JavaScript and AJAX Web Development Tutorials

JavaScript, jQuery and AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) Tutorials.
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Well all would have at some point of time needed to make a timer in JavaScript. I have made a timer in Javascript. The script shows the timer in the status bar,you can modify it to display the timer anywhere you want. Check out the code below: var mins,secs,TimerRunning,TimerID; ...
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Sometimes, we do not want people to copy the text on some of our web pages, here is a script which prevents user (not advanced users) from selecting the text. For better results put the JavaScript code inline and not in a separate JS file. // specify allowed tags for some browsers var...
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Sometimes we need the user to enter only numbers in a text field, so I have some up with a small piece of JavaScript to do exactly that. It works for both IE and Firefox. function onlyNumbers(evt) { var e = event || evt; // for trans-browser compatibility var charCode = e.which ||...
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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...
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Arrays are one way of keeping a program more organized. They allow you to do some things that are difficult without them. Arrays are usually a group of the same variable type that use an index number to distinguish them from each other. Suppose you wanted to write out 5 names, and use variables for...
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Introduction The second type of procedure is called a function. Like a subroutine, a function also holds a series of VBScript statements. The only difference is that a function actually returns a value to the code statement that called it. A function is a block of code that can be called from...
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Programming errors are a fact of life, but pulling your hair out while tracking down these errors should not be. More robust development languages such as Java and the .NET family of languages have development environments that simplify the process of tracking down problems. JavaScript developers...
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XML was developed and introduced as a vehicle for data interchange, but not all developers embraced it with open arms. Some developers actually opted to develop alternatives. One such alternative is JSON (http://www.json.org/) (JavaScript Object Notation). In this article, I take a closer look at...
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JavaScript is the scripting language and is used for the web. It is used webpages for validating forms,adding different functionalities , for detecting different browsers and creating cookies. One can also improve the design of web page using JavaScript. With the help of JavaScript one can work on...
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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...
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Non-JavaScript Programmers find it difficult to have fancy drop down menu's but not any more. Today I will show you how easy it is to create a simple yet very SEO Friendly Drop Down Menu Using JQuery. The idea of this article came from the thread started by siddharthrkulkarni on Drop Down Menu....
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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There are multiple ways to attach an event handler in jQuery but all of them does not function exactly the same way. If there are elements created after DOM is loaded, then not all the events associated with them would be triggered if you have not attached the event handlers correctly. Example ...
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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...
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Json data parsing is one of the most common uses for your android application. In frequent cases, you will be given an api or url with information encoded in json format and parse the information from your application. For example, almost all news feed application have to parse json data from...
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XML is used for designing the web pages in an application. XML means Extensible Markup Language. It is a markup language containing tags to define data. The tags used in the language contain the content specific meaning. The data is stored in a structured format. XML is a cross platform, hardware...
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