Updating server data html without refresh
Java Script RPC technique has been available to the Web scripting community since the introduction of Internet Explorer 3.0 in 1996 (see History IE.mspx).
In essence, the technique allows a Web page to avoid reloading and interrupting user activity when it needs to do a trip to the server for a server-side validation, dynamic lookup, or similar action.
To illustrate this concept we left a text area comments field that will retain its content without any effort on our end while the financial analyst drop-down updates. The sample application One of the ways this can be accomplished is by posting the form to a hidden frame when the portfolio size selection changes.
Here is how our sample form's main page looks: Notice that the second frame takes up 0% of the screen, which is what makes it hidden.
Google Suggest Introducing Java Script RPC Xml Http Request Data Binding and More Web Server Support for Java Script RPC The Value of Java Script RPC: From Mainframe to Client-Server About the Authors Internet Explorer and other major browsers have long provided the power and flexibility to support dynamic Web applications that match and surpass their desktop counterparts; however, that power still remains relatively unknown and underutilized.
In this article we introduce a Java Script RPC technique that allows a Web page to communicate with the server without refreshing itself and forcing the user to wait for the next page to load.
Dmitri Khanine and Phil Carrillo July 2005 Summary: Looks at creating more dynamic user interfaces using Java Script RPC (Remote Procedure Call) to communicate with the server and update without requiring a browser refresh.(11 printed pages) Download the sample code associated with this article,