Hi Geoff, Have a look at phpLens at http://phplens.com/ It's a commercial php software that my company wrote that allows you to perform sort/filter/edit and validation too on your data. Many of our customers are using on Intranets/Extranets.
Works well with NN 4/6 and IE browsers. Regards, John Geoff Caplan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message 006c01c19cfb$c04caf60$0339a8c0@ajanta">news:006c01c19cfb$c04caf60$0339a8c0@ajanta... > Hi folks > > I have been looking for a practical way to create rich dynamic forms in the > client using PHP, and would appreciate any pointers to workable approaches. > With the launch of .Net I suspect that customer expectations are going to > change, and good old plain HTML will begin to look dated. > > I am thinking of client-side functionality such as lists that can sort and > filter, cascading dropdowns, drag and drop, validation in the client that is > double-checked on the server etc etc. I am doing quite large and complex > applications, so there is no way to code the client side stuff by hand - I > need some kind of dynamic library. > > This is for intranet use, so I will be able to specifiy the browser verion > to be used, and any plugins required. > > There seem to be all kinds of technologies emerging, but most of them are > either too immature, too slow (such as Flash based solutions - see > www.carels.com), or are based on Java. > > For all its shorcomings, some kind of XML/DHTML solution seems best, and I > guess it will improve as Browsers catch up with CSS2. > > I have spotted a very nice Java/Tomcat solution, for example (see > isomorphic.com), which shows what can be done. But the only DHTML/PHP > library I can find is dynapi, which looks promising but is still a bit > limited so far as functionality goes and the documentation is kinda thin. > > Do any of you folks know of a workable way to do this - either commercial or > open source?? > > Any pointers would be much appreciated > > Geoff Caplan. > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] For additional commands, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To contact the list administrators, e-mail: [EMAIL PROTECTED]