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Why Ajax Sucks Most of the Time!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This article, " Why Ajax Sucks " is a spoof article constructed by Chris McEvoy (with apologies to Jakob Nielsen.) " Here's Chris's list of Ajax Mistakes. He is spoofing a 1996 article by Jakob Nielsen called " Why Frames Suck."

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Nonprofit Audit 101

The NonProfit Times

This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms. Title * Number of employees * Please enter a number from 0 to 1000000. The post Nonprofit Audit 101 appeared first on The NonProfit Times.


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WordPress vs. Drupal … fight!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

And if you want to get more deeply under the hood, both platforms require some understanding of the respective platforms (how plug-ins work in WP, how modules work in Drupal), and probably a bit of PHP, HTML, or AJAX to add bells and whistles to the theme.

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What is cloud computing?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

What makes it usable Newer applications are using AJAX and Flash, to give the kinds of functionalities we’ve come to expect with desktop applications – so it’s just like having a desktop application with our data – except it’s “in the cloud&# not on our desk.

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Basic Tips for Evaluating New Technologies for Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup

This brave new world of touchscreens, aggregated data, and pastel AJAX-based social networking sites, is partly fueled by consumers' desires for faster, lighter, and often cheaper (if not free) technologies. This is the second in a fantastic series of guest posts by the authors of Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission.

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Buzzword Buzz

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

One key development - to me perhaps the most exciting - is an approach to web development called AJAX. This is just what Ajax means to change. To make a long story really short, an Ajax application uses JavaScript to get data from the server whenever it is needed, without requiring the browser to redraw the entire page.

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Web 2.0 Part I

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

After that, I’ll go under the hood, and talk about things like open APIs and AJAX. { The technologies generally connected to Web 2.0 Hallmarks of Web 2.0 sites include a democratic approach to content, organization by tagging, and new, much more flexible and intuitive interfaces.

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