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Ajax / JSRS / Google Maps / Real-time Network Monitoring

July 11th, 2005 · 2 Comments

I thought I would put together an example using Ajaxian techniques, JSRS and Google Maps. Click here to go see the example. Quoted from that page:

This is just a prototype example using Ajaxian techniques, JSRS (Javascript Remote Scripting), and Google Maps to show how one could display network monitoring updates in real-time. I started putting this together about a month ago when there were just two known implementations using Google Maps out on the net. One was Chicago Crime Maps and the other was Housing Maps. It really only took me a couple days to put together as I only had a few hours here and there over the time period to actually work on it. I'm usually too busy getting paid to do this kind of stuff so I don't normally spend time like this just for fun anymore. Since starting Google has changed the Map implementation a couple times so I had to fix things and now they've actually come out with a Google Maps API to make things a million times easier so people don't have to hack this stuff together. They were a couple weeks too late so I'm still using old techniques here that will likely stop working at some point.

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2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 owis // May 5, 2011 at 5:03 pm

    Any link to download a sample code?

  • 2 Tim A // May 5, 2011 at 5:41 pm

    Sorry, I’m not releasing the code for a couple of reasons:

    1. It is working against a 5-6 year old API so its unlikely to work with the current API’s available. But then again it still works to my surprise so maybe this isn’t too valid of a point.

    2. There should be tons and tons of examples of doing something very similar these days. Back then, there was ONE if that.

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