Archive for February, 2014

AJAX: Javascript templating for updating html with JSON response

February 9th, 2014

Updating a web page with new data from a response after an AJAX call is a very common task, but still many developers send entire html chunks in the response to the javascript, probably mostly due to laziness, while others send JSON but have prepared html in the javascript file which isn’t much better and could be a hassle to modify at a later stage.

AJAX: Bring attention to an updated element

February 9th, 2014

Sometimes when you’ve updated existing content on the users screen via AJAX you might want the updated part
flash or highlight in some way to illustrate what part of the page was just updated.
There might be other reasons to bring attention to a certain area of a page too, possibly a missing value, notification etc.  (more…)

Yet another… How to upgrade to EPiServer 7.5

February 9th, 2014

I struggled with the upgrading from EPiServer CMS 7.1 to EPiServer 7.5, even if there are several good blog posts about this already (Ted & Gustaf, David Vujic) it seems everyone comes up with new obstacles so I thought I’d share my step-by-step guide.  (more…)