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Javascript and Google Web Toolkit

Javascript and Google Web Toolkit Google web toolkit is a set of tools which allows the Java programmer to write an interface using Java swing api. Google web toolkit then converts this Swing app to Javascript so that it can be run on a webpage.

Ajax and Websockets Explained

Ajax Ajax stands for Asynchronous Javascript and XML. I don’t have a lot to say about Ajax at this time except to say that it has been a very important server enhancement which makes communications between the web client and web server more efficient. Ajax is a hack on the server that allows the server to send the web client a piece of a web page instead of resending the entire web page. This piece is easily handled by Javascript using the DOM (Document Object Model). The DOM, of course, is the web page stored in a tree model in ram. Javascript may easily manipulate this DOM model on the client side and for example, update only the portion that is displaying data from a database table. I feel that Javascript and Ajax go well with Java technology. I think there is a book that I have t...

Javascript Language

Javascript Javascript is not Java In the beginning, it was called Live Script. Its name was changed to Javascript or Microsoft JScript as a marketing ploy. The language is based on the EMCA script standard and specifications. Basically, Microsoft and Netscape invented Javascript. Javascript is similar in syntax to C or Java. Many Java concepts and standards are also part of Javascript. However, Javascript is not Java. Inline Javascript example. <html> <head> <title>JavaScript Hello World</title> <script> alert('Hello, World!); </script> </head> <body> Main body text goes here. </body> </html>   DHTML Now some years back there was this concept of DHTML.  DHTML was merely a combination of HTML, CSS, and Javascript along with th...