Monday, June 6th, 2005

MacRumorsLive shares new Ajax architecture

Category: Ajax, Editorial, XmlHttpRequest

MacRumorsLive.com will be using an Ajax “live ticker” page for people to follow the news during the keynote address from Steve Jobs at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference, where he is expected to announce the switch to Intel Chips. Users are known to keep refreshing on events such as these, and now there is no need. MacRumors will be pushing the information down to you so you can sit back and watch.

Interestingly, they have detailed the design of this example at http://www.macrumorslive.com/about where they talk abouto backwards compatibility, XHR, and more.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:22 am
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