[development] Activeselect - AJAX select boxes

Dan Ziemecki dan at ziemecki.com
Fri Mar 17 00:53:21 UTC 2006

"Degrade", in the parlance of coders, means "doesn't break other stuff if
it's not supported".  So, if the user's browser doesn't support AJAX, this
module shouldn't prevent the calling module from functioning normally,
albeit without the nifty AJAX functionality.

Dan Ziemecki
Philosopher. Curmudgeon. Nerd.

On 3/16/06, Derek Wright <derek at dwwright.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Mar 2006 00:19:42 +1100  "Jeremy Epstein" wrote:
> > (since the current method degrades well without JS).
> pardon my general ignorance of AJAX and JS, but what does "degrade"
> mean in this context?  normally, i'd think "code that degrades" isn't
> something to cheer about. ;) if there's a quick 1 sentance
> explaination (or a link), i'd appreciate it.
> otherwise, thanks for this contribution.  from what i can gather, this
> seems like it could help a lot of module UI's out there.
> here's one: i'm thinking of event-enabled nodes... when you enter the
> start time, the end time could be automatically pre-filled to be some
> configurable event duration (e.g. 1 hour) into the future from the
> start time.  that'd be a nice feature.  don't know if this requires
> activeselect or not (see http://drupal.org/node/25618), but maybe
> activeselect would make it easier to do...
> thanks,
> -derek (dww)
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