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  • Implement a Grid with Ajax

    I'm trying to learn how to use Ajax. After reviewing the samples, I can see that you can't implement Ajax with the Web Components you build with Alpha Five. You have to build html forms to implement Ajax.

    Optionally, you can implement a Grid with XBasic. I want to understand how to do this. Can you start by creating a Grid with the Grid builder and then copy and paste the XBasic code that the builder generates into a .ajax.a5w file? Is that what was done in the Ajax_Grid.ajax.a5w file in the sample Web Applications demo?

    I'm hoping that's how all that grid code was generated....and then the Ajax and javascript code were inserted manually. Am I on the right track?

    thanks,
    bob
    Robert Adler
    Alpha Anywhere Programmer/Developer
    Eagle Dbase Solutions, LLC
    http://www.eagledbasesolutions.com/

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    Re: Implement a Grid with Ajax

    Originally posted by boba View Post
    I'm trying to learn how to use Ajax. After reviewing the samples, I can see that you can't implement Ajax with the Web Components you build with Alpha Five. You have to build html forms to implement Ajax.

    Optionally, you can implement a Grid with XBasic. I want to understand how to do this. Can you start by creating a Grid with the Grid builder and then copy and paste the XBasic code that the builder generates into a .ajax.a5w file? Is that what was done in the Ajax_Grid.ajax.a5w file in the sample Web Applications demo?

    I'm hoping that's how all that grid code was generated....and then the Ajax and javascript code were inserted manually. Am I on the right track?

    thanks,
    bob
    It looks to me like the grid code may well have been generated that way... from a grid called COMP1... Either that or one of the internal A5 functions was used but I assume the function is the same as the one the grid component genie uses...

    Btw this is really a web question, perhaps post similar queries in the Application Server section? I spent ages looking for your posts in there because I saw the subject and was interested, then couldn't find them because your posts were in the desktop section :)

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      Re: Implement a Grid with Ajax

      Thanks Andrea. I didn't realize I was in the desktop section. I will repost this in the App Server section.

      Bob
      Robert Adler
      Alpha Anywhere Programmer/Developer
      Eagle Dbase Solutions, LLC
      http://www.eagledbasesolutions.com/

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