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: September 10, 2014 Modern mobile applications connect systems-of-engagement (mobile apps) with systems-of-record (traditional IT) to deliver new and innovative business value. But the lifecycle for development of mobile apps is also new and different. Emerging trends in mobile development call for faster delivery of incremental features, coupled with feedback from the users of the app "in the wild." This loop of continuous delivery and continuous feedback is how the best mobile …

  • Webinar on September 23, 2014, 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT Mobile commerce presents an array of opportunities for any business -- from connecting with your customers through mobile apps to enriching operations with mobile enterprise solutions. Join guest speaker, Michael Facemire, Forrester Research, Inc. Principal Analyst, as he discusses the new demands of mobile engagement and how application program interfaces (APIs) play a crucial role. Check out this upcoming webinar to learn about the new set of …

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