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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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 =...
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Sometimes we need a sorted UL (un-ordered list) in a static page, like a blog, we can use JavaScript to the sort the list. I faced a similar problem with my blog, so I implement a simple bubble sort on the list, the list will be sorted if the browser supports JavaScript, else it will still...
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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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Get The Most Out of AJAX AJAX is a disruptive technology that's changed the way Web apps are developed and used. It allows for interactive pages and sits on the cutting edge of current Web trends. Although the term AJAX is relatively new, the technologies behind it are not. For many years the...
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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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An operator is a symbol applied to data values that causes the computer to carry out a specific operation on that data . In VBScript, operators are used to perform an operation. For example, an operator could be used to assign a value to a variable. An operator could also be used to compare two...
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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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Introduction The throw statement allows you to create an exception. If you use this statement together with the try...catch statement, you can control program flow and generate accurate error messages. Use the throw statement to throw an exception. When you throw an exception,...
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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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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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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...
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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. ...
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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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When the user creates a document in HTML, the browser is capable of understanding and using the tags. When XML is used, the browser does not know how to display the elements. The XSL language is used for this purpose. The XSL language has two parts as follows XSL Transformation (XSLT): The...
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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...
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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...
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