Ian Bicking: the old part of his blog


I very much liked the article.

I've started to use 300 codes in my applications so that I can preserve the Back button, and so that I can use one set of URLs for handling code, before redirecting to the correct page for fetching the results.

I'm sure that there are many other patterns for web development, one that comes to mind is a page which starts a long running search, then reloads itself until it completes (like most travel sites).

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