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- A new technique I thought of
November 25, 2005, 1:08 am
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Well, this was so simple, I'm sure it's been done before by someone else,
but I thought of it all on my own, so I'm going to share <g>
The task: create a web-based program that will keep track of names of a
society's members. Easy enough to do, but the users complained about slow
loading. Even with a fast server, the browser's still going to have to
render the HTML, load any images, etc. So I decided to create a page that
data into the visible frame. There would be next to no overhead with the
data transfer, and the browser wouldn't have to render anything, so it would
Here's the demo. http://www.toao.net/demos/membership/ It's been tested
with the latest version of Firefox on Windows and Linux (FF 1.0 didn't work)
as well as Internet Explorer 6. Try creating a new member, closing the tab,
and searching for the member you just created. You may have multiple tabs
open at one time.
but it's a very respectful script and closes its popup window when you leave
the page :o)
Let me know your comments on my technique. Bug reports would be nice too,
if you find any :o)
Re: A new technique I thought of
: Juan Tyutablomiwwwww,
: If I may ask, what browser/OS are you using, Heidi?
Avant Browser, a shell for IE6.
That one was mine but I don't know why te wwwww was stuck on the end...
You should have it search partial matches too. If it did then I would have
seen the entry I made.