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Javascript Display Excel In HTML Table (Simple Example)

Welcome to a tutorial on how to display an Excel file in an HTML table in Javascript. Need to open an Excel file and “convert” it into an HTML table? Yes, that is possible with modern Javascript. No server-side scripts, no uploading involved. Read on for the example! ⓘ I have included a zip file …

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AJAX PHP MySQL Dependent Dropdown List (Step-By-Step Example)

Welcome to a tutorial on how to create a dependent dropdown list using AJAX, PHP, and MySQL. Loading dropdown options from the database is pretty easy, but how do we “link” many of these together? Let us walk through an example – Read on! ⓘ I have included a zip file with all the source …

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2 Ways To Show Loading Spinner Until Page Loads

Welcome to a quick tutorial on how to show a loading spinner until the page is fully loaded. This is a seemingly easy thing to do until you get your hands dirty… Some other tutorials online got me to facepalm with their “solution” involving the use of third-party libraries. No, we don’t need to load …

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Create Excel File In Javascript (Step-By-Step Example)

Welcome to a tutorial on how to create an Excel file in Javascript. Yes, you read that right. We are referring to “browser Javascript”, and not the server-side NodeJS. The dark days have passed and it is actually possible to generate Excel files using client-side Javascript – Read on for the example! ⓘ I have …

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