Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications

Jesse James Garrett writes up “Ajax: A New Approach to Web Applications.” At the core of “Ajax” is the combination of: (X)HTML/CSS DOM XML/XSLT XMLHttpRequest JavaScript This web app model is what makes sites like GMail, Google Maps, Shutterfly, and others so snappy. I’ve done a little bit of work […]

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Apache’s mod_rewrite

In the last couple of days, I’ve delved a little deeper into using Apache’s mod_rewrite to fix broken links, set permanent URL redirects and some other minor things. I can already see how this module is immensely powerful, and I’ve only touched the tip of the iceberg. Here are a […]

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Two Important Firefox Extensions

Here are two Firefox extensions I highly recommend for web development: Venkman JavaScript Debugger This extension will save you hours of debug time. You can set breakpoints, step through script, examine the values of variables, and lots of other great and useful tasks. Download it, and install it. All you […]

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The Regex Coach

This is a great, free little utility for writing and validating regular expressions. It will show you real-time what your expression is matching. Check it out: The Regex Coach – interactive regular expressions

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