[FoRK] Google

damien morton fork at bitfurnace.com
Fri Feb 11 01:19:21 PST 2005

Andy Armstrong wrote:
> On 11 Feb 2005, at 01:33, Lucas Gonze wrote:
>> Algo:
>> You have a table of numbers.  It's not huge, it's gotta fit in a 
>> browser, ok?  User enters a value which should force a recalc of some 
>> aggregate function.  Javascript walks the DOM to pick up the numbers, 
>> then uses xmlhttp to upload the data (which is a pretty small bundle) 
>> to a result web service which returns a single text/plain value, which 
>> the javascript stuffs in the right cell.  Clean, fast, robust, and 
>> follows The Web Way to the letter.
> It may surprise you to learn that you can actually do calculations in 
> Javascript itself :)

  Yeah but how would you support the back button ;)

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