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Head First Ajax (Head First)

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Publisher Comments:

Ajax is no longer an experimental approach to website development, but the key to building browser-based applications that form the cornerstone of Web 2.0. Head First Ajax gives you an up-to-date perspective that lets you see exactly what you can do—and has been done—with Ajax. With it, you get a highly practical, in-depth, and mature view of what is now a mature development approach.

Using the unique and highly effective visual format that has turned Head First titles into runaway bestsellers, this book offers a big picture overview to introduce Ajax, and then explores the use of individual Ajax components—including the JavaScript event model, DOM, XML, JSON, and more—as it progresses. You'll find plenty of sample applications that illustrate the concepts, along with exercises, quizzes, and other interactive features to help you retain what you've learned.

Head First Ajax covers:

  • The JavaScript event model
  • Making Ajax requests with XMLHTTPREQUEST objects
  • The asynchronous application model
  • The Document Object Model (DOM)
  • Manipulating the DOM in JavaScript
  • Controlling the browser with the Browser Object Model
  • XHTML Forms
  • POST Requests
  • XML Syntax and the XML DOM tree
  • XML Requests & Responses
  • JSON — an alternative to XML
  • Ajax architecture & patterns
  • The Prototype Library

The book also discusses the server-side implications of building Ajax applications, and uses a "black box" approach to server-side components.

Head First Ajax is the ideal guide for experienced web developers comfortable with scripting—particularly those who have completed the exercises in Head First JavaScript—and for experienced programmers in Java, PHP, and C# who want to learn client-side programming.

Book News Annotation:

Riordan, a database design expert and author, provides an up-to-date manual for Ajax users interested in interactive Web application programming for Web 2.0. Ajax, now an acknowledged approach to building browser-based applications, is explored with a variety of tools, not simply instructions. Those tools include quizzes, exercises, and other interactive learning elements. The book is heavily illustrated and conversational while providing a thorough examination of AJAX. Some topics include the JavaScript event model, the asynchronous application model, XHTML Forms, POST Requests, JSON, and Ajax architecture and patterns. The book is intended for Web developers experienced in scripting and programmers with experience in Java, PHP, and C# interested in client-side programming. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Using the unique and highly effective visual format that makes Head First titles popular, this book offers a big picture overview to introduce Ajax, and then explores the use of individual Ajax components.

About the Author

With twenty years experience in the field, Rebecca M. Riordan has earned an international reputation for designing and implementing computer systems that are technically sound, reliable, and effectively meet her clients' needs. Her particular area of expertise is database design and she is a five year Access MVP. Rebecca has also authored several database books and served as a senior technical support engineer for Microsoft's database products. As a Microsoft employee in Australia, Rebecca was the Senior technical support engineer for Microsoft's database products.

Table of Contents

  • Advance Praise for Head First Ajax
  • Author of Head First Ajax
  • How to Use this Book: Intro
  • Chapter 1: Using Ajax: Web Apps for a New Generation
  • Chapter 2: Designing Ajax Applications: Thinking Ajaxian
  • Chapter 3: Javascript Events: Reacting to your users
  • Chapter 4: Multiple Event Handlers: Twos company
  • Chapter 5: Asynchronous Applications: Its like renewing your drivers license
  • Chapter 6: The Document Object Model: Web Page Forestry
  • Chapter 7: Manipulating the DOM: My wish is your command
  • Chapter 8: Frameworks and Toolkits: Trust No One
  • Chapter 9: XML Requests and Responses: More Than Words Can Say
  • Chapter 10: JSON: SON of JavaScript
  • Chapter 11: Forms and Validation: Say what you meant to say
  • Chapter 12: Post Requests: Paranoia: Its your friend
  • Leftovers: The Top Five Topics (we didnt cover)
  • Utility Functions: Just Gimme the Code

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596515782
Author:
Riordan, Rebecca M.
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Author:
Riordan, Rebecca
Subject:
Programming Languages - CGI, Javascript, Perl, VBScript
Subject:
Programming Languages - JavaScript
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Web site development
Subject:
Computer Languages-CGI
Subject:
Ajax;Asynchronous;Client-side;Head First;Javascript;Web Development;Web Programming
Subject:
CourseSmart Subject Description
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Series:
Head First
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.25 x 8 x 1.07 in 2.1 lb

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