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It’s a simple but useful tutorial for those who need to know how to load dynamically some static content in their websites via AJAX.
HtmlUnit allows high-level manipulation of web pages, such as filling forms, clicking links, manipulating specific elements, you do not have to create lower-level requests of TCP/IP or HTTP, but just getPage(url), find a hyperlink, click() and you have all the HTML, JavaScript, and Aja...
Douglas Crockford returns to YUI Theater with another chapter in his evolving lecture series. This session, “Ajax Performance,” debunks common misconceptions about the relationship between JavaScript and performance and gives engineers a core focus for improving the performance of web ...
ASP.NET is one of the most popular frameworks for building web site from Microsoft. In this review we collected the best and latest ASP.NET tutorials for several last months. This collection contains tutorials for all aspects of ASP.NET like ASP.NET AJAX, MVC and LINQ.
Whatever:hover is a small script that automatically patches :hover, :active and :focus for IE6, IE7 and IE8 quirks, letting you use them like you would in any other browser. Version 3 introduces ajax support, meaning that any html that gets inserted into the document via javascript wil...
While these may not be a great revelation to many, included below are the web development skills that will get you employed now and by all evidences of their growth, for the foreseeable future. Knowing and being professional in at least some of the skills below to maximize your prospec...
Ajaxify is a jQuery plugin. it can convert all links in a web page into an ajax load and submit requests. with this ultra weight plugin, you can build a complex ajax website with one single line. welcome to web 2.0 world!!.
We've covered AIR application AlertThingy quite a bit in the past, being one of the most elegant tools available to keep on top of all your social networking accounts from your desktop. Most recently, we announced AlertThingy v2 was going to add support for Digg, Facebook, Jaiku, Pow...
AjaxSwing is a web rendering framework that deploys Java Swing applications as purely browser-based AJAX interfaces. It allows developers to implement their user interface using standard Swing components and to expose it as HTML and JavaScript.
A how-to post that describes how I could improve Richfaces performance by tuning the Richfaces filter configuration.
We've just launched an Ajax web app using the 4D SQL platform.
<a href="http://www.openxava.org/">OpenXava</a> 3.1 is a framework to develop Java Enterprise applications in a different way: OpenXava avoids MVC. You provide only your POJOs annotated with JPA and you obtain an AJAX application ready for production.
Ra-Ajax have 100% support for iPhone development. This could be used as the "backdoor into the iPhone", or more accurately "entirely bypassing the very concept of the App Store"...
Throughout the brief history of the web, we’ve seen various attempts to make the browsing experience more interactive: Java applets, JavaScript (and AJAX techniques), ActiveX, Flash, and Silverlight to name a few. All of the above except for ActiveX achieve a certain level of securit...
faceCart is ajax powered java based open source e-commerce platform.<a href="http://facecart.com" target="_blank">http://facecart.com</a><br>faceCart is both scalable backend and responsive UI (Ajax based). It is an appropriate solution for medium ...
ZK Spring Integration Library 1.1 released. It support ZK Ajax based page transition with Spring Web Flow system. <a href="http://downloads.sourceforge.net/zk1/zk-Spring-bin-1.1.0.zip">Download Now</a>
HTTPBuilder is basically a wrapper for Apache's HttpClient , with some Groovy syntactical sugar thrown on top. The request/response model is also inspired partially by Prototype.js Ajax.Request
JavaScript, with the rise of Ajax, is definitely a must-know-well for every web designer/developer. Besides form controls, alerts & similar simple JavaScript usage, you can almost do anything with the help of JavaScript (& Canvas). Some samples are:
DWR version 3.0 The much awaited DWR version 3.0 has reached release candidate 1. What's new? RPC Enhancements Varargs support Method overloading (DWR tries to copy Java's method matching rules) Typed parameters (so you can say new Apple() in JavaScript and pass it to the ad...
Is it odd to keep a terminal tab open on your Apache log? I do: watch “tail -n 100 access_log | grep -v bot | grep -v spider | grep -v css | grep -v javascript | grep -v service | grep -v Yahoo | grep -v fetcher | grep -v png | grep -v jpg | grep -v gif | grep -v Mediapartners | grep -...
This is a guest post by Angela Benton, Founder & Publisher of Black Web 2.0, a site that covers the internet industry from an African-American perspective. It was co-written bij Black Web 2.0 General Manager Markus Robinson. The release of Blackbird, an African American focused w...
Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform - RAP A great framwork and alternative to GWT and Wicket, allowing not only to develop for the Web in pure Java but also recycle Rich Client Platform applications.
Attempting to simulate server initiated communications with Ajax requires polling schemes, which blindly check for updates irrespective of state changes in the application. Comet attempts to deliver “push” communications by maintaining a persistent connection or long-lived HTTP request...
Full tutorial: adding a powerful jQuery table to a Rails application step by step, from scratch to viewing app in your browser. Includes full source code.
Implementing Ajax features in a Java web application is considerably easy if we are using JQuery JavaScript library. JQuery provides built-in methods that we can use to enable Ajax in our Java web application. In this post, the Author demonstrates the Jquery’s Ajax capability using a ...
Cagatay shows us the new JSF version 2.0, explaining the improvements from the previous versions. He gives demonstrations on how we can benefit from the new features of JSF2.0, the changes from previous versions, and what we can expect from JSF in the future. With the incorporation of...
Instead, I urge you to use the Google AJAX Libraries content delivery network to serve jQuery to your users directly from Google’s network of datacenters. Doing so has several advantages over hosting jQuery on your server(s): decreased latency, increased parallelism, and better caching...
In a recent post by John Resig, and in many of the comments, there seems to be the mistaken belief that Objective-J was designed to allow existing Objective-C programmers to write code that runs on the web. It’s been compared to GWT, where developers program almost exclusively in Java ...
Genuitec, LLC, announced today the production release of MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 7.0. The new release, built upon Eclipse 3.4.1/Ganymede, delivers the most comprehensive environment for Ajax and Web Services in the Eclipse space.
jQuery has gained a lot of popularity as a Javascript framework that simplifies working with Document Object Model (DOM) and Ajax for web applications. jQuery provides a number of functions that makes dealing with Ajax easier and more powerful .
Visual Studio is supposed to have IntelliSense support for jQuery, one of the most popular Ajax libraries. It doesn't work 100% out of the box, but you can fix it up.
Why is Ra-Ajax so slow was one of the questions we had at our Stacked installation today, here is the LONG answer...
First off, I think I like wicket, its a pretty neat framework and it has some pretty solid integration with ajax which is interesting. I have to say though that having spent a lot of time on the whole long polling, ajax push, cometd type of communication approach the whole idea of ajax...
1,000,000 Downloads, and Counting... ICEsoft technologies annoucned today that ICEfaces, an Ajax for Java EE framework, has reached its One-Millionth download mark. For the past 2 years, since ICEfaces was open sourced,...
In my previous post, I described a "switchlist" set of components and behavior. If you haven't already, please go ahead and read that post, to get the context for this one.
Hi Kurt, Thanks for your thoughts. I agree that declarative programming is the main style of programming in web based applications, and for XML oriented tasks. But even in web based applications (say in JSP or ASP), we do use imperative code (e.g., a Java fragment in a JSP page)....
Hi Mukul,I absolutely agree with that - imperative code isn't going away, but it is increasingly shifting into being used as bindings for declarative constructs rather than being "naked". Overall, binding architectures seem to give you the best of both worlds - ease of v...
Mukul,Re: your examples -#1. Complex Business Logic. I've actually found that if you break business logic down into state transitions, XML-based solutions are actually more effective there than Java ones are, in part because of the templating capabilities of XSLT, in part because ...
David Walsh posted a priceless and overly useful post about Send Email Notifications for Broken Images Using MooTools Ajax but the only problem with that is that he used MooTools ;). For those that want to do the same thing with jQuery here is the JavaScript code, please have a read...
What is Magnolia Based in Basel (Switzerland), Magnolia International Ltd. is the developer of Magnolia, the first commercial open-source enterprise content management (ECM) system to seamlessly integrate web content management and document management through one intuitive, web-base...