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Datatables server side processing

With server-side processing enabled, all paging, searching, ordering actions that DataTables performs are handed off to a server where an SQL engine (or similar) can perform these actions on the large data set. As such, each draw of the table will ...

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Datatables child rows with ajax

This can be used to show additional information about a row, useful for cases where you wish to convey more information about a row than there is space for in the host table. The example below makes use of the row().child methods to firstly check if ...

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Datatables toggle columns using checkbox

This example shows how you can make use of the column().visible() API method to dynamically show and hide columns in a table. Also included here is scrolling, just to show it enabled with this API method, although that is not required for the API ...

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Sending and Receiving JSON via POST

In this example we will looking at how to create a JSON array and then send the JSON via HTTP POST. We will be using cURL as the method of sending the data. In the second half of the example, I will explain how to retrieve the JSON that has been ...

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Extracting data from XML file stored on a server

You may have XML files stored on you your server that you require data from. These XML files could come from exports from a system or just be maually uploaded. In this example we will look at retrieving the data within multiple XML files and ...

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