Monday, February 27th, 2006

Logahead – A Fully Buzzword Compliant Blogging Engine

Category: LiveEdit, LiveSearch, PHP

Lots of comments have been flying around about a new completely “from the ground up” implementation of a blog that’s, as they put it, “fully buzzword compliant (AJAX, RSS, Web 2.0 – it’s all there)”. The Logahead blogging engine offers many of the regular features that blogging software provides, but has been reworked to make Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 10:43 am

3.4 rating from 50 votes

Friday, February 24th, 2006

Creating sortable lists with PHP and AJAX

Category: PHP, Programming, Prototype, UI

phpRiot has posted a tutorial that pairs PHP and Ajax together (the perfect combination?) to create sortable lists. ou might have been in a situation before where you had a list of items in your database that needed to be output in a specific order. These items could be anything: perhaps a listing of your Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 11:16 am

3.7 rating from 140 votes

Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

TinyAjax: Another PHP 5 Ajax Library

Category: Ajax, PHP, Toolkit

Mats Karlsson loved how simple it was to implement Ajax features with Sajax, but thought there was room to make it even simpler, so he created TinyAjax. Features AJAX enable your pages without having to write a single line of javascript Call PHP functions in classes or as separate functions, you can even extend TinyAjax Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:06 am

3.9 rating from 118 votes

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Ajax Agent: Open Source Ajax Toolkit

Category: JavaScript, Library, Perl, PHP, Toolkit

Ajax Agent is another Ajax toolkit/library/framework created by some old Ajax pro’s (the Lead Architect behind Onepage Portal Server (now Sybase Enterprise Portal) & one of the core engineers behind the Content Express For Microsoft Commerce Server). Their aim is to make Ajax work as simple as possible. The PHP version offers three steps to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:37 am

4.5 rating from 68 votes

Thursday, February 9th, 2006

Ajax-enabled RSS Ticker Box, a Tutorial

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, PHP has a new tutorial concerning the creation of an Ajax-enabled RSS ticker box for the display of syndicated information on your site. PHP is required to use the example script they provide, but it can be adapted to work with any backend system. The setup allows for a box with the latest entries from Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:19 am

3.8 rating from 59 votes

Thursday, February 2nd, 2006

Joshua Eichorn Interviewed (author of HTML_AJAX)

Category: Ajax, Interview, PHP

On the Ajax Magazine site today, there’s an interview with the author of the HTML_AJAX PEAR package, Joshua Eichorn. I have contacted Joshua Eichorn, author of HTML_AJAX for an interview and as promised here is the interview. I asked Joshua about AJAX, HTML_AJAX, his experience, projects, current status,future projects and much more. The interviewer (Hatem) Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 12:51 pm
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3.2 rating from 35 votes

An Ajax Login System (with Help from PHP)

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, PHP, Programming, XmlHttpRequest has posted this tutorial on the creation of a login system by combining the powers of PHP and Ajax. The idea is to keep the user on the same page until they are fully authenticated. As it stands now, most pages have to resubmit the data to a handler where it might be rejected Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 10:54 am

3.8 rating from 145 votes

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

Packt Publishing: Building Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and PHP

Category: Ajax, Books, PHP, Programming

Packt Publishing will be releasing a new Ajax/PHP book this coming March (2006) – “Building Responsive Web Applications with AJAX and PHP” authored by Cristian Darie, Bogdan Brinzarea, Filip CherecheÅŸ-ToÅŸa, and Mihai Bucica. In it you will learn how to: Build a solid foundation for your next generation of web applications Use better JavaScript code Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 12:46 pm

4.2 rating from 40 votes A Three Part Tutorial – Sending Email with Ajax

Category: Ajax, CSS, HTML, PHP has posted all three parts of a series over on their site – “Sending Email with Ajax”. It follows a step by step process of building up the client-side interface (with Ajax’s help) and the server-side code that interacts with it (in this case PHP). Part one starts the process off, talking about the Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Cornutt at 8:24 am

4 rating from 56 votes

Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

PORK.iframe: Form submission with iframes

Category: JavaScript, Library, PHP

Jelle Ursem has created PHP on Rails (kinda).IFRAME, or PORK.iframe. He told us that: I’ve messed around the whole day building on top of moo.ajax building pork.iframe. you can now just do <form method=’post’ action=’index.php’ onsubmit=’new iframe(this); return false;’> and an iframe will automatically be created to update your results asynchronically. As an extra, i’ve Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:10 pm

4.2 rating from 21 votes

Monday, January 16th, 2006 – powerful regex evaluator

Category: PHP, Programming, Testing, Toolkit

We wrote before about some ajax regex tools to help test regular expressions. Recently we came upon, which really is the swiss army knife of online reg ex tools. It supports three different regex modes: PHP PCRE, PHP Posix, javascript. Also includes options for greediness, case sensitivity, unicode, and others. It evaluates your regex Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 9:59 am

3.8 rating from 21 votes

Quick ajax php function reference

Category: Examples, PHP

Phpfunctions is a quick reference for looking up that php function that you know has to exist, but you just can’t remember the name. Just type in a short string and wait for the live update – then follow the link to the full docs at for more info if needed. Response time seems Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 9:37 am

3.7 rating from 46 votes

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

Claw: PHP frameworks get Ajax

Category: Examples, PHP

Claw is one of the latest Ajax PHP frameworks. The latest version of Claw has integrated Prototype. The templates look like this: <html> <head> <title>{$title}</title> {ajax->init} {ajax->autowrap on=false} {tpl->script} {ajax->create_updater item=’time’ to=’ajaxTime’} {ajax->repeat name=’time’ do=$time_updater delay=5} {ajax->create_updater item=’hello’ use_form=’hint_form’ to=’ajaxHello’ claw_is=’ajaxified’} {ajax->create_updater item=’source’ to=’ajaxSource’} {/tpl->script} </head> <body onload=”{$time_repeater}”> <div id=”hello” style=”background-color: #EEEEEE;”> {$message} </div> <form Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:57 pm

3.6 rating from 35 votes

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

Proxy Systems Ajax DNS Tools

Category: PHP, Showcase, Utility

Cotton and the folks over at Proxy Systems have released an Ajax Netadmin / DNS tool. If you head over to the tool area you will find: Live DNS DNS Traversal HTTP Headers Whois Search IP Whois RBL Search Ping DNS Report

Posted by Dion Almaer at 2:59 pm

3.9 rating from 70 votes

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2006

xajax 0.2 Stable Released

Category: PHP

J. Max Wilson of xajax has released version 0.2 stable of the PHP Ajax framework. Some of the changes The character encoding method for the XML response data will now honor the XAJAX_DEFAULT_CHAR_ENCODING constant defined in “” by default. To change a specific XML response, use the setCharEncoding() method to specify the encoding method. Note Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:43 am

4.3 rating from 21 votes

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

Groundwork Guava: Event based PHP Ajax Framework

Category: Library, PHP

Groundwork Guava is a new PHP based application framework and environment. You may ask, “Why another one?”: This one has a bit of a unique aspect because it’s completely object orientated and abstracts the ajax functionality to the extremes. You develop using Guava just like you would develop a desktop app (with event listeners, message Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:38 am
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3.9 rating from 10 votes