If you’re interested, comment below and I’ll pick 5 of you guys for invites.
It’s a pretty neat service and I’ve been testing it over at TentBlogger.com:
This is Part 1 of The Beginner’s Guide To Understanding Ajax.
Before you actually begin writing Ajax-based code, it’s important to understand what the technology actually is and how it works.
As with other aspects of programming, understanding the technology at a high level can go a long way in helping you to write and debug future code.
The nice thing is that Ajax itself isn’t a terribly complicated idea. In this post, we’ll take a look what exactly it is and how it works.
At this point, you would be hard pressed to find a web application or large web site that doesn’t employ Ajax in some capacity.
Over the past few years, the gap that has traditionally existed between desktop applications and web applications has narrowed.
But if you’re new to development, it’s important to understand what Ajax is, how it works, and how to begin using it within the context of your work.
Yesterday, we covered 37signal’s new mobile version of Basecamp.
On a recent blog post, DHH mentioned the Cinco framework which is an internal project they used to build out the mobile version of their site.
He also gave a heads up on some things to look forward to:
The description really tells all here:
This plugin allows you to modify/switch the current theme with live site on the fly without messing up with your current visitors.
I can imagine that more than a few of us could use this plugin! Get it here: Parallels.