This week's book giveaways are in the Jython/Python and Object-Oriented programming forums. We're giving away four copies each of Machine Learning for Business: Using Amazon SageMaker and Jupyter and Object Design Style Guide and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
We use pushlets with some success for our dynamic HTML updates in a web application. Specifically, anytime new alerts are added to a database table, the JSP frame we use to display them realtime is updated. I know very little of AJAX apart from the buzzword. Can this tech help me reduce the overhead involved with pushlets?
Note that the possibly extensive HTML for the form itself is not resent to the browser, nor is the browser screen repainted, the data in the form widgets (or any other HTML elements on the page) are changed with a user experience that is much more like a desktop application.
I don't see any reason why the Pushlet and AJAX can't work together.
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