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JavaScript Application Cookbook by Jerry Bradenbaugh

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Similar Applications

This section provides links to sites with applications similar (or in the ballpark, at least) to the ones discussed in this book.

Client-Side Search Engines

Most JavaScript search engines I’ve found on the web are designed to pass queries to multiple search engines such as Yahoo!, Infoseek, and AltaVista. Here are a few sites with client-side JavaScript search apps. All seem to work well, but don’t have the functionality of the app in Chapter 1. Either way, check them out. You might pick up some pointers if you study the source code.

The Computer Crap Search Engine:

http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Horizon/2188/search.html

I’ve seen more creative titles, but author Nathan Wiegand uses similar coding to the one discussed here.

JavaScript Search Functions:

http://www.serve.com/hotsyte/wildman/web_search/site_search.html

You can find this app by Tim Hobbs on http://hotsyte.com.

Online Tests

You have to look hard, but you can find JavaScript tests out there. Here are a few that I found.

D2 Test:

http://inetpubl.com/psy/psy.htm

This concentration test by Inet Publishing uses JavaScript to pit your concentration and counting skills against the clock.

Hardware Fundamentals Practice Test:

http://www.cit.ac.nz/smac/hf100/test1s.htm

This test is pretty neat. It’s a practice test about disk formatting, drive partitioning, storage capacity, and more. The cool thing is that the application lets you know if you are correct as soon as you answer. It is actually a series ...

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