Category Archives: PHP and Ajax

Review: Beginning Ajax with PHP

Beginning Ajax with PHP (by Lee Babin) is a good introduction to learning JavaScript client-server techniques on the PHP platform. Some of the scenarios Lee walks you through: * Sexy client-side Calendars (that can be built / communicate with the server) * Auto-completion (a la GMail’s compose recipient, etc) * Form validation (that leverages Ajax)…

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MyToday : AJAX & Mobile RSS aggregator

MyToday is a public RSS aggregator providing the latest news, views and content on a topic-based collection of feeds, called Dailies. Now it may seem like yet another RSS aggregator but one of the things it features is WML/WAP version of the page (ofcourse its not AJAXed 😛 ) MyToday.com is a public RSS aggregator…

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How vSocial Went from 0 to 71 Million Page Views in (about) 120 Days

Ajax Blog had a chance recently to sit down with the breakout team of vSocial.com. We wanted to pick the brains of the vSocial founding team and learn about: starting a new social networking site, building a large-scale, high-bandwidth web app, developing with Ajax, building traffic/buzz, life hacks, and more. The numbers speak for themselves:…

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Ajax Browser in a Browser – Gollum

This is a neat “browser in a browser” Ajax application. It makes Wikipedia beautiful, simple and lovely, almost more like an OS X dashboard widget application than the gigantically time-sucking wonderful website that it is. Beautiful. Neat use of forward / back, nicely designed. As nice as this is, I don’t think I’ll be switching…

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Ajax without the X? – Good article about combining a generic Javascript new script engine with some PHP to deliver simple AJAX interactions

If you’ve wrestled with the whole XMLHttpRequest part of AJAX you should read this article. It clearly explains the technique of appending a new Javascript SCRIPT tag into the body and using the results to display new or updated content. But there is one problem with most of the current implementations of Ajax: it has…

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Simple and clear example of how to create a MySQL connection with PHP/AJAX

This is a good and simple example of doing one very clear action — sending a command to open a MySQL database connection through the AJAX transport layer. It includes downloadable code examples as well to get you started. Filed under, “Roll-your-own-Ajax” department. In this tutorial I will explain how to open a mysql database…

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Holy Grail of PHP?

It was nice to see a very basic overview (with code examples) finally of how you actually implement Ajax in PHP in an end-to-end system. PEAR’s DB_DataObject is a bit like Ruby on Rails’ ActiveRecord, though DB_DataObject has more of a code generation flavor than Object-Relational Mapping.

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TurboDbAdmin: Ajax-powered Database Administration

TurboDbAdmin is an ajax-based database admin tool for MySQL. It’s built on 100% PHP, TurboWidgets and the Dojo Toolkit. Could this be the killer of the ubiquitous phpMyAdmin? PhpMyAdmin does a fine job in a Web 1.0 world, but I can’t wait to try TurboDbAdmin! UPDATE: Live online demo available here. Requirements and Supported Browsers…

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Build an AJAX application in php in minutes with symfony

Build an AJAX application in php in minutes with symfony Easy Ajax in symfony Overview Symfony has Ajax helpers that make programming an elaborate interface a piece of cake. This tutorial will show you step-by-step how to create an Ajax-powered symfony application in minutes. This PHP framework presents a nice screencast demonstrating how easy it…

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New release of PAJAJ: PHP Asynchronous Javascript and JSON

New release of PAJAJ out on Freshmeat. Check it out, it even includes a nice PHP Google Maps interface tag. Hehehhehehe. PAJAJ Information Methodology What is the PAJAJ framework, it stands for (PHP Asynchronous Javascript and JSON). It is a object oriented Ajax framework written in PHP5 for development of event driven PHP web applications….

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