Barry Frost

This is Barry Frost’s personal website.

Tagged #ajax

Infinite scroll + HTML5 History API

Experiment that modifies the URL with query parameters on the fly when you scroll down a long list of tweets so you can bookmark and return to the same position.

Responsive web design from the future

“Responsive web design is about a lot more than the size of your screen”. HTML5’s history API, pushState, replaceState, Hashbangs, Ajax, Pjax and other topics from GitHub’s designer


pushState + ajax = pjax. As used on GitHub.

HTML5-powered Ajax file uploads

Ajax IM

A free, open-source, extensible, customisable instant messaging framework, based on PHP and node.js.

CDN Catalog

List of Google/Yahoo/Microsoft hosted JavaScript libraries, including jQuery and SWFObject

Developer's Guide - Google AJAX Libraries API

List of the Javascript libraries that Google hosts

The Ultimate jQuery List


Awesome UK property search engine with a lovely endless-scrolling dynamic interface

Google Ajax Feeds Fun

Display an RSS feed using Javascript (plus some libraries)

Flickr: Lessons Learned while Building an iPhone Site

Avoid JS frameworks, optimise everything and keep page loads/ajax calls tiny


jQuery table plugin - sorting, column-resizing etc. Can build table using Ajax and JSON

Remote scripting with javascript

Ajax won’t let you request from a remote server; script src= isn’t locked down so you can simply dynamically add scripts periodically. Useful for heartbeats and monitoring

Facebook Chat

A write up of how FB’s chat works. Meaty server and programming requirements


Instant domain searching via Ajax


Rating stars for Prototype

jQuery Tag Suggestion

Works just like’s tag suggester, over Ajax or pre-determined

Control Suite : High Quality Controls & Widgets for Prototype

Tabs, Modal, TextArea, SelectMultiple, Rating, ProgressBar

ColdFusion 8: Enable File, Image and Flash upload in the rich text editor

UJS Rails Plugin—Unobtrusive Javascript for Ruby On Rails