Thursday, December 28th, 2006

TagBulb: Tag Search Simplified

Category: Fun, PHP

Veerendra Shivhare, who developed Amazon Tree that we covered previously, has released Tagbulb. Tagbulb offers a mashup of search engines for tags allowing searches against just about any web 2.0 site you can think of. You can search via tag using services like Youtube, Flickr, Technorati, 43Things, and many of their competitors. The interface is Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 12:04 am
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3.5 rating from 43 votes

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006

symfony 1.0 beta released

Category: Ajax, Framework, PHP

symfony, the popular PHP Ajax framework, has released a beta of their 1.0 framework. New Features in 1.0 Easier installation and larger compatibility. Symfony is now compatible with magic_quotes_gpc set to on and PHP 5.2. Pake and phing are now bundled with the core classes, so symfony has no more external dependency. It is very Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:54 pm

3.9 rating from 60 votes

Tuesday, November 21st, 2006

AjaxCore: PHP Ajax Framework

Category: JavaScript, Library, PHP

They keep on coming folks. Mauro Niewolski has created AjaxCore which is “a multi-purpose PHP framework that ease the development of rich Ajax applications, by generating the appropriate JavaScript code. AjaxCore takes all the dirty work of JavaScript code generation and provides a solid foundation. The concept is to extend a Generic AjaxCore class and Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:58 am

3.9 rating from 383 votes

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Tigermouse PHP/Ajax Framework

Category: PHP

Michal Slaby has created a new PHP/Ajax framework called Tigermouse. Tigermouse is an object-oriented, event driven, MVC architecture based framework. Its goal is to take care of View and Controller part of the application, but there is also a very basic support for your Model. It encapsulates Javacript callbacks so you don’t have to write Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 6:44 am

3.5 rating from 28 votes

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

The Find: More Shopping

Category: PHP, Showcase

The Find is a shopping site that has a couple of nice UI items, some of which use Ajax techniques. Mouseover the items to get details in a popup Shopping cart built in (that you can place in, but can’t drag and drop) Modal dialogs (e.g. email to friend, feedback box) Automatic sizing of the Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:19 am

3.2 rating from 19 votes

Monday, November 13th, 2006

Race Conditions with Ajax and PHP

Category: Articles, PHP

Andy Bakun read Marc Wandschneider’s “Troubles with Asynchronous Ajax Requests and PHP Sessions”, and Harry Fuecks’s ‘AJAX and Session “Race Conditions”‘. This lead him to post a long piece on race conditions with Ajax and PHP Sessions. He explains the race condition, how it works, how PHP session handlers come in, and building a solution.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:05 am

3.6 rating from 21 votes

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Projax: PHP Generators for Prototype and

Category: PHP, Prototype

Projax is a port of the Rails helpers that wrap the JavaScript required for Prototype and code from Ruby, to PHP classes. Getting Started < View plain text > php $projax = new Projax();   Please enter your year of birth : < ?=$projax->text_field_with_auto_complete(’dob’,null,array(’url’=>’index.php?task=ajax’));?>   for($i=1900;$i&lt;2006;$i++)$ret_val.=(strstr($i,$_POST[’dob’]))?'<li>’.$i.'</li>’:”; echo ‘<ul>’.$ret_val.'</ul>’; The User Guide details the available Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:15 am

3.6 rating from 66 votes

Thursday, September 28th, 2006


Category: PHP

Manuel Lemos has written a post about the details and challenges of an AJAX COMET implementation in PHP. The article describes an approach used to implement highly responsive AJAX applications using the COMET approach, and how it can be implemented in PHP. It also discusses how HTTP compression and chunking affect AJAX response delays, as Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:27 am

3.7 rating from 77 votes

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

AJAX MVC (so to speak)

Category: JavaScript, PHP, Programming

Ever feel like, when you’re coing up that next great Ajax application, that you’re doing the same things over and over again? Like there has to be something better out there to help you make development of common functionality a lighter and easier task? MVC (Model/View/Controller) just might be what you’re looking for, and in Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:20 am

3.2 rating from 47 votes

Thursday, September 14th, 2006

Ajax-based PHP Grid Acquired, Soon to Open Source

Category: Component, PHP

According to this quick press release, Senza Limiti has snagged an Ajax-based PHP data grid component and is already making plans to publish it out with an open source license. The PHP Grid is an Ajax –based table component that shows database information in a good looking, easy to use way. All user actions are Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 3:47 pm

3.7 rating from 96 votes

Thursday, August 10th, 2006

Adding AJAX to a Website step by step, Part II

Category: Library, PHP, Programming

Back with the second part of his postings on adding Ajax to a website, Joshua Eichorn has this new item on his blog today (picking up from this previous post) – a look at polling the server for the latest data with the HTML_AJAX PEAR package. I have a lot more change’s i’d like to Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 7:49 am
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3.5 rating from 38 votes

Tuesday, August 8th, 2006

Adding AJAX to a website step by step

Category: PHP, Programming, Toolkit

In his latest post, HTML_AJAX package developer Joshua Eichorn shares his methods for adding Ajax to an example website (with HTML_AJAX‘s help, of course), and he shows it step-by-step. When looking at a adding AJAX you have a couple decisions you’ll want to make up front. One is what tools your going to use. In Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 1:53 pm
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3.7 rating from 59 votes

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2006

Build an RSS Feed Reader using Ajax and PHP

Category: Ajax, PHP, Programming has posted both Part one and Part two in a new tutorial series, this time with a focus on creating a RSS feed reader by combining PHP and Ajax. In Part one they lay the foundation, explaining how the tutorial will work, what the parts are, and what the parts do. Then, it’s on Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 9:56 am

4.1 rating from 77 votes

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006 Ajax Upgrade

Category: PHP, Usability, a useful tool for locating PHP classes, has upgraded its search. There are a couple of Ajax goodies. Search results appear as a set of tabs – Packages, Reviews, Forum, etc, and the results for each tab are obtained via remote calls. Likewise for result pagination. There’s also a Suggestion/Auto-Completion feature in the search Read the rest…

Posted by Michael Mahemoff at 8:54 pm

3 rating from 36 votes

Monday, July 31st, 2006

Creating an Ajax Login Page with Dojo/Zend Framework

Category: Dojo, PHP, Programming

Alexander Netkachev shows, in this new post on his site, how to create an Ajax-based login page with the help of the Dojo library and a new offering from Zend – the Zend Framework. The Zend Framework is a MVC-based framework written in PHP. A few days ago I understood the right usage of the Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:14 am

3.7 rating from 58 votes

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

Mike Potter Builds a Flash-y Ajax Site

Category: Ajax, Flash, PHP

On his blog today, Mike Potter shares an application and a tutorial that he’s worked up a simple Ajax-based site integrating Ajax, JSON, PHP, and Flex. With 90% of this being done with open source software (the only piece that is not open source, but is free (in terms of cost), is the Flex SDK), Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 3:19 pm

3.1 rating from 31 votes