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AJAX and table

Muthukrishnan Manoharan
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Joined: Aug 27, 2008
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I am new to AJAX. Can anyone please help me how to populate a table with data that comes after AJAX request in the form of XML. I mean how to populate the HTML table dynamically from javascript.

Thanks in advance..
Eric Pascarello

Joined: Nov 08, 2001
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Well you have insertRow and insertCell or createElement and appendChild

Loop through the responseXML and use those things I mentioned above.

Saifuddin Merchant
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If you a new and are just practicing, then it would be a lot better if you could change your server side code to return formatted HTML which you could just directly use - with something like document.getelementById("myDiv").innerHTML = response.text().

You might also consider starting with a java script library like Jquery which would save you a lot of hassle which browser compatibility issues.

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Surya Kant
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Yes.If you are new to AJAX then you can go fro DWR.It supports AJAX very well
Bear Bibeault
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DWR is interesting, but it imposes a whole different way of working than anyone is used to in JavaScript. I'd not recommend adopting it just for Ajax usage.

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