PHPClasses.org, a useful tool for locating PHP classes, has upgraded its search. There are a couple of Ajax goodies. Search results appear as a set of tabs – Packages, Reviews, Forum, etc, and the results for each tab are obtained via remote calls. Likewise for result pagination. There’s also a Suggestion/Auto-Completion feature in the search bar – a site like this is probably a good place for Suggestions, to help explore all the library code out there without knowing precise terms to search for.
The idea is to provide a better organization of the search results. It
is an alternative to the traditional search result pages that present
pages from all site sections in mixed in a single listing.
AJAX is used to retrieve the results from different sections when the
users click on the respective section tab. | Continue reading…
PHPClasses.org Ajax Upgrade