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I recently started to use Grooveshark. I noticed that although they have a dynamic interface in sense that you never leave the one page, but the back (and forward) buttons work anyway. If you press the button, only a part (think of a frame) of the content changes back to where you were, but the static elements of the interface stay. How do they manage that? Can you give me a trivial example?

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This is what I found so far: blog.jerodsanto.net/2010/12/the-tech-behind-the-new-grooveshark/… –  user323094 Jul 21 '11 at 11:36
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This answer tells you a way of spotting how the location has changed. According to that blog post they use a plugin for that. Basically it's a lot of clever javascript, with some flash for the player at the bottom.

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