[thelist] preserve state when manipulating the DOM

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 18:39:06 CST 2005

On 12/9/05, Ivo P <ipletikosic at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have created some nifty UI by manipulating the DOM of a page. I like
> it because I've offloaded the entire UI onto the browser and just use
> the backend server to query for information.
> How do you folks go about preserving the UI state in case a user hits
> refresh? or backward then forward?
> My first attempt was to notify the backend using XmlHttpRequest of UI
> changes but maybe there is an easier way to maintain all this on the
> client.

Why are you using AJAX for an application where the UI state is that important?

Matt Warden
Miami University
Oxford, OH, USA

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