Improve company productivity with a Business Account.Sign Up

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 283
  • Last Modified:

select and display the result on the same page?

Hi, I have a list menu that pulls up values from the db. Once I choose the subscriber id from the list I execute a query to pull up some date pertaining to this customer. I need the result of the query to be displayed on the same page. Can someone let me know how this can be done. Thank you
0
aej1973
Asked:
aej1973
  • 2
  • 2
1 Solution
 
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
This page shows the basics of how to do that:  http://www.javascriptkit.com/dhtmltutors/ajaxgetpost.shtml
0
 
aej1973Author Commented:
Thank you. Is there anything in Jquery that can be used to do this? Just curious.

A
0
 
Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Yes, but I don't know it.  You can click on "Request Attention" and get the jQery zone added to your question.  If it is just for this, I wouldn't recommend jQuery because it adds a lot to the page load.  If you're already using it then it doesn't matter.
0
 
Ray PaseurCommented:
I usually agree with everything DaveBaldwin writes, but in this case I am going to disagree, just a little.  I use jQuery occasionally.  It implements the good parts of javaScript.  I do not find that it adds a lot to the page load.  I use the "minified" latest version, and have never found that it slowed the page load in a way that was perceptible.  You can use YSlow (Google that) to test this for yourself.

I use the jQuery file here: http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.min.js

Today it is at version 1.7.2 and is about 94K.  That's less "weight" than a lot of web images.  When you consider what it does for you, it's a pretty good trade-off.

best of luck with your project, ~Ray
0
 
aej1973Author Commented:
Thanks.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

  • 2
  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now