Against the Browser's Will: Make Mashups Talk Across Domains: "Against the Browser's Will: Make Mashups Talk Across Domains
With all the great Web service APIs out there today, making mashups to extend public Web-based apps is a new passion for many developers. But cross-domain restrictions, built into all major browsers, are an aggravating foe. Learn to use a PHP proxy or JSON to eliminate your mashup frustrations.
by Dan Theurer
March 14, 2006
Maps are not only very useful, but they are also cool! In recent months, we have seen a lot of innovation in the area of online maps. Today we are far beyond the time when Photoshop was the most efficient way to overlay data onto a map within your homepage. There are a couple of different new solutions to choose from if you want to embed interactive maps. The 'oldest' developer product is Google Maps. Microsoft offers Virtual Earth. And my employer, Yahoo!, offers Yahoo! Maps! This is all really good stuff!"