Risks of Web-Based Application Management

Many web applications can be configured through the application. This is extremely valuable, especially for users that don't have SSH access and don't want to use FTP. The danger is that in order for web access to work, the web server must have write p… more »

AJAX Page Load Improvement

The application I am working on has several very complex pages, which take some time to render in the browers. I used the link above to create a 'loading' gif (with great thanks to the authors and contributors). Set up a div to contain the image and 'L… more »

Blog Organization

A blog without any categories may do well with search engines, but it won't help site visitors find related content. If the objective of the blog is to provide a collection of helpful material, organization is vital. Create appropriate categories a… more »

dojo - Smarty - PHP - Synchronizing client- and server-side validation

The following architecture with Smarty and dojo allows you to the client and server synchronized for validation for RIA/PHP applications. Each input has 4 characteristics defined in a (PHP) .ini file - V_input_name = regExp (usually includes lengt… more »

What you can do with FireBug

Debug javascript Examine the DOM tree Understand the CSS Change the CSS in the browser to see its effect See the layout of the page Determine the dimensions of page elements See the page components and understand the page load process View the HTT… more »