AJAX can be used for interactive communication with a database.
The Below example will demonstrate how a web page can fetch information from a database with
When a user selects a customer in the dropdown list above, a function called "showCustomer()"
is executed. The function is triggered by the "onchange" event:
The showCustomer() function does the following:
The server file could easily be rewritten in PHP, or some other server languages. Look at a corresponding example in PHP.
The source code in "getcustomer.html" runs a query against a database, and returns the
result in an HTML table:
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