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AJAX and rBuilder

For the past week or so, I have worked on creating a new AJAX-y group trove builder for rBuilder Online. This widget will allow anyone who can shop online to create new purpose built Linux images. The images can then be downloaded, burned to a CD-R, and installed, all in a day.

The best part of the work I've been doing is that it elegantly falls back to POSW (Plain old static web) when javascript is disabled. I do this by rewriting the urls on the page to make the AJAX calls to our XMLRPC interface to rBuilder Online. If the urls don't get rewritten, they will make page load calls to perform the same action. Continue reading "AJAX and rBuilder"