Springloops: AJAX based Subversion saved 15% of server power

Springloops, web development platform, released AJAX based Subversion changes viewer, which reduced their server power needs by 15%. On the server side changes are only taken from version control system and sent to the browser where JavaScript do the job. It analyzes and renders the changes in a much more readable way. In addition to formats and […]

Springloops, web development platform, released AJAX based Subversion changes viewer, which reduced their server power needs by 15%.

On the server side changes are only taken from version control system and sent to the browser where JavaScript do the job. It analyzes and renders the changes in a much more readable way. In addition to formats and style, the system also compares changes lines to mark inline changes. JavaScript here is not only to have some fancy effects but also to solve more complex problems like the Longest common subsequence

The service uses a mix between jQuery and YUI. JQuery is used for DOM Manipulation while YUI is used to manage browser history and for dates selection.

Springloops is a Subversion hosting service for web developers with very interesting features for such web sites deploy. You can take a tour to find out more about the service.

Source:→ Ajax Magazine

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