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The Definitive Guide to Ajax Web Application Development

Evolve from the click-and-wait programming pattern to the latest Web 2.0 paradigm using this comprehensive guide to Ajax. Written by Web development expert Thomas Powell, the book lays out every feature of Ajax alongside detailed explanations and real-world code examples.

Ajax: The Complete Reference explains how to create and test Ajax-enabled Web applications using the XMLHttpRequest object as well as alternative JavaScript-based communication mechanisms. You'll explore a variety of sample applications featuring emerging user-interface conventions and build applications that address real-world networking and security issues. A robust communication library is developed throughout the book that enables you to architect flexible Ajax applications. The latest technologies such as Web services, Flash-Ajax integration, client-side templates, Comet, and Offline Access are also covered. Discover the future of Web development today!

  • Work with traditional JavaScript communication approaches like iframes
  • Explore all the quirks and details in the XMLHttpRequest object
  • Handle disparate data formats, including XML, JSON, CSV, YAML, and more
  • Deal with networking issues, including timeouts, retries, response ordering, and a variety of server and content errors
  • Simplify JavaScript programming using open-source Ajax libraries like YUI
  • Secure Ajax applications using authentication, obfuscation, and encryption
  • Implement common Ajax UI patterns such as auto suggest, click-to-edit, and drag-and-drop
  • Solve troubling Ajax architecture problems, including back button, history, and bookmarking issues
  • Learn Ajax's role in Web 2.0 and Web services
  • Explore push style communication using Comet and Flash
  • Discover the future of offline Web application access and operation

Synopsis:

A guide to creating Ajax Web applications covers such topics as XMLHttpRequest object, data formats, developing an Ajax library, user interface design, security, Web services, and site and application architecture.

Synopsis:

Build, manage, and secure AJAX applications Here is a practical and comprehensive programming guide to AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)--the revolutionary new technique for creating interactive Web applications. You will get thorough coverage of AJAX technologies, the advanced JavaScript necessary to use AJAX properly, and how AJAX works with PHP, ASP.NET, JSP, and Ruby. Core information about network, data, and user interface design in support of AJAX is also included.

About the Author

Thomas Powell teaches Web development at UCSD. He is the author of HTML & XHTML: The Complete Reference, Fourth Edition, JavaScript: The Complete Reference, Second Edition, and Web Design: The Complete Reference, Second Edition.

Table of Contents

Part I: Core Ideas

Chapter 1. Introduction to Ajax

Chapter 2. Pre-Ajax JavaScript Communications Techniques

Chapter 3. XMLHttpRequest Object

Chapter 4. Data Formats

Part II: Applied Ajax

Chapter 5. Developing an Ajax Library

Chapter 6. Networking Considerations

Chapter 7. Security Concerns

Chapter 8. User Interface Design for Ajax

Chapter 9. Site and Application Architecture with Ajax

Part III: Advanced Topics

Chapter 10. Web Services and Beyond

Part IV: Appendixes

Appendix A. JavaScript Quick Reference

Appendix B. HTTP 1.1 Reference

Appendix C. AjaxTCR Library Reference

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071596626
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Subject:
Computers : Programming Languages - Java
Author:
Powell, Thomas
Author:
Powell, Thomas A.
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Programming Languages - Java
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Web 2.0, Web services, JavaScript, Flash, Comet, XMLHttpRequest object, XML, JSON, CSV, YAML, YUI, 0071494294, 0071502777, 9780470109496, 9780596528386
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Web site development
Subject:
Computer Languages-Java
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Web sites - Design
Publication Date:
February 2008
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English
Pages:
654

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Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » Java
Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » Javascript
Computers and Internet » Computer Languages » XML
Computers and Internet » Internet » General
Computers and Internet » Internet » Web » Site Design
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Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages

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"Synopsis" by , A guide to creating Ajax Web applications covers such topics as XMLHttpRequest object, data formats, developing an Ajax library, user interface design, security, Web services, and site and application architecture.
"Synopsis" by , Build, manage, and secure AJAX applications Here is a practical and comprehensive programming guide to AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML)--the revolutionary new technique for creating interactive Web applications. You will get thorough coverage of AJAX technologies, the advanced JavaScript necessary to use AJAX properly, and how AJAX works with PHP, ASP.NET, JSP, and Ruby. Core information about network, data, and user interface design in support of AJAX is also included.
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