Notes on a web journey

posted on: 05 April 2007

XMLHttpRequest with importNode

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On A List Apart:

While building a browser slideshow object for a demonstration on dynamically pulling image information from a web server, I ran into difficulty with the DOM-compliant approach I had envisioned. A two-day journey into the world of XML DOM support for web browsers lay between me and a satisfactory solution. My plan was to pass an XMLHttpRequest (XHR) with the name of an image to the server, which would return, from a combination of a database and the image itself, a title for the image, a description, and all meta data stored for the image. This data would be sent in XHTML format so that the client could simply import the XML response and append it to some container elements, thus speeding up the slideshow application.

Cross-Browser Scripting with importNode()

tags:

CSS,Javascript and Php studies

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