Wednesday, February 1st, 2006

IBM developerWorks: User annotations in Ajax

Category: Ajax, Browsers, JavaScript, Programming, XmlHttpRequest

On the IBM developerWorks site today, there’s a new tutorial talking about the addition of a comment/sticky-note system to any site. You’ll need to register to get into the article, but it’s a free registration. The ability to add notes and comments to your Web site can be a powerful and attractive feature for users. Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 4:06 pm
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Mike Chambers: Encapsulating Ajax XMLHTTPRequest Calls within JavaScript classes

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, XmlHttpRequest

Mike Chambers has posted a tutorial with code on his blog today concerning combining a set of Ajax (XMLHttpRequest) calls into Javascript classes. The guys over at Fold posted an article on how to use multiple XMLHTTPRequest (XHR) calls within a single page. This is something that I have had to tackle in my own Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 1:49 pm
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IE 7 Preview Release: Download, Test, Pray?

Category: Browsers, IE

Microsoft has put out there IE7 Beta 2 Preview. We should make sure that our XHR code (or libs that we use) make sure to look up the native object first: < View plain text > javascript if (window.XMLHttpRequest) {           // If IE7, Mozilla, Safari, etc: Use native object   Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:16 am
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Kurt Cagle: AJAX, Systems Theory and Climate Change

Category: Ajax

In one of his latest posts, Kurt Cagle, from the perspective of a physicist, compares the flow of natural processes (such as weter) to the flow of data streaming over the lines of the internet. He also mentions that, despite it being a similar sort of connection as normal page views, Ajax has the potential Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 9:50 am
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IBM Leads “Open AJAX” Coalition of Web 2.0 Vendors

Category: Ajax, Business

According to this new article on the Ajax Developer’s Journal today, IBM is spearheading a new effort to promote Ajax to developers all around the world – the “Open Ajax” Coalition. The Open AJAX initiative does not have a centralized structure or website, but is rather an idea that is being formally backed by BEA, Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:49 am
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