Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Symfony “advent calendar” tutorial series

Category: Articles, PHP, Prototype

The PHP5 web framework Symfony has a “advent calendar” long tutorial series running. Each day will cover building a web application using Symfony, so its not all ajax-specific. However, day eight covers adding ajax functionality, so if you are just curious to see how easy ajax is with symfony, check that out. The application used Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 1:29 pm
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3.8 rating from 41 votes

Monday, December 5th, 2005

xajax tutorial and demos: Ajax with PHP made easy

Category: Articles, Examples, PHP

Marco van Hylckama Vlieg has put together a nice tutorial on the PHP framework xajax. The tutorial walks through the creation of a server-side PHP xajax function, and the magic of the xajaxResponse class. Then things are wrapped up with: $objAjax = new xajax(); $objAjax->registerFunction(‘makeBold’); $objAjax->processRequests(); Resources Demo site of xajax in action

Posted by Dion Almaer at 1:44 am

3.7 rating from 85 votes

Monday, November 14th, 2005

phpBMS: Business Managegment System

Category: PHP, Showcase

phpBMS is a PHP, MySQL based billing, scheduling, and client management system. Features include PDF generation for printing, mass e-mailing to clients, repeatable task and event handling, and quote/order/invoice tracking. Visit the demo site, login with one of the fake accounts, and play around to see the app in action. Quite clean and slick. SourceForge Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 10:51 am

4.1 rating from 13 votes

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Bloxpress: A Modular Ajax WordPress theme

Category: Examples, PHP

Mentor has been working on an Ajax WordPress theme for quite awhile, and he recently set up a demo site to get feedback and track down bugs. Every component of the sidebars can be positioned via drag and drop, and you can also remove components using a handy “toolbar” at the top. You can then Read the rest…

Posted by Rob Sanheim at 10:48 am

3.8 rating from 8 votes

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

NAJAX 0.4: PHP Ajax Framework

Category: JavaScript, PHP, Toolkit

A new release of Najax 0.4 has been announced. Najax is a PHP based Ajaxian framework that allows you to map server side functions into JavaScript. Code Example FirstClass.class.php <?php class FirstClass { function toUpper($str) { return strtoupper($str); } function najaxGetMeta() { NAJAX_Client::mapMethods($this, array(‘toUpper’)); NAJAX_Client::publicMethods($this, array(‘toUpper’)); } } ?> Client Page (index.php) <?php require_once(‘FirstClass.class.php’); require_once(‘najax.php’); Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:43 am

3.7 rating from 10 votes

Tuesday, September 6th, 2005

CPAINT v2.0.1 Released

Category: .NET, Library, PHP

We have released CPAINT v2.0.1 for ASP and PHP. This release combines all the patches we previously released for v2.0.0. There is no new real functionality in this version, however we do recommend that all users upgrade to the new version, due to further security enhancements. Changes: A plain text response is now returned when Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:30 am
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3.4 rating from 11 votes

Thursday, June 16th, 2005

Cloning Google Suggest with AjaxAC

Category: Component, LiveSearch, PHP

Google Suggest was a close second to Google Maps in terms of its impact in my own web UI design. I had no idea that sophisticated auto-completetion could be done round-trip to a server fast enough to deliver a good user experience. If you’re doing Ajax on PHP, you can learn how to implement Google Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 12:21 am

3.4 rating from 27 votes

Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

AjaxAC: Open-source PHP framework for Ajax

Category: Ajax, JavaScript, Library, PHP

The basic idea behind AjaxAC is that you create an AjaxAC application, which in itself contains a number of action handlers and event handlers. An application in this context might mean an entire web site powered by Ajax, or it could mean a subset of a form. View the CountryRegionCity example, which uses Ajax to Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:50 am
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3.7 rating from 10 votes

Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

Degradable Ajax Form Validation

Category: .NET, Examples, PHP

Chris Campbell has written up a nice piece on Degradable Ajax Form Validation. In his posting, he discusses how to write simple Ajax form validation, and gives server-side implementations in PHP and ASP.

Posted by Dion Almaer at 9:31 am

3.8 rating from 21 votes

Tuesday, May 31st, 2005

Toolkit: Toxic for PHP

Category: Ajax, PHP, Toolkit

Danne Lundqvist has released the first version of hsi Ajax toolkit for rich clients. It is lightweight and features automatic form validation and fields can be bound to method calls. Currently there is only a PHP backend available. Example myUser.bindParams(‘save’, ‘User_id’, ‘User_login’, ‘User_firstname’, ‘User_lastname’, ‘User_email’, ‘User_group’, ‘User_age’); … myUser.execute(‘save’); PHP piece <?php // The PHP Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 11:43 am
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3.9 rating from 25 votes

Tuesday, May 10th, 2005

Ajax Summit: Thomas Lackner of Sajax fame

Category: Ajax, PHP

He started out by showing his Sajax PHP library. Its designed to be very simple to use and easy for average developers to use. He showed how you use it in PHP pages to easily have access to the Sajax functions for creating Ajax effects. Major kudos for sticking to the 15 minute limit. Maybe Read the rest…

Posted by Ben Galbraith at 1:41 pm
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3.5 rating from 12 votes