[Python-au] Is Ajax the way forward?

Mike Dewhirst miked at dewhirst.com.au
Sun Aug 13 10:28:30 CEST 2006


Thank you Tim, Steven, Richard and others. I'll just finish off a bit of 
essential procrastination and then I'll get stuck in.

Mike

> Richard Jones wrote:
>> On Sunday 13 August 2006 09:31, Mike Dewhirst wrote:
>>> I'm torn between yagni and painting myself into a corner by failing to
>>> bite the (probably) necessary Ajax bullet out of fear (of hard work) and
>>> ignorance (of how much work there is).
>> 
>> AJAX with Python (using simplejson) and MochiKit is trivial.
>> 
>> Complex Javascript interfaces using DOM/CSS manipulations are *easier* with 
>> MochiKit, but they can still be a bastard to debug. I highly recommend using 
>> Firefox with the Web Developer plugin and the MochiKit's logging facility.
>> 
>> You still won't see runtime errors inside complex Javascript programs but you 
>> will be able to reasonably get feedback from your running program.
>> 
>> 
>>     Richard
>> 
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