ENTRY FOR 02/06/2007

XML vs JSON... and more.

That sounds like a horror movie that came out a couple of year ago.

I just digested the difference between these two ways of retrieving data into a web page. There are security issues and performance issues involved with each but JSON at least for me is a very exciting thing.

JavaScript Object Notation ( JSON ) for Ajax Web services by Daniel Rubio

If you're going to be doing any displaying of real time data say from simulation or whatever, this method of streaming data to your web page may be useful:

Moving from traditional Web applications to a new “Streaming-AJAX” style by Alessandro Alinone (PDF)

PHP5 has some very nifty support for parsing XML and XHTML:

PHP and XML Sitting in a Tree by Kerri Hicks

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