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David Sterry david at sterryit.com
Tue Jan 3 13:41:43 PST 2006

You can take a look at a simple AJAX app I created working from another
guy's code. It's called Chatr and is a chat server written in php that
works with an AJAX(Javascript with background HTTP requests) client. You
can test it out at http://www.sterryit.com/chat or get more info at

It's in very early stages so any feedback is appreciated.

David Sterry, MCSE
Tel 650-773-5942
Fax 650-523-8634
David at SterryIT.com
805 Veterans Blvd. Suite 200
Redwood City, CA  94063

-----Original Message-----
From: sf-lug-bounces at linuxmafia.com
[mailto:sf-lug-bounces at linuxmafia.com] On Behalf Of Rick Moen
Sent: Tuesday, January 03, 2006 10:42 AM
To: sf-lug at linuxmafia.com
Subject: Re: [sf-lug] (no subject)

Quoting vincent polite (vpolitewebsiteguy at yahoo.com):

> Here's a new website, from the people who brought you PHPfreaks.com.
> Any insights into the value of it? Guidance to understanding this
> world?
> http://www.ajaxfreaks.com/

Well, if you drive to Sebastopol (near Santa Rosa) in a week, you can
hear a
lecture about the hottest server-end AJAX implementation, Ruby on Rails.
(See below.)  AJAX can be used to create some great things -- as well 
as some highly useful but also very proprietary things (like Google
Of possible related interest:

 Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2006 08:01:54 -0800
 From: Augie Schwer <augie at nblug.org>
 Organization: The North Bay Linux Users' Group
 To: announce at nblug.org
 Subject: [NBLUG/Announce] General Meeting (2006/01/10) : Ruby on Rails

Hello NBLUG'ers,

This month our own Rob Orsini will be talking about the much hyped and
very popular Ruby on Rails development framework.


"Ruby on Rails is an open-source Web framework that's optimized for
programmer happiness and sustainable productivity. It lets you write
beautiful code by favoring convention over configuration.

Rob will demonstrate the creation of a simple database driven Web
application using the Rails framework. He'll also talk about some of the
best practices that Rails brings to the Web programming table and how
it, and projects like it, are making programming more fun."

Start: 2006/01/10 - 7:30pm
End: 2006/01/10 - 9:00pm
O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA

We are always looking for speakers, so if you or anyone you know
would like to give a presentation to a group of friendly nerds, please
send an e-mail to speakers at nblug.org . Thank you, and I look forward
to seeing you all there at the next meeting.

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