Tag Archives: ajax

More New Features from Mon.itor.us

I recently wrote about a web-based service called Mon.itor.us that can monitor your servers, 24/7 – sending you an email notification if any of them stop responding. Well, they noticed my review, and i’m not sure if it was just a coincidence, but the next time i logged into their system – there were even [...]

Monitoring, Monitorus, Montastic – Server Uptime Anyone?

Here’s a couple of neato services that you can use to monitor any web server’s uptime throughout the day. I’ve been looking for a free service like this for a while now. Web-based software that would track the response times of your servers from various points on the internet, giving you a “true” feel for [...]

Netvibes is on the move again

The Netvibes team seems to like to put out features in large spurts. A few months ago i wrote about 4 awesome new features added in 7 days, yesterday i noticed a whole lot more. Now there’s even more new features and upgrades to existing modules. i’ve since registered for an account and log in [...]

NetVibes: 4 new features in 7 days

[ page last updated: Dec. 30, 2005. ] Count ‘em, 4 new features added to NetVibes in the last 7 days – now that’s just impressive. I’ve actually been casually using netvibes to for simple stuff like checking the weather and comparing prices between 2 similar products (like ipod nano vs. ipod mini prices). I [...]

WordPress Plugin: Extended Live Archive | setup

I just installed Sons Of Skadi’s Extended Live Archive plugin for wordpress because the archives page on this site was getting a little out of control and i wanted to test out a few wordpress plugins that might help to make things a little bit more usable. The Extended Live Archive plugin uses javascript and [...]

AJAX and the Yahoo Mindset

i’ve seen a lot of search engines.. but why should i bother to use them, why should i bother to visit them even once? everybody knows that Google is the center of the web universe. Right? i guess.. but yesterday i stumbled onto something new. it represented a change in the way we have been [...]

Web 2.0 – Where are you?

As a follow up to the earlier post entitled AJAX: A Closer Look, i decided to dig deeper into this new technique and the trends in web design / programming that appear to be emerging. The term Web 2.0 is commonly used to refer to a new generation of web applications and systems.

AJAX: A Closer look

AJAX or Asynchronous JavaScript and XML is a term describing a web development technique for creating interactive web applications..