Professional Ajax

Professional Ajax

by Nicholas C. Zakas, Jeremy McPeak, Joe Fawcett
     
 

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With Professional Ajax, 2nd Edition, as your guide, you'll discover how to break free of the "click and wait" standard and defy all the traditional rules of what can happen on the web. This book arms you with a developer-level understanding of Ajax techniques, patterns, and use cases so that you can create an unprecedented user experience in your web

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Overview

With Professional Ajax, 2nd Edition, as your guide, you'll discover how to break free of the "click and wait" standard and defy all the traditional rules of what can happen on the web. This book arms you with a developer-level understanding of Ajax techniques, patterns, and use cases so that you can create an unprecedented user experience in your web applications.

Thoroughly updated throughout, this expanded 2nd edition adds almost 200 pages of new coverage on recently developed Ajax techniques, clearly showing you how to execute client-server communication on your site. It takes you through request brokers such as hidden frames, dynamic iframes, and XHR, explaining when to use each method. You'll also find out how to effectively implement a request management framework as well as how to utilize the latest debugging techniques. All of this will help you create your own full-fledged Ajax web applications to make your site more dynamic.

What you will learn from this book

  • All about working with Ajax design patterns and libraries
  • Best practices for dynamic script loading and incorporating Ajax-enabled images into your site
  • Steps for using Ajax with RSS and Atom to produce a web-based news aggregator
  • Tips for taking advantage of Ajax maps APIs from Google® and Yahoo!®
  • Techniques for automating part of the Ajax development process
  • How to use ASP.NET AJAX Extensions to simplify the creation of Ajax applications

Who this book is for

This book is for web developers who want to enhance the usability of their sites and applications. Familiarity with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS is necessary, as is experience with a server-side language such as PHP or a .NET language.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470109496
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/12/2007
Series:
Programmer to Programmer Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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