JavaScript and AJAX Web Development Tutorials

JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) Tutorials.
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Introduction Regular expressions is a form of pattern matching that you can apply on textual content. Take for example the DOS wildcards ? and * which you can use when you're searching for a file. Creating a Regular Expression You construct a regular expression in one of two ways: 1)...
Introduction Some characters are reserved in HTML. For example, you cannot use the greater than or less than signs within your text because the browser could mistake them for markup. If we want the browser to actually display these characters we must insert character entities in the HTML...
Today, we'll see how to implement a bouncing ball in javascript. The ball will bounce all around the page and we will also introduce a gravity factor to make the ball slowly come to rest. The technique is what is important here. It can then be used in any kind of moving-object animation. What...
While designing web pages we several time needs scripts that check our data and validate it. Checking Email address file is one of the most commonly used scripts which we need for all registration purpose. While checking email, we need to focus on following points. An email address...
We sometimes require to get the query parameters of an URL in JavaScript, here's how we can do that. // get the current URL var url = window.location.toString(); //get the parameters url.match(/\?(.+)$/); var params = RegExp.$1; // split up the query string and store in an //...
Many times we need to write certain parts of our script according to the browser, i.e. we need to detect the browser. Here's a snippet of how to do it. var userAgent = navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase(); var is_opera = (userAgent.indexOf('opera') != -1); var is_saf =...
A look at how AJAX works This tutorial will show you how ajax works and how to use it from a web developers standpoint. Ever wonder how things like G-Talk work? they don't reload the page or use Iframes and yet they always appear to have the data thats coming in instantly. it acomplishes this...
The first of its kind Web Technology Conference on Open Source Technology, WebOSS '07 was organised in Kolkata on Sat, 13th Oct 07 and I spoke at the event as one of the participants on "Building Applications using AJAX". Here I will share my presentation, the PDF copy download requires you to...
It is highly recommended that you are familiar with HTML and Javascript before reading tutorial. Notice that this article is only glimpse on this topic, it barely covers all the AJAX features and stuff. This tutorial will show you how 'Ajax' works and how to use it from a web developer's...
Introduction Ajax, or AJAX, is a web development technique used for creating interactive web applications. The intent is to make web pages feel more responsive by exchanging small amounts of data with the server behind the scenes, so that the entire web page does not have to be reloaded each...
JavaScript is widely used for client side scripting ranging from simple effects to creating a rich UI like GMail. A significant operation with the client browser involves working with the browser window, like scrolling, resizing popup window, detecting window resize by the user, opening new...
Desktop notifications for web applications is a great plus, the user can be notified irrespective of the current window/tab they are using. Chrome, which has the largest share of the browser market, supports desktop notification, also Safari, or any webkit based browser. You can easily...
An XML document consists of several elements. The XML schema defines the list of elements and attributes that can be used in the XML document. The orders in which the elements appear are defined in the XML schema. The XML Schema Definition (XSD) defines the schema of the XML document. XML Schema...
JavaScript, the most popular & most used client-side scripting language on the internet is really powerful in creating rich user experience by itself. One of the best example of JavaScript excellence is the jQuery library which has helped developers all over the world to build the business...
AJAX was a boon to web development and web applications like GMail etc. millions of site have since implemented AJAX based features on their websites, the idea of asynchronously accessing content was wonderful but AJAX was limited only to the same domain (same origin) as the page requesting the...
So i was working on an awesome project when i wanted to extract GET parameters from the URL string. Like in php $_GET, i need to use javascript since the front end is building on an REST API . You probably should ave seen this feature used in google search and may others, but the problem is...
The DOM consists of several objects for manipulating the data. The DOMDocument object is the main object of the DOM. The op node of the tree is represented through this object. The XMLSchemaCache object is used to load the schema associated with the XML document. Some of the methods provided by...
The DOM enabled parser is used for accessing the features of the application. The parser reads the XML document and parses to check that it is valid. The in memory representation of the XML document containing the elements is organized in the tree structure. There are nodes in the structure. ...
There are two elements that are used to specify conditions for formatting: The if element The choose element 1. The if element In XSLT, the if element provides a if – then construct. The syntax of if element is as shown below: <xsl: if test = “condition” >
The include element The element is used to refer to an external schema located in a definite address. The syntax for using the element is as shown below: <include id="ID" schemaLocation="filename" /> The element contains two attributes as id and schemaLocation. The id specifies the...