AJAX Articles

Yahoo Messenger in Mail and Google AJAX News Bar

Yahoo has started integrating Yahoo Messenger into Yahoo Mail, just like Google did with Gmail over a year ago. Because of Yahoo’s cool tabbed IM interface, the IM window is full size, supersized even, making for lots of room for avatars, rich text editing controls, and timestamps.

Groovy News: Sun Throws Woodstock

Project Woodstock from Sun Microsystems arrives as a new open source project for developing enterprise-level web applications.

Ajax Applications – Immune to Clickbots?

I’ve been playing with GMail and Google Reader lately and becoming more accustomed to the AJAX/Javascript interfaces. Which got me to thinking how good are they at separating humans from clickbots.

HitTail suggestions – Rails Ajax Radio

In the last few days, I have been using HitTail to make capture my search referrals.

Creating Web2.0 Apps w/ AJAX & Clientside HTTP Requests

Web2.0 is a term coined to refer to web applications that run without visible page refreshes. A normal website functions by delivering pages of information, with links that allow a user to move from page to page.

Ajax-Enabled App Exploitation Framework

Reading an interesting paper from Wisec Italy, who presented a paper on an exploitation framework for Ajax and Web 2.0.

Google Slips SOAP Away From SEM

Google stopped issuing keys for its SOAP Search API in early December, in favor of promoting its Ajax Search API for developers who want access to Google results. Or is it?

Google replaces SOAP API with AJAX one

Mark Lucovsky, of Google, posted that Google has replaced its SOAP API with its AJAX Search API.

AJAXing Google’s SOAP API

There are many webmasters who leverage Google’s search results and other related data by using their SOAP API. However, what are these folks to do now that Google is no longer supporting it?

The Growing Irrelevance of Page Views

I’ve been suggesting for a while to clients and workshop audiences that page views are increasingly irrelevant.

Hanging Out At Google

I gotta remember to keep trips to Google down to under two hours. Why? My head starts hurting.

Building Server Side AJAX Suggestions with script.aculo.us
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I’m a big fan of the script.aculo.us javascript library.

AJAX and Search Engines

In the light of the immense popularity AJAX has received and the emerging tools like Atlas and AJAX.NET, I thought it was the right time to talk about the implications on search engine behaviour on AJAX enabled websites.

AJAX Security

In the last 3 months there have been 11 million articles found by Google that have been written about Ajax security.

Atlas – the AJAX Engine for ASP.NET

Atlas is an ASP.NET control collection for creating AJAX enabled websites. It is also developed by the man who brought us ASP.NET some years ago, the one and only Scott Guthrie.

Spry Built-in Variables for Datasets

This is mainly for my own reference – but as I always have trouble finding it – I thought I’d share.

Why AJAX Websites Taste Like Fast Food

If you have ever bought a hamburger and fries from an efficient fast-food outlet, you will easily understand the web development concept called ‘AJAX’ (Asynchronous JavaScript And XML)…

AJAX with Clickscapes

The Web Design Firm Preation has recently released a new analytics product called Clickscapes which tracks visitors’ activity on a website through the use of click tracking and heatmaps.

ASP.NET Client-Callback – Simplicity vs. Performance

In light of the rising popularity of AJAX during the last couple of years, Microsoft wanted to include the feature natively into ASP.NET’s object model.

Fun Little AJAX/Internet Explorer Issue
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A few days ago I mentioned a little issue I ran into with Spry.

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