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    ASP and AJAX, get data from database without refreshing page


    I'm looking for a function to embed into an ASP page to call a MYSQL database and check for
    updates/changes. Then post those updates to a table without the page refreshing.

    I've been using ASP for a while but very new to AJAX.


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    Look in to using jquery or something similar. There are lots of examples of handling server-side ajax requests on the net, but probably not so many classic asp samples. JSON is one standard way to transfer results back to the browser.

    I'm still using an ancient, no longer supported, classic asp ajax library called cpaint. If you can still find it, there are classic asp/db/ajax examples included.
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