AJAX (Asynchronous Javascript And XML) is a popular technique for creating interactive websites, though other technologies (e.g. JSON) are often used instead of XML.

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JavaScript API for REST [on hold]

I have a REST API, which naturally you can just use HTTP calls (mainly Ajax) in order to send and receive data. I am building a layer of abstraction on top of the raw REST API for JavaScript ...
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Storing get call data on same function

I basically have a folder view structure, that each time I call grabs the value of the selected field and gets that specific folder data. I was wondering if there's a better way to do this by caching ...
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Autocomplete search or instant search script for shopify

I have developed a simple autocomplete module for search box in ecommerce website (http://www.cjcharles.com/) built over shopify. Now, as the CMS is commercial, I was forced to use its given API's ...
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Remote control: receiving the command

I want to create a web app that should let users remotely make a device do a variety of things simply using any other device, anywhere, without installing anything. To do that, the device which ...
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Database syncing playback of videos

I made a website last night that allows people to sync HTML5 <video>s (playing/pausing). The way it does this is by using Ajax to run a MySQL query every 2 ...
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Sending Ajax requests and updating DOM

I wrote some ugly JavaScript that is responsible for sending Ajax requests and update the DOM. I'm using it to show user progress of background jobs. ...
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Form validation

I want to know if this would be considered a proper way to validate a form or if there is an easier way that I'm not aware of. I think I was reading somewhere that you are not supposed to use ...
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Securing PHP shopping cart

I've managed to create a working shopping cart and my next concern is security, mostly about the architecture and session security. Should I make sessions somehow secure, if there's no authenticated ...
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Simple AJAX script calling a number

I wanted to create a basic interaction which does 1 outcome but with 2 possible actions: get a number from an other document, by either clicking on a button or waiting a fixed amount of time. I wrote ...
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Improving code for my post handler

I'm currently using this pattern in my JavaScript code. Somewhere in my code I use Dnianas.Post.init. init fires and it will ...
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Handling a double click issue

I've been doing a lot of form submission using Ajax now and being used to it than having a normal submission. What's been troubling me is that I always ran with a double submission issue when the user ...
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Execute GeoDjango query from multiple rows of data and read it using AJAX

For now this is my code, I used AJAX to read the result of my query. ...
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AJAX error function using a constant

I have the following ajax call and if it errors, I have a default error message stored in a constant which I'll use if the response doesn't contain a custom message. When I look at this, I keep ...
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LiveDate version 2

LiveDate has the ability to display the current date either by asynchronously fetching the time from a server or by just using the client system date. It's only as ...
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Send Ajax Request Function v2

I would like to get a full on review on my sendAjaxRequest function. Suggestions for any improvement are always welcome! sendAjaxRequest.js ...
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Building JSON array containing HTML

So, One of my companies developers wrote this. Not me. Alright, it was me. How can improve this puke? ...
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Simple AJAX library in JavaScript

I've created two simple methods: one to instantiate a new XMLHttpRequest object and open the request and another to handle the request. Can you please point out ...
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Class that make asynchronous http requests

I made this function to act sort of like jQuery's $.ajax. I intend to use it in small projects where I do not use jQuery (I don't want to load a whole framework ...
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Implementing Ajax deferred/promise patterns

I have a testcase where I want to send a request to the server every time a form field change event occurs. The implementation below works as expected until I ...
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Ajax Done Callback to prevent requests from interrupting each other

I am trying to make sure my Ajax does not send another request before it receives a reply. To the best of my knowledge the code I will post is supposed to do this but I am still getting a -1 for ...
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My AJAX LiveDate Object

The LiveDate object displays the live current date and has a sendAjaxRequest() function dependency to send the AJAX requests. ...
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Ajax file uploader jQuery plugin

I tried to write my first jQuery plugin. It's a very simple Ajax file uploader. I would appreciate a review of this code. HTML ...
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React Flux structure for a shopping app

we have just started up a new app and we are using React with the Flux architecture, we have done our best to piece together what we think is the best structure for the app and would appreciate any ...
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Return fake jqXHR from custom Ajax method

I have several methods that wrap the $.ajax() method and return its jqXHR, but I need to force fail before even calling the original ...
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Rewriting this function to use `promises` instead of `async: false`

Using parse.com's javascript API, I would like to get a variable number or images from img tags on a page and save those images in the currently logged in user's ...
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Make knockoutjs model simpler and avoid full observable array refresh

The form creates / updates /deletes a category. The category is simple: ID and name properties in backend (Laravel) model. UI: Clicking on a category enables "edit mode": I need 2 things here: ...
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Laravel controller for a commenting system

Can someone review my Controller? I should follow these guidelines: Code should be written with MVC pattern and to use OOP. The code now works fine, but I need to improve it. Also, should I use ...
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All-purposes AJAX handler made with PHP and .htaccess that speaks JSON - Part 2

Earlier, I've posted a question about a file used to handle AJAX requests. I've followed some of the advices given and made some changes on the code itself. You can go on "All-purposes AJAX handler ...
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All-purposes AJAX handler made with PHP and .htaccess that speaks JSON

In a project I've started, I decided to implement some new code to handle AJAX requests. The requirements are that it can ONLY access the /ajax/ folder, load ...
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Is my login system secure?

I am recently making a CMS and I need a secure login system, so this is my code. How is it? First: the HTMLcode for signup and login: ...
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Alternate for nested Ajax requests

I have one button on clicking I need multiple things need to be done, so I went for AJAX and PHP: ...
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Using CasperJS to fetch and fill option values

I use the following CasperJS code to fetch data from an ASPX page with combo drop down box, which option values are dynamically populated via __doPostBack(). the ...
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Creating chat box with comet

I'm writing chat application. I would like to know if there are problems in this code. This function sends message: ...
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AJAX call with repetitive success/failure handlers

There's some repetition in here. I tried making it into a function but then the response wasn't filling up the ...
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Removing popup notification, the dirty way

I'm new to coding and I am self-taught up to this point, so my scope for creativity is quite limited. As such I'm doing something in particular that I suspect isn't the "best" way of achieving this ...
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iPhone notes application replica using HTML/CSS

I've written a web application that is a replica of the iPhone's notes app. It turned out quite well, you can do everything you can on the iPhone's app except for sharing and sending it via texts etc. ...
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PHP & AJAX live chat - alternative ways

I am trying to implement a live chat for my websites visitors. Currently I am using the code that you can see below - a PHP script that processes in background and that is called by AJAX. I am not ...
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jQuery AJAX form using bad practice

I have not worked with jQuery for years so my knowledge of it is extremely limited. I wrote the following form and received a comment elsewhere saying: This is some of the worst JavaScript I've ...
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Handling pagination on a particular page

I have a Java script that handles pagination on a particular page by using a jQuery pagination plugin. Is there any way to improve the code? ...
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Loading and displaying JSON quickly in PhoneGap app

I have this tap event in an iOS app that I'm developing with PhoneGap. When I click on the left arrow, it finds the desired content and retrieves it from a JSON file. It then displays those results on ...
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Performing an auto complete look-up and building a form

I have written a jQuery function that is doing an auto complete look-up and then building the form for me. This is working fine but I want to reuse the code so I can have the form rebuild after ...
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Refreshing / Cycling through a parsed RSS feed every 5 mins

I am working on a monitor signage display and have a "welcome to RSS" feed with just a title and desc. I have code from feedEk that's been tweaked a bit to parse the feed and cycle it so I only have ...
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Generic method for HTTP GET/POST parameter conversion

I just made a method that should handle GET and POST parameters (primitive types) sent by AJAX requests to the server: ...
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Simplify double AJAX request for jQueryUI's autocomplete widget

I'm using jQueryUI's Autocomplete widget for a product search. The data is in a database, so as the souce I passed it an AJAX request. My problem is, that I need some data about the currently focused ...
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Upload multiple files in different formats and sizes from one HTML form

I have a html form with some text input fields and three file upload fields. two of them should be images and one should be a file (pdf). My code is working well but I feel this is not the proper OO ...
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Light, custom CMS for a site

I'm working on a light, custom CMS for my site and I am trying to use Ajax calls for most of the server-side interaction. I am still pretty new to web development, so if I am breaking any conventions ...
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Insert JSON data into rendered template after AJAX call

I have an already rendered template and I want to update it with some JSON data I obtain via AJAX. The template as it is before rendering looks like this (using ...
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Secure authentication using JavaScript module pattern and an AJAXified modal window

This code is not live, but for brevity I'll write as though it is. When a user clicks any element with the class name js-modalOpen, for example: ...
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Database of Pokemon

I've just started to write jQuery and have just written my first code using ajax calls. I'm fetching data from the pokeapi and am using it to random generate new pokemon. I have refactored it as ...