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Next episode - AJAX - Got Questions?

by acedtect / November 21, 2006 7:22 AM PST

I'm taking on AJAX in the next cast. Bring on all your Web 2.0 dynamic questions.

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by Micabe2006 / November 21, 2006 9:53 AM PST

What are/is AJAX I have no idea what that is.

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Me too
by cnetter001 / November 21, 2006 11:58 AM PST

I know AJAX is a combination of various web technologies so that you can drag and drop and I think only part of the page that changes needs to refresh, but what are those technologies, do they follow standards, are some browsers better at others for it (related), and in general, how important is it? Is it a passing fad, or is it the future of everything, you know?

In other words, huh? Happy

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by archaeo1 / November 22, 2006 1:41 AM PST

I'm a little shady on exactly what AJAX is, perhaps some examples of AJAX done right/wrong might help.. I'm what you call a visual learner Happy

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here it comes
by aribeiro2 / November 22, 2006 4:30 AM PST
In reply to: Examples?

see that? you can play with it, AJAX is powerful!
try to drag, drop, maximize, or whatever you want with those windows...

if you use GMAIL, you will see a lot of AJAX in it too...

i am a visual learner too, and those are the best examples about AJAX done right... after this, i am sure you will never forget what ajax is
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Ajax Questions
by dizzydogg / November 22, 2006 1:44 AM PST

Isn't Ajax Java based? What are the security implications since Java has had some security issues of late?

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by aribeiro2 / November 22, 2006 4:24 AM PST
In reply to: Ajax Questions

ajax is javascript based...
javascript is just a script, not a programming language... and javascript is different from java! java is a programming language...

i don't know the exact difference between scripts and programming languages, but i guess in the first you just execute the steps that the script text is telling, and the second you compile the code and turn it into an executable file, or into a byte stream to be interpreted by a virtual machine... (like a machine inside your machine, that translates the byte code executable into your actual machine executable)

i don't know about the javascript security issues, but people had a lot of trouble from it in the past...
but don't be worried, you use javascript all the time, and you don't know...

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Hopefully a Great episode
by cars4less201 / November 27, 2006 7:51 AM PST

I have been hearing about this Ajax for a while. But don't really know what's about. There's Tom to show me the light again Happy

Ps. Before that Ajax for me was a Soccer team in Netherlands. Silly

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Commend a new AJAX IDE and ADL(Ajax Dev Library) .
by kingstarland / December 19, 2006 2:07 PM PST

A new AJAX IDE and ADL(Ajax Dev Library)-- JoyiStar AJAX WebShop 3 Beta

Main Features: 1, efficient developing tool The JoyiStar WebShop is a

visualized modeling IDE (Integrated Development Environment). It follows

the OOP methodology and is constructed by many components which are

useful to accelerate application development process. In other words, it

helps to produce mature and complicate Rich Web applications at certain

high level. 2, AJAX development tools The JoyiStar WebShop is an AJAX

development tools to develop business-critical web applications and it

offers optimizing power of AJAX technology. 3, Encapsulated Web

Components - avoid your pain The JoyiStar WebShop provides many web

components to attain powerful functions such as dynamically generate

master-details, user interfaces, web report etc. 4,Support source

insight... 5, Simple, Secure, Standards based Pull-drag developing -

program in the mode of your choice. Cross-Platform - support all major

browsers at present. Integration - integrates with existing server-side

codes and services.

Free for personal version--JoyiStar AJAX WebShop 3 beta
already released and provide free download.
Downloading page link is: Free

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Any Easy Ajax Software Available?
by International Internet / January 27, 2007 7:47 AM PST


Does anyone know of any easy Ajax software. I want to implement some Ajax on a Trinidad news website to make news stories go up faster.

I don't know much scripting which is why right now I use Dreamweaver to do Java tasks but I'm confident there must be a Dreamweaver of Ajax, if you know what I mean.

Thanks in advance for any guidance you can provide,

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