refreshing caller window

Probably not shocking to experienced Apex developers but this is a nice piece of code to discover:

onUnload="javascript:window.opener.doSubmit();"

in the On Load of a pop-up page will refresh the window that opened the pop-up.

Take a good look at the branches of the window that called the pop-up though to make sure the submit does what you [...]

PPR in Apex using javascript

Thanks to a colleague, a very interesting article on Partial Page Rendering using javascript at
http://www.oracle-and-apex.com/question-how-to-refresh-an-apex-sql-report-from-javascript/: