http://www.webpasties.com/xmlHttpRequest/

This article got me started.  Where he used PHP, I used Net.Data. 
Depending upon what you're returning, it sometimes makes more sense to
return an HTML response instead of XML.  But either way, it is really
easy.

Mike E.


On 4/5/06, Wilt, Charles <CWilt@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Bob,
>
> Ajax was an option I was considering, I know of it and have an idea of
> what it can do, but I've never worked with it.
>
> Any recommendations on where to start?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Charles Wilt
> --
> iSeries Systems Administrator / Developer
> Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America
> ph: 513-573-4343
> fax: 513-398-1121
>
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bob Cozzi
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 12:31 PM
> > To: 'Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries'
> > Subject: Re: [WEB400] How do I create a web page that....
> >
> > I'm teaching a class on AJAX and RPG at RPG World in May. You
> > may find something
> > you can use in that class, if you're attending
> > In general, you send the first item and qty to the server/cgi
> > rpg program and
> > get XML back from it. Then, using JavaScript, you write to a
> > <DIV> or <SPAN> to
> > insert a new line of text--probably with the item, qty,
> > description, and price.
> > Then you position the cursor into the entry box.
> > You can use the OnBlur() function or add an "Enter" button to
> > the input form,
> > which ever you prefer.
> > I just finished some AJAX consulting with a software house
> > that does hospital
> > software for the AS/400 and we were able to create a "Google
> > Suggests"-like
> > interface by GUI-izing their old green screen apps with a web
> > browser interface
> > using AJAX, RPG IV and my CGILIB (in xTools).
> > Ajax is just a collection of related technologies, not a
> > product, so you can do
> > the interface without CGILIB or CGIDEV2.
> >
> > -Bob Cozzi
> > www.RPGWorld.com
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> > Of Wilt, Charles
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 05, 2006 10:03 AM
> > To: web400@xxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [WEB400] How do I create a web page that....
> >
> > I'd like to create a web page that allows a user to key in an item
> > number and a quantity.  When they hit submit, I'd like to clear the
> > input boxes to allow the next item to entered and output the just
> > entered item underneath the input boxes.
> >
> > In other words, the bottom of the web page will be a history of the
> > items entered on the web page during the current session.
> >
> > The question is what's the easiest/best way to save and output the
> > history?
> >
> > I can use CGIDEV2, Net.Data or Websphere but I'm new to all of it and
> > not sure which environment to choose or how to accomplish
> > outputting the
> > history.
> >
> > I could of course save the history someplace in the database, but then
> > I'd have to deal with figuring out when/how to delete the records and
> > determining current session vs. new session.
> >
> > Thanks for the ideas,
> >
> > Charles Wilt


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