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XML in wireless, portable and embedded devices.

Mobile Resource Categories from the XML.com Resource Guide

Embedded Systems
P2P (Peer-to-Peer)
Voice Browsers
VoiceXML Tutorials
WAP Software
WML Tutorials


Flash to the Rescue By Jason Levitt
Using Flash, Jason Levitt shows another variation of a workaround to the limitations of XMLHttpRequest object, the foundation of Ajax. [Jun. 28, 2006]

Prototype: Easing AJAX's Pain By Bruce Perry
Bruce Perry introduces us to Prototype, a JavaScript library that makes AJAX development faster and easier. [Apr. 5, 2006]

Seattle Movie Finder: An AJAX- and REST-Powered Virtual Earth Mashup By Dare Obasanjo
Dare Obasanjo shows us how to use Microsoft's Virtual Earth service in an AJAX-powered mashup that locates movies and theaters in Seattle. [Mar. 1, 2006]

All Aboard AJAX, HTML Canvas, and the Supertrain By Dave Hoover
Dave Hoover shows us how to use AJAX, Ruby, and the new HTML canvas element to add simple animation and interactivity to web apps. [Jan. 18, 2006]

JSON and the Dynamic Script Tag: Easy, XML-less Web Services for JavaScript By Jason Levitt
Jason Levitt returns with a piece explaining how to use AJAX and JSON to interact with web services from JavaScript in a seamless, cross-domain, cross-browser fashion. [Dec. 21, 2005]

Tuning AJAX By Dave Johnson
AJAX is all the rage and it's being used for non-trivial applications. But do you know what's fast and what's slow in AJAX? Get ready to tune your AJAX apps. [Nov. 30, 2005]

Fixing AJAX: XMLHttpRequest Considered Harmful By Jason Levitt
Jason Levitt shows us how to work around XmlHttpRequest restrictions in order to get more joy from third-party web services. [Nov. 9, 2005]

Is AJAX Here to Stay? By Jordan Frank
Jordan Frank takes a high-level look at the way AJAX is changing the Web and whether it's a technology that's going to stick around. [Oct. 5, 2005]

Life After Ajax? By Micah Dubinko
Micah Dubinko says that the way Ajax technologies are presently deployed will eventually run into complexity barriers. It's time, he claims, for more declarative, markup-based alternative strategies. [Jun. 29, 2005]

Errors and AJAX By Joshua Gitlin
AJAX is hot, but is it real? How mature are the techniques, and can you use them right now? Joshua Gitlin offers a method for trapping client-side JavaScript errors and logging them, server-side, with AJAX. [May. 11, 2005]

Very Dynamic Web Interfaces By Drew McLellan
Drew McLellan explains how to use XMLHTTPRequest and Javascript to create web applications with very dynamic, smooth interfaces. [Feb. 9, 2005]

Developing Wireless Content using XHTML Mobile By Jean-Luc David
XHTML Mobile provides an answer to the proliferation of incompatible mobile markup solutions. Find out how to make mobile content, and ensure backwards compatibility. [Apr. 14, 2004]

Binary Waltz, Play On By Robin Berjon
Robin Berjon argues that work at the W3C on binary XML must press on, in order to avoid the proprietary chaos that will result from a lack of standards in this area. [Jan. 28, 2004]

A Web Services Strategy for Mobile Phones By Nasseam Elkarra
Planning to deploy information services on mobile phones? This article gives an overview of the various technologies and routes available for mobile web service development. [Aug. 19, 2003]

Low Bandwidth SOAP By Jeff McHugh
Using web services on low resource J2ME devices is possible through Enhydra.org's KSOAP classes. This article shows you how to create lightweight web service clients and servers. [Aug. 19, 2003]

Binary XML, Again By Kendall Grant Clark
The old chestnut of a binary encoding for XML has cropped up once more, this in time in serious consideration by the W3C. Kendall Clark comments on the announcement of the W3C's Binary XML Workshop. [Aug. 13, 2003]

Adding SALT to HTML By Simon Tang
Introducing Speech Application Language Tags (SALT), an XML application to add speech interaction to other markup languages. Simon Tang shows how to install the Microsoft SALT SDK and add speech to an HTML web page. [May. 14, 2003]

XML at Five By Edd Dumbill
To celebrate five years of XML, Edd Dumbill interviews a selection of XML old-timers and experts about their experiences of XML and hopes for the future. [Feb. 12, 2003]

XML Forms, Web Services and Apache Cocoon By Ivelin Ivanov
Server side business logic is often invariant with respect to the client device. Ivelin Ivanov shows how the Cocoon XMLForm framework addresses the concern of separating the purpose from the presentation of a form, maximizing its reusability for a variety of client devices.  [Jan. 29, 2003]

Implementing XPath for Wireless Devices, Part II By Bilal Siddiqui
In the second of a two-part series, we explore the implementation of XPath on wireless devices using the WAP family of standards. [Jul. 17, 2002]

Implementing XPath for Wireless Devices By Bilal Siddiqui
In the first of a two-part series, we explore the implementation of XPath on wireless devices using the WAP family of standards. [Jun. 5, 2002]

Intuition and Binary XML By Leigh Dodds
Binary encodings for XML is a well-worn topicon XML-DEV, yet last week's revisiting of the debate introduced some interesting new evidence. [Apr. 18, 2001]

How Would You Like That Served? By Didier Martin
Our intrepid explorer of specifications, Didier Martin, investigates CC/PP, an RDF application for describing and exchanging device capabilities. [Jan. 31, 2001]

XML-related Activities at the W3C By C.M. Sperberg-McQueen
This report from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) on the development of XML-related specifications highlights the diverse paths that XML has taken since its invention a few years ago. [Jan. 3, 2001]

Staying in Synch By Didier Martin
SyncML is a new standard aimed at keeping your data synchronized between devices both large and small. Didier Martin provides a whirlwind tour of this new technology. [Dec. 27, 2000]

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