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This page provides an overview of 23 articles related to 'ajax', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Ajax (shorthand for asynchronous JavaScript and XML) is a group of interrelated web development methods used on the client-side to create interactive web applications. With Ajax, web applications can retrieve data from the server asynchronously in the background without interfering with the display and behavior of the existing page. Data is usually retrieved using the XMLHttpRequest object. Despite the name, the use of XML is not needed, and the requests need not be asynchronous. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Ajax)

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Metadata related to 'ajax' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'ajax': 23 (1.3% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'ajax' across all Ariadne articles: 60
  • Average number of references to 'ajax' per Ariadne article: 2.61
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'ajax': 2006-04
  • Trending factor of 'ajax': 41.5 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'ajax':

  1. pete cliff (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. jason cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. gary brewerton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. theo van veen (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. jon knight (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Visualising Building Access Data

Gary Brewerton and Jason Cooper describe how the imposition of visitor access control for safety purposes was developed into a useful management tool to measure library building usage.

November 2014, issue73, tooled up

Developing a Prototype Library WebApp for Mobile Devices

Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the development of a prototype WebApp to improve access to Library systems at Loughborough University for mobile devices.

July 2013, issue71, tooled up

eMargin: A Collaborative Textual Annotation Tool

Andrew Kehoe and Matt Gee describe their Jisc-funded eMargin collaborative textual annotation tool, showing how it has widened its focus through integration with Virtual Learning Environments.

July 2013, issue71, tooled up

Redeveloping the Loughborough Online Reading List System

Jon Knight, Jason Cooper and Gary Brewerton describe the redevelopment of Loughborough University’s open source reading list system.

July 2012, issue69, tooled up

Adapting VuFind as a Front-end to a Commercial Discovery System

Graham Seaman describes the adaptation of an open source discovery tool, VuFind, to local needs, discusses the decisions which needed to be made in the process, and considers the implications of this process for future library discovery systems.

March 2012, issue68, tooled up

What Is a URI and Why Does It Matter?

Henry S. Thompson describes how recent developments in Web technology have affected the relationship between URI and resource representation and the related consequences.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 65: Ariadne in Search of Your Views

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 65.

October 2010, issue65, editorial

Eduserv Symposium 2010: The Mobile University

Shailey Minocha reflects on the one-day symposium organised by Eduserv in May 2010. The aim of the event was to discuss whether and how mobile technology will play a significant role in the delivery of UK Higher Education in the future.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Usability Inspection of Digital Libraries

Lorraine Paterson and Boon Low highlight findings from the usability inspection report conducted for the UX2.0 research project.

April 2010, issue63, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 61: The Double-edged Web

Richard Waller introduces Ariadne issue 61.

October 2009, issue61, editorial

Live Blogging @ IWMW 2009

Kirsty McGill provides a live blogger perspective on the three-day Institutional Web Managers Workshop, held by UKOLN at the University of Essex, Colchester, in July 2009.

October 2009, issue61, event report

Book Review: Ajax in Oracle JDeveloper

Pete Cliff finds aspects of this work useful and interesting, but he also expresses some serious reservations.

October 2009, issue61, review

Embedding Web Preservation Strategies Within Your Institution

Christopher Eddie reports on the third one-day workshop of the JISC-PoWR (Preservation of Web Resources) Project held at the University of Manchester on 12 September 2008.

October 2008, issue57, event report

Book Review: Website Optimization

Pete Cliff used to think 'Website Optimisation' simply meant compressing images and avoiding nested tables, but in this he book finds out how much more there is to it, even in the Age of Broadband.

October 2008, issue57, review

Book Review: Pro Web 2.0 Mashups

Ralph LeVan looks at a comprehensive work on how to consume and repurpose Web services.

October 2008, issue57, review

Implementing Ex Libris's PRIMO at the University of East Anglia

Nick Lewis outlines the University of East Anglia's experience of implementing Ex Libris's Primo, a new search and retrieval interface for presenting the library catalogue and institutional databases and e-resources.

April 2008, issue55, feature article

Book Review: Programming Collective Intelligence

Pete Cliff tries to remember A-level mathematics as he dives into the fascinating world of machine learning and statistics and how to apply these techniques to Web-accessible datasets.

January 2008, issue54, review

Book Review: Blended Learning

Brian Whalley reviews Barbara Allan's book on blended learning for Information and Library Science staff and educational developers.

January 2008, issue54, review

JASIG June 2007 Conference

Ian Dolphin and Robert Sherratt report on the JASIG Conference, which took place in Denver, Colorado over 24-27 June 2007.

July 2007, issue52, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

January 2007, issue50, news and events

IWMW 2006: Quality Matters

Adrian Stevenson reports on the 10th Institutional Web Management Workshop held at the University of Bath over 14-16 June 2006.

July 2006, issue48, event report

News and Events

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

July 2006, issue48, news and events

Serving Services in Web 2.0

Theo van Veen shows with the help of an example, how standardised descriptions of services can help users control the integration of services from different providers.

April 2006, issue47, feature article

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