standard. Sure, it allows relatively easy integration of interactive elements in web pages, but is it really all…

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CrazzyEgg : Clicks Monitoring

Crazzyegg, is one of the most interesting Web 2.0 applications I have ever seen. To say, it is a simply a click stats monitoring service but an inteligent one. The good folks at crazzyegg let me have an account for their (Beta) service. Unlike other stats monitoring service, Crazzyegg gives an clear idea of the…

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jsquery – AJAX JavaScript ResultSet with securable JDBC server side component

This is a very FAST AJAX implementation using server generated javascript and eval() as opposed to XML. Site includes full source code distribution with working examples. http://www.jsquery.com/ An implementation of an AJAX JavaScript data generation server, http client, and client result set Uses a JavaScript http client to dynamically map the results of data requests…

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AJAX: Dawn of a new developer – Good introductory article on JavaWorld.com

Dave Johnson presents an excellently written introduction to Ajax over at JavaWorld.com. Besides calling Ajax the “crown jewel in the current Web evolution that has been dubbed Web 2.0” (a position we would not necessarily disagree with…), Johnson presents a good case (especially directed towards Java developers) for the use of Ajax. He also gets…

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Particletree · The Hows and Whys of Degradable Ajax

It’s been a long time since I turned Javascript off. This is a good article about building gracefully degrading Ajax-enabled web applications. Basically, make sure you have at the core of your application a regular web-page, minus any scripting or onclick events. Then, build your Ajax features back in from there. Particletree · The Hows…

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Back Button Expectation Gaps

I think it’s been pointed out so much that nobody can miss one of AJAX’s apparent faults – the back button and it’s unexpected results for the user. There is an expectation gap of sorts between AJAX, users and browsers. What does this mean for a hypothetical one page Web Application? Pressing the back button,…

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Common REST Mistakes

Here’s a timely article on Common REST Mistakes. Timely because of the problems resulting from and associated with Google’s new Web Accelerator program.

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Ajaxian UI/Accessibility Issues

Ajaxian blog on UI/Accessibility issues and ajax: We were just talking to a UI/information architect, who was complaining about handling users who have JavaScript turned off, and how Ajax has a barrier, in that he can’t get budget to “write the application twice”. The problem with “working without JavaScript turned on” is interesting. However, these…

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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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