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Sortable Lists (revised)
Episode #147Oct 13, 201197 comments

Sortable Lists (revised)

Here I show how to use jQuery UI to make a sortable list and a "sort" action to handle the updating. Top it off with acts_as_list to make it feature complete. (6 minutes)
Token Fields
Episode #258Mar 21, 201193 comments

Token Fields

With the jQuery Tokeninput plugin it is easy to add an autocompleting list of entries for a many-to-many association. (11 minutes)
Offline Apps Part 2
Episode #248Jan 10, 201115 comments

Offline Apps Part 2

Learn how to make a site usable offline with HTML 5 localStorage. This last part of the series covers jquery-tmpl and jquery-offline. (14 minutes)
AJAX History State
Episode #246Dec 27, 201029 comments

AJAX History State

The new pushState function in JavaScript allows us to change the full URL with AJAX. This means the back button, reloading, and bookmark support can be easily added. (10 minutes)
Search, Sort, Paginate with AJAX
Episode #240Nov 15, 201091 comments

Search, Sort, Paginate with AJAX

Many administration pages have search, sorting, and pagination on the index page. See how to add all of this including AJAX. (13 minutes)
Polling for Changes
Episode #229Aug 30, 201027 comments

Polling for Changes

If you have frequently changing data on the server side, it's helpful to automatically display this to the user as well. Here I show how to accomplish this with polling in jQuery. (16 minutes)
Unobtrusive Javascript
Episode #205Mar 15, 201054 comments

Unobtrusive Javascript

Keep JavaScript out of your HTML content with unobtrusive JavaScript. Here I show how Rails 3 works with this best practice. (13 minutes)
AJAX History and Bookmarks
Episode #175Aug 17, 200943 comments

AJAX History and Bookmarks

Browser page history and bookmarks do not usually work with AJAX requests, but in this episode I show you how to remedy this problem using a simple jQuery plugin. (11 minutes)
Pagination with AJAX
Episode #174Aug 10, 200963 comments

Pagination with AJAX

Learn an easy, unobtrusive way to add AJAX functionality to an existing set of pagination links using jQuery. (13 minutes)
Dynamic Page Caching
Episode #169Jul 06, 200949 comments

Dynamic Page Caching

Use JavaScript to allow dynamic content in a page cache. In this episode I show you how to insert the user-specific content into a page through JavaScript. (11 minutes)