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Feb 28

What are Ajax calls?

By Aravindan Chandrasekaran | Open Web

 

AJAX – Asynchronous JavaScript And XML is broadly used for communicating with server using javascript. AJAX allows web pages to be updated asynchronously by exchanging data with a web server behind the scenes. This means that it is possible to update parts of a web page, without reloading the whole page. In this post, lets look at how to acheive AJAX with Node/Express.js. 

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Feb 24

Getting Started with Node.js

By Aravindan Chandrasekaran | Open Web

 

You might wonder why I’m writing a Node.js tutorial blog which is already available in plenty.There’s no shortage of Node.js tutorials out there, but most of them cover specific use cases or topics that only apply when you’ve already got Node up and running. As a beginner, I’ve learned about Node.js that I thought I’d share. Nothing in here is hard, and you’ve got a fighting chance of getting this right on your own with no help from me, but I did learn a few things the hard way and felt I should share them.

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