Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Battle of Wizards: Dojo vs. Microsoft

Feeling a bit ashamed of a flashy title, but forgiveness is assumed.

That apart, the Dojo wizard does a neat job with this client code. It works as well as Microsoft's Server control, perhaps even better. Is this a part of web 2.0? The tutorial develops the same pages in both and compares them for eye candy effects, speed, cross-browser use, etc. Please follow this link to the article:

The Dojo Toolkit Wizard vs. Microsoft`s Web Wizard

Do not forget to comment here or at the articles blog at the above site.

Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Accordion Pane: Microsoft AJAX compared to Dojo

It is not apples to apples. One is Open source and the other is Proprietary. Even with Microsoft AJAX control tool kit, browsers differ somewhat. IE7.0, Opera 9.01 and FireFox are compared. If you need the project file let me know

The Accordion Component in the AJAX Control Toolkit

150,000 have read why not you?

This VS 2003 article meant as a tutorial deals only with connecting to databases on a SQL 2000 server. Various connection options are discussed and their implementation details are shown. Data retrieval and data manipulation will be discussed in a future article. Only very simple, but basic code to test the connection is used, and each case uses a different ASPX page. This article is self-contained and complete, a copy of the projects in zip format is provided for download.

ADO.NET 101: SQL Connection

Monday, March 19, 2007

One more Ajax article I want to share

This article shows how AJAX calls are made using the JavaScript extensions developed by the Dojo foundation to retrieve data using the JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) and displaying the results on the browser.

Dojo Ajax with JSON

Animation with Ajax Tool Kit

Get a quick start with the following article:
Explins different ways you can do...

Using the AnimationExtender Component in Ajax Control Toolkit (ACT)

Sunday, March 18, 2007

Dojo button with an image

The code for this is:
<script type="text/javascript">
var djConfig = {isDebug: true};

<SCRIPT type="text/javascript" src="http://localhost/DoAjax/dojo.js"> </script>
<script type="text/javascript">
<script type="text/javascript">
function test(){
alert("Hello, Welcome to Dojo");
<body> <h2>Test</h2>

<button dojoType="button" ><img src="http://localhost/DoAjax/Bird.gif"/></button>

Then you will see:

Saturday, March 17, 2007

God bless you Angie

There are lot more kids needing care than screen celebrities. It was mighty good of you,


ps: I hope it was not just to get publiscity.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

JSON Articles from Jayaram Krishnaswamy

These two basic articles explain a lot of things:

This article explains what JSON is and its constituent parts.
JSON Basics

This compares XML and JSON when called by AJAX

Friday, March 09, 2007

Lakshmi Mittal needs catching up with Bill

Lakshmi Mittal has only 32B, but Bill has 56B. Long way to go, Lakshmi, hurry up. Read story in New York Times, "India Leads Asia billionaire club", Friday, 9th March 2007

Wednesday, March 07, 2007

Most recent articles that you may want to check out

There are two articles on Access 2007 you may be interested in as well as an article on Oracle’s general purpose SQL Developer Tool. With IE 7.0 and FireFox 2.0 providing SVG support you will be seeing more activity, at least in this blog.

How to Use the Oracle SQL Developer Tool

Working with Access Projects in Access 2007
Importing XML Files into Access 2007

Using Sun Java Studio Creator with SVG Protection Status