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Very Dynamic Web Interfaces (62 tags)
Drew McLellan explains how to use XMLHTTPRequest and Javascript to create web applications with very dynamic, smooth interfaces.

Rich Web Text Editing with Kupu (35 tags)
One of the reasons web applications haven't completely replaced desktop apps is that web browsers offer such poor text-editing capabilities. Now a new JavaScript library named Kupu may challenge that. Robert Jones explains how it works and how to add it to your own web apps.

Analyzing HTML with Perl (25 tags)
Kendrew Lau taught HTML development to business students. Grading web pages by hand was tedious--but Perl came to the rescue. Here's how Perl and HTML parsing modules helped make teaching fun again.

Ajax on Rails (24 tags)
XMLHttpRequest and Ruby on Rails are two hot topics in web development. As you ought to expect by now, they work really well together. Curt Hibbs explains the minimal Ajax you need to know and the minimal Ruby you need to write to Ajax-ify your Rails applications.

A Simpler Ajax Path (18 tags)
After years of hacks, tricks, and workarounds, there's finally a cross-browser, cross-platform way to communicate between client and server in web applications. Matthew Eernisse demonstrates how to send and receive structured data with XMLHttpRequest and shows off some tricks to make debugging and error handling easier.