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Social Bookmarking in Blogger: Part 2

by Lee Jordan | February 2009 | Content Management Java

In the previous part of the article we saw the Working of Social Bookmarking and discussed how to Add Bookmarks to Blogs.

In this part by Lee Jordan, we will continue with the addition of Bookmarks to Blogs and see how to attract readers with Links.

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AJAX and Connection Manager with Yahoo User Interface (YUI)

by Dan Wellman | February 2009 | AJAX Open Source Web Development

The YUI Connection Manager utility provides an almost unequalled interface to AJAX scripting methods used today among the many JavaScript libraries available. It handles the creation of a cross-platform XHR object and provides an easy mechanism for reacting to success and failure responses among others. It handles common HTTP methods such as GET and POST with equal ease for negotiating cross-domain requests. In this article by Dan Wellman, we will explore the functionality of the YUI Connection Manager for providing an excellent interface to AJAX.

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How to Add Flair to your Actions with jQuery

by Jonathan Chaffer Karl Swedberg | February 2009 | AJAX Open Source Web Development

If actions speak louder than words, then in the JavaScript world, effects make actions speak louder still. With jQuery, we can easily add impact to our actions through a set of simple visual effects, and even craft our own, more sophisticated animations.

jQuery effects certainly add flair, as is evident when we see elements gradually slide into view instead of appearing all at once. However, they can also provide important usability enhancements that help orient the user when there is some change on a page (especially common in AJAX applications). In this article by Jonathan Chaffer and Karl Swedberg, we will explore a number of these effects and combine them in interesting ways.

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Social Bookmarking in Blogger: Part 1

by Lee Jordan | February 2009 | Content Management Java

Blogging is not done in a vacuum. We are all looking for ways to attract readers and share our message. Social bookmarking will help you find new readers and measure successful posts. In this part of the article by Lee Jordan, we will see the working of Social Bookmarking. We will also discuss how to add Bookmarks to Blogs.

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The Multi-Table Query Generator using phpMyAdmin and MySQL

by Marc Delisle | February 2009 | PHP

The Search pages in the Database or Table view are intended for single-table lookups. This article by Marc Delisle, covers the multi-table Query by example (QBE) feature available in the Database view.

Many phpMyAdmin users work in the Table view, table-by-table, and thus tend to overlook the multi-table query generator, which is a wonderful feature for fine-tuning queries. The query generator is useful not only in multi-table situations but also for a single table. It enables us to specify multiple criteria for a column, a feature that the Search page in the Table view does not possess.

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