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50 Excellent AJAX Tutorials

AJAX provides Web developers with plenty of opportunities to enhance the user experience and improve the performance of their websites. There are countless ways that AJAX can be used, and fortunately there are plenty of good and useful AJAX tutorials out there to help you with your own implementation.

This post serves as a collection of useful tutorials on working with AJAX in a wide variety of ways. You’ll find tutorials on working with forms, building shopping carts, creating chat features, working with log-ins and usernames and much more.

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Useful AJAX Tutorials

Build an AJAX-Powered Shopping Cart
NETTUTS shows us how to build an AJAX-powered shopping cart using PHP, jQuery and some plug-ins.

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80+ AJAX-Solutions For Professional Coding

Web-developers can create amazing web-applications with AJAX. Stikkit, Netvibes, GMail and dozens of further web-projects offer a new level of interactivity we’ve used to give up the idea of. Modern web-applications can be designed with enhanced user interfaces and functionalities, which used to be the privelege of professional desktop-applications. AJAX makes it possible to create more interactive, more responsive and more flexible web-solutions. And it’s the first step towards rich internet applications of the future.

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML isn’t a new programming language, as it is often mistakingly called. Basically, AJAX is a set of XHTML, CSS, DOM, XMLHttpRequest and XML, put together and used together for the same purpose – to improve the user-server-interaction.

In this article we’d like to present a list of over 90 useful AJAX-based techniques you should always have ready to hand developing AJAX-based web-applications. Auto-completion, instant field editing, menus, calendars, interactive elements, visual effects, animation, basic javascripts, as well as an extensive developer’s suite should give you a useful and powerful toolbox you can use every day, without a need to go through hundreds of AJAX-related bookmarks.

You may also want to take a look at the article 60 More Ajax and Javascript Solutions For Professional Coding.

AJAX Auto Completer

1. AJAX AutoSuggest: An AJAX auto-complete text field

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AJAX, DHTML and JavaScript Libraries

Ajax, DHTML and JavaScript components are important in the era of Web 2.0. Recent Web-applications tend to use them to provide more interactivity and guarantee better functionality. But what Javascript libraries can be used for a new web-project? What functions, effects and useful techniques are actually provided by them? We deliver answers.

The result is an extensive list with over 60 Ajax, Javascript and DHTML Libraries – with detailed description. Links checked on May/07 2008 – screenshots added.

  • AjaxAC
    AjaxAC is an open-source framework written in PHP, used to develop/create/generate AJAX applications. The fundamental idea behind AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript And XML) is to use the XMLHttpRequest object to change a web page state using background HTTP sub-requests without reloading the entire page.
  • Ajax.NET Professional
    Ajax.NET Professional (AjaxPro) is one of the first AJAX frameworks available for Microsoft ASP.NET and is working with .NET 1.1 and 2.0.
  • AjaxRequest Library
    AjaxRequest is a layer over the XMLHttpRequest functionality which makes the communication between Javascript and the server easier for developers.
  • AHAH: Asychronous HTML and HTTP
    AHAH is a very simple technique for dynamically updating web pages using JavaScript. It involves using XMLHTTPRequest to retrieve (X)HTML fragments which are then inserted directly into the web page, whence they can be styled using CSS
  • dojo, the Javascript Toolkit Dojo is the Open Source Javascript toolkit that makes professional web development better, easier, and fasterScreenshot
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