Category Archives: Ajax Tutorials

How to Create an Animated Live Search

“How to create an animated Live Search“, A interesting tutorial written by Steve Smith. A great result with small changes in any WordPress template. The script is made using script.aculo.us to create a nice effect on displaying search result. I’ve been meaning for some time to give a little tutorial on the live search I…

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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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ONJava.com: AJAX: How to Handle Bookmarks and Back Buttons

I can’t wait to try this library out to see if it really does work to enable back and forward button support. Don’t be afraid to read all 6 pages of this excellent article and then download the example code and libraries. This article presents an open source JavaScript library that finally brings bookmarking and…

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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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AJAX Whitepaper – Issues when working with AJAX (Mercurytide)

This is a good and fairly thorough introduction to the world of AJAX programming, cleanly and simply laid out with clear examples of each piece of an AJAX transaction. Worth a read both for new and experienced coders who need to refresh their understanding of this whole squiggley octopus mess that we call AJAX. This…

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Delving into Ajax …

Now and then, I still get client requests back into the world of web design and programming. I’m currently working in the field as an archaeologist, but I used to run my own web business. Turns out, a client has started asking me questions about Ajax … Where to begin? I’m definitely “old school” in…

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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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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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How to Handle Bookmarks and Back Buttons in Ajax

Brad Neuberg and O’Reilly OnJava.com have a nice pice on handling bookmarks and back buttons in an ajax environment. They describe The Problem: Bookmarks and the back button work great for traditional, multi-page web applications. As users surf websites, their browsers’ location bars update with new URLs that can be pasted into emails or bookmarked…

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developer.mozilla.org page

Looks like theres a relatively newish article on developer.mozilla.org covering the realm of ajax. The article is wiki tutorial/link clearing house, and while its still listed as alpha (there are still some parts missing) it looks like it should be a useful resource in the future. And speaking of some parts still being missing, there…

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