Articles tagged Ajax

Combining PHP, JSON and jQuery Screencast Video

Combining PHP, JSON and jQuery Screencast
In this screencast I'll show you how simple it is to make PHP communicate with a JSON data source using jQuery's Ajax functionality.

Detecting Ajax Requests With PHP Snippet

In this PhpRiot Snippet I will show you how you can check if a HTTP request is an Ajax request.

Eight Weeks of Prototype: Week 5, Ajax with Prototype

In addition to all of the other useful classes Prototype gives to developers, it also provides a number of classes and methods for development of Ajax-enabled web applications. That is, it allows developers to easily perform HTTP sub-requests using XmlHttpRequest and to handle the response accordingly. In this article I will show you how Prototype makes Ajax development for developers by covering the functionality it provides. Additionally, I will show you how to easily transfer data between your JavaScript code and web server using JSON data.

Monitoring File Uploads using Ajax and PHP

Because of the limitations of HTTP, it is difficult to monitor the status of files as they are uploaded via HTML forms. While other programming languages have built-in methods to monitor file uploads, PHP does not. This article shows how to implement such a solution in PHP. We will use Ajax to retrieve information about a file as it is being uploaded and display the progress back to the user.

Creating Sortable Lists With PHP And Ajax

You might have been in a situation before where you had a list of items in your database that needed to be output in a specific order. These items could be anything: perhaps a listing of your favourite movies or your favourite books. For whatever reason, you want them ordered in a custom way that can't be determined automatically (such as alphabetical). This article covers the implementation of a system that lets you easily define the order of such a list.

Cloning Google Suggest With Ajaxac

This article covers how to implement a system such as Google Suggest using JavaScript, CSS and PHP. To aid us in this process we will be using AjaxAC, an open-source framework written in PHP used to develop AJAX style applications. We will be implementing a clone of this application, from start to finish. This begins with setting up our frontend HTML file and CSS styles, creating our AjaxAC GoogleSuggestCloneJax application, and then linking it all together.