Articles Written by Nicholas C. Zakas

XPath Support in Browsers

Learn about XPath, a small language used specifically to locate a single node or multiple nodes that match a particular pattern.

Ajax Submission Throttling

Ajax is becoming the hot topic in Web programming today. Discover more useful things that it can do for you.

XMLHttp Requests for Ajax

Professional AJAX author Nicolas Zakas shows the benefits as well as some of the disadvantages of using HTTP requests in your applications.

Introduction to the Google Maps API

Discover how easy it is to begin developing sites incorporating maps from the Google Maps API.

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  • On-demand Event Event Date: February 12, 2015 The evolution of systems engineering with the SysML modeling language has resulted in improved requirements specification, better architectural definition, and better hand-off to downstream engineering. Agile methods have proven successful in the software domain, but how can these methods be applied to systems engineering? Check out this webcast and join Bruce Powel Douglass, author of Real-Time Agility, as he discusses how agile methods have had a tremendous …

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