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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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Life Cycle of AJAX

A Typical Life Cycle or Process of AJAX Life cycle of AJAX is more similar to a traditional GUI than a traditional web application. It has DOM objects who acts like GUI widgets. The used script has capacity to register even listeners on DOM objects and respond accordingly after manipulating DOM. There is an important…

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AJAX: Introduction and Advantage

Basics of AJAX: AJAX is defined or termed as Asynchronous Javascript and XML. It’s a new avtar of modern day website creation. AJAX is one of the programming techniques which has primarily made popular after 2005 by Google. No doubt about it that AJAX has set innovative and new standads of programming. AJAX has enabled…

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RSS updates via your instant messenger

I thought this new web application immedi.at might be of interest to AJAX Blog readers. It only uses AJAX sparingly but it is written using Rails and offers a unique capability that may be useful to some: the ability to recieve update notices in any instant messaging client when an RSS feed of interest changes….

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Simulating Latency with Greasemonkey

Some specific things I wanted to be able to simulate with AJAX Proxy, with reference to Julien’s approach

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AJAX Proxy 0.2

Version 0.2 of of AJAX Proxy is out – available here. This one actually passes on the POST body (duh). The basic instructions on setting up Python are the same, as described earlier. Configuration of the script has now changed – at the end of the script you would modify; [code lang=”python”] if name ==…

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Synchronous Requests == BAD

Following on from earlier and the first AJAX mistake: Assuming the network is reliable – don’t use synchronous XMLHttpRequests. Period.

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