Ajax with Classic ASP using jQuery

calendar_today 17 January 2009 23:13

Classic ASP VBScript AJAX Javascript jQuery

My simple article on Ajax with Classic ASP is one of the most popular on this site. So I thought it's about time I updated it to show how to use jQuery to Ajaxify a Classic ASP page. Since I did that, the jQuery version became even more popular but needed to be brought up to date. This latest version uses a couple of suggestions that have been provided by commentors to improve the code. I have also added a download which contains all the code needed to run the samples.

VBScript to C# - Equivalent string functions

calendar_today 28 May 2007 21:18

VBScript C#

A Cheat Sheet containing the VBScript string functions and their equivalent methods in C#.

VBScript Regular Expressions Cheat Sheet

calendar_today 14 May 2007 08:44


Metacharacters for use with VBScript regular expressions

AJAX and Classic ASP

calendar_today 06 May 2007 23:29

Classic ASP VBScript AJAX Javascript

Using the xmlhttpserver object in javascript to request an asp page containing script to output text.

Analyse the tables and saved queries in an Access database with ADOX

calendar_today 06 May 2007 22:34

Classic ASP VBScript MS Access

The following code will enumerate the tables and their properties, together with the queries in an Access database. Saved SELECT queries are referenced using the Views collection, and INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE queries are referenced from the Procedures collection.

Regular Expressions and VBScript

calendar_today 09 April 2007 12:42

Classic ASP VBScript

Regular Expressions provide a much more powerful and efficient way of manipulating strings of text than the use of a variety of standard string functions. They have a reputation of being cryptic and difficult to learn, but are actually quite easy to learn and use.

Date formatting in VBScript

calendar_today 08 April 2007 20:22

Classic ASP VBScript

A cheat sheet for people who want to format dates using VBScript

Migrating from Classic ASP to ASP.NET - equivalent objects and classes

calendar_today 07 April 2007 10:01

Classic ASP VBScript ASP.NET 2.0

Having spent some time familiarising oneself with the objects available in Classic ASP, it can be tricky sometimes to find the .NET framework equivalent. Here's a guide.

Saved Parameter Queries with MS Access and ASP

calendar_today 31 March 2007 21:19

Classic ASP VBScript MS Access

Protecting your application against SQL injection and easier debugging are just two of the benefits of using saved parameter queries in MS Access.

ADOX, MS Access and ASP

calendar_today 31 March 2007 19:55

Classic ASP VBScript MS Access

You don't need MS Access installed on your computer to create a database file for your ASP web site. Using ADOX and some data definition language allows you to produce an mdb file programmatically.

Paging long articles in Classic ASP

calendar_today 31 March 2007 17:46


Long articles are better broken into bite-sized chunks over several pages. With static HTML, this is easily achieved by dividing the article into logical separations and creating separate .htm files for each. Here's how to do it using ASP for an article that gets posted to a database.