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Frame Juggling: Building a Live Preview

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June 29th, 2012 12:00 PM

San Franscisco

San Franscisco

Interacting with iframes is a JavaScript rite of passage. There will be hurdles: the Same Origin Policy, postMessage, and browser history will each rear their ugly heads. Fear not, for others have tread this path.Learn the techniques and challenges required to create a live preview interface and how WordPress used jQuery's utilities to create a lightweight data-binding library to synchronize data and UI across multiple frames. Then, pull the whole experience together with seamless full page refreshes and an extensible API.

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