Blog posts tagged “ajax

Twitter

For those that are interested, this software is no longer in beta status and is at version 2.0. The URL is the same, but there are less issues than this post implies.

I've never used twitter and never will do, ever, and that's just a fact. I don't have the time, and if I did, I'd use that time for something more worthwhile :)

BUT - and this is the subject of this post - I am developing my own version of twitter. However, it's for a very small scale site belonging to my friend's minecraft server (which is actually running on my server), but it works on the same basic concept: have a wall (...)

New JSON based music widget

This has been superseded by a new rewrite. See relevant blog post.

If you looked to your left, you'd see a new 'Random songs' block. This isn't a default drupal block, it's one I programmed today at much effort! OK, admittedly I'm using the jPlayer jQuery based software to actually play the music, BUT I programmed the rest (ie. generating the random songs without reloading the page, and rendering them into the playlist using jPlayer's API).

Basically this is how it works:

There's a PHP script on the server which queries from a MySQL database containing songs - it generates 4 random so(...)

Ajax photo gallery

This is a necropost. Please see the real picture galleries here.

If you check out the galleries [DEAD] you'll notice (if you're a geek anyway) that they're plain HTML+CSS, no scripting/Ajax or whatever. Thing is they don't work very well like this (inflexible anyway), so I'm learning Ajax so that I can make a photo gallery based on Ajax. For those that don't know, Ajax is the technology (or rather technologies) that allow things like google maps and a lot of other interactive websites to be much more fluid and interactive, and advanced.

EDIT: according to Shaun, I might be better off wit(...)

Twitter Feed

2 days ago

RT @JohnSimpsonNews: Depressing to hear @andrealeadsom echoing the Soviet view of broadcasting - that its duty is to be 'patriotic' - i.e.…