Category Archives: AJAX

Working with JQuery, AJAX, CoffeeScript and Node.js

I often get asked how to get Node.js working with JQuery and AJAX. Of course you can always use something like Socket.IO for realtime, but sometimes you might be dealing with older browsers that don’t support WebSockets and AJAX might … Continue reading

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Using the new JQuery Templates with AJAX and PHP

The JQuery team and Microsoft have been working on adding templates to JQuery. Today I’ll show you how to use the JQuery Templates and load data from PHP via AJAX.

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Submit a JQuery Mobile form via AJAX with PHP

I have a previous article on how to use JQuery Mobile (and PHP) to submit some data via AJAX. With a little modification you can take that code and make it so you can submit an entire form. Today I’ll … Continue reading

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Using AJAX with JQuery Mobile

JQuery Mobile is a rapidly growing framework for smartphones and tablets and is gaining a lot of developer attention. The nice thing about it is we can also use all the power of JQuery along with it. Today I’ll cover … Continue reading

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Introducing WEB2PY: Build a Python web app in less than two minutes

I discovered web2py last night. This is unlike any web framework you’ve ever seen and its open source and 100% free. With web2py the batteries are included and there is zero to install additionally or configure. Its all self-contained, in … Continue reading

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Starting with JSF, JBoss RichFaces, AJAX, and Tomcat

This article will show you how easy it is to setup the JBoss Tools (including RichFaces support) with Eclipse 3.5. I’ll deploy the finished app to Apache’s Tomcat server. I will also make use of the built-in AJAX support in … Continue reading

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Building a multiuser chat application with the Union Platform and Flex Builder 3

Several years ago there was a socket server for Flash called Unity. Well, recently Unity has been reborn (re-written actually) as the Union Platform. The same developers (Colin Moock and Derek Clayton) are still hard at work making connecting Flash/Flex … Continue reading

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Polling PHP with Dojo for the iPhone

This is a very simple exercise in which we will write a couple files (one HTML, one PHP) and use the iPhone to test it out. To follow along you’ll need to have the following: 1. An iPhone (3G or … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Get cross-site JSON via HTTP with GWT and the GWT Designer by Instantiations

This is the third tutorial that takes the GWT Team’s Getting Started Tutorial and modifies it to use Instantiations GWT Designer. If you haven’t already done the first and second tutorials in this series, now would be a good time. … Continue reading

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Tutorial: RPC with GWT and the GWT Designer by Instantiations

This is the second tutorial introducing GWT and the GWT Designer by Instantiations. If you haven’t read the first tutorial, you will want to do that first. Since this is the second tutorial I’ll assume you already have GWT, Eclipse, … Continue reading

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