Ajax : A Beginner's Guide

Ajax : A Beginner's Guide

by Steven Holzner

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Essential Skills--Made Easy!

Learn how to use Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) to create Web applications that mirror the richness of desktop applications. Using easy-to-follow examples, Ajax: A Beginner's Guide gets you started working with this cutting-edge collection of technologies in no time. Create XMLHttpRequest objects and use JavaScript, XML, DHTML, CSS, PHP, and more to build next-generation Web applications. You'll also find out about a variety of free, pre-written Ajax frameworks you can use right away.

Designed for Easy Learning:

• Key Skills & Concepts--Lists of specific skills covered in the chapter
• Ask the Expert--Q&A sections filled with bonus information and helpful tips
• Try This--Hands-on exercises that show how to apply your skills
• Annotated Syntax--Example code with commentary that describes the programming techniques being illustrated

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071595315
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 08/14/2008
Series: Beginner's Guide
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 500
File size: 6 MB

About the Author

Steven Holzner is the award-winning author of 108 books on computing, specializing in online topics like XML. His books have sold over two million copies, and have been translated into 23 languages. He's been a contributing editor to PC Magazine, and has been on the faculty of both Cornell University and MIT. He's been using XML since it first appeared, and routinely communicates with members of various W3C XML working committees (responsible for setting XML standards). Steve has written many books on XML, including Inside XML (several weeks in the Amazon top 100 bestsellers), Real World XML, Ajax for Dummies, Secrets of RSS, and dozens of others that involve the use of XML. He also teaches a course around the country on XML to Fortune 500 company programmers.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Essential Ajax Chapter 2 Getting to Know JavaScript Chapter 3 Creating Ajax Applications Chapter 4 Getting Fully Into Ajax Chapter 5 Using Ajax Frameworks Chapter 6 Handling XML in Ajax Chapter 7 Working with Cascading Style Sheets with Ajax Chapter 8 Handling Dynamic HTML with Ajax Chapter 9 Introducing Ajax and PHP Chapter 10 Working with Ajax and PHP Chapter 11 Handling User Input with Ajax and PHP Chapter 12 The HTML DOM and Ajax

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