Archive for the 'Ajax' Category
What can your tired old page, once loaded and used and read, can do for your user? It can preload components needed by the next page, so when the users visit the next page, they have the new scripts, styles and images already in the cache. Next page loads faster and the user’s happy. On […]
When you care about performance, or SEO (or just doing a good job as web dev) an interesting data point is the ratio of page content vs. the markup used to present this content. Or… how much crap we put in HTML in order to present what the users want to see – the content. […]
Here’s my last weekend’s project – a web-based tool to generate images for CSS sprites: http://www.csssprites.com. Cool domain name, eh? I couldn’t believe it was not taken. CSS Spr…what? This is a simple technique used for page load performance purposes. Since HTTP requests are the most expensive thing you can do in regards to front-end […]
Boris of http://www.ajaxplanet.ru/ has published a translation of my article on the little AJAX/MVC framework I came up with, this is trully flattering, thanks a lot! If you speak Russian check the post here. The translation is by Gennady Potapov, sposibo Gennady!
Text_Highlighter is one of my favourite PEAR packages, seems like I’m addicted to highlighting source code. After adding BB code and simple HTML renderers and an ABAP code syntax definition, today I played with adding a JSON renderer. Useful in case you want to get highlighted source code in your new shiny AJAX app. Array […]
This is sort of a framework thing to create AJAX applications, based on the MVC design pattern. Yep, I have a lot of buzzwords here, I admit, but this shouldn’t be taken too seriously. I was doing a bunch of small projects lately and I found myself using something like this little framework, without even […]
Make your content management application fly with the Yahoo JavaSrcipt UI
A funny thing – today I found out that there is the Town of Ajax, a city near Toronto, in my neighbouring Canadian province, Ontario (I’m in Quebec). It would take me about 6 hours 49 mins to get there. Anywone else want to move and join me in creating the newset coolest Web 2.0. company, based in Ajax, ON 😉
How to rotate banners without reloading the page.
Nice XAJAX intro (with working examples) and more from Marco.
30 seconds AJAX intro from the PHP creator Rasmus Lerdorf.