datajs version 1.0.2 released

A new release of datajs with a minor update is available today, version 1.0.2. The most significant change is support for high-precision DateTime values, which incidentally means that Azure Table Storage feeds are now better supported. Get it while it’s hot and enjoy!

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Server-side paging in OData with datajs

I haven’t posted for a while and it seems to be an effective method to get others to do so. 🙂 Today, I’m happy to point you to Client side paging of Server Paged OData Entity Sets using datajs. Lohith does a good and detailed job at explaining what server-side pagination looks and how to…

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datajs at DevCon5

Later this week I’ll be speaking at DevCon5 in New York. We’ll look at how the browser landscape is evolving and where it’s going, and present some of the work we’ve done in layering conventions over REST in producing OData, as well as the work we’ve been doing in datajs to leverage the increase in…

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Thoughts on radically improving web performance

If you’re a web developer, you definitely owe it to yourself to read the Instant email: how we made Hotmail 10x faster post on the Inside Windows Live blog. Go ahead and read it – I can wait. You see, with the right techniques, it’s possible to provide a very, very compelling and performant experience for…

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datajs V1 Now Available

Check out the official announcement. The library is out there in all its glory. The datajs team will be writing a couple more samples as well as listening to the post-release feedback, then enjoying the long weekend (4th of July is a holiday in the US). If you’re near a browser during the weekend, why…

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datajs 0.0.4 is out – very important release!

So, as per yesterday’s announcement, datajs 0.0.4 is out. Go get it while it’s fresh! An important thing that’s worth remarking is this is the last planned release before version 1.0.0. We don’t have plans to add any new features or change the API for the next release. Right now we’re considering whether there’s anything else…

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Network capture with Internet Explorer

Here is a handy video showing how you can quickly try something out with datajs and get a network capture (even if you don’t have a functioning website!). Of course it’s easier if you do, simply enable capturing and run your repro steps through your app. You can download the video here. Enjoy! [Video]

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Populating a combo box from the cache with datajs

A new documentation topic is up on CodePlex with a sample page demonstrating how to populate a combo box from a datajs cache. If the browser doesn’t support any storage API or if the user’s storage quota is full, it still works as intended. There is also some very simple code to disable and re-enable the…

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Latest datajs changes – changeset 8334

Yesterday we uploaded the changeset 8334 to datajs, which includes a pretty extensive list of improvements. These haven’t made it into a release yet, but you can build and play with the sources – here’s what’s new. Adds support for configuring cache sizes. The options argument to datajs.cacheSize can include a cache size in (estimated) bytes…

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Cool tricks with Internet Explorer Developer Tools and datajs

Today I want to show you how the Internet Explorer Developer Tools and datajs make it easy for developers to experiment with code and data. Just follow along in another Internet Explorer window and enjoy. First, we’ll want to start with a page, let’s say http://www.bing.com/. As always, we’re greeted with a nice background picture….

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