I have a page that is supposed to create a very long report working with pages downloaded from the internet and lots of regexes. At this moment, I'm running each step by elimination (for every page I check, I update a field and change the status to 1), refresh the page and start over with the next 10 pages...and soon I repeat this procedure until there's no page left with the status to 0.

The problem is that this procedure is very old and ugly with those refreshes. I would be interested in some ajax solution that would perform similar. Any ideas?!

Here's a demo with the actual page (just a demo, not my code):

      $get_10_unfinished_pages = //this pulls out maximum 10 pages that have the status 0
      get_Page () = //the actual url

if ( $get_10_unfinished_pages ) {
      foreach ( $get_10_unfinished_pages as $page ) {
           perform_various_regexes ( $page );
           update_page ( $page );//this changes the status to 1 = checked
           header ( "Location : " . get_Page () );
else {
      //do something here as well

Basically, I would love to see some ajax script that would do this:

call a page until the response is FALSE and only after that it should move to another task.

Thank you.

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Last Post by Xavier2k

Hi manilodisan, AJAX is quite simple once you know how it works. Take a read of this tutorial and after about 5 minutes you should have enough knowledge to impliment ajax code into your script.

AJAX Tutorial

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