In this article I’ll outline my position on AJAX application model and try to provide an answer the following questions:
- Is AJAX just another fad, or will it continue to promote the development of Web-based software?
- Can an application model ever actually be taken seriously when it does not normally allow information storage on the local client or when certain users prefer working in an offline mode?
I’ll also explain whether I think that AJAX will continue to encourage the development of Web-based software or if we should use other technologies instead.
This article is the eighth post in the series that introduces HTML5 to beginners. We’ll design a simple HTML page, that will use AJAX to get a UTC date and time and some other details from a PHP file that will act as a server-side script. [Read more…]
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This is a fourth article in the series dedicated to HTML5 programming for beginners. In this post, we’ll create a fictitious website project dedicated to two existing courses at University of Liverpool. Page will list a a description of two modules that are part of the studies at the University of Liverpool, in MSc in Web Sciences and Big Data program: https://www.online.liverpool.ac.uk/programmes/msc-in-web-sciences-and-big-data/structure [Read more…]
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I was asked us to create a post in which we explain our position on the value of HTML5 frames. As far as my position on this topic, the question is not formulated correctly. Any discussion about HTML5 frames, should be dismissed, as the frames in their original HTML 4.01 form are no longer supported in HTML5. And in addition to above statement, possibly also, because no similar concepts were introduced in HTML5 to replace the original 4.01 functionality. [Read more…]
Testing of Adsense server in development is tricky, as it’s against Google’s TOS to click on any of your own ads. In any case, UI developers need to see the ad units in order to properly setup layouts and this is how you can enable Adsense and make ad units visible in your localhost testing environment. [Read more…]