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ISBN13: 9780672329739
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Introduction

Introduction

As an ASP.NET web developer in todays market, you need countless skills to distinguish yourself from the next person. One of those skills that you can quickly acquire is developing AJAX-enabled applications. As your users begin to utilize AJAX-enabled sites on the web, such as Live.com and Google Maps, they are beginning to expect the same rich functionality in the applications that you deliver.

Although these applications took many man hours to create, the process is made easier for you as a developer with the AJAX library thats packaged with ASP.NET 3.5. You can save many hours and lines of code by learning and leveraging ASP.NET AJAX to create and deliver a very rich user experience in your applications.

In this book, you learn how to make the most of ASP.NET AJAX by building on the knowledge that you already have as an ASP.NET developer and extend that knowledge so that you can easily create AJAX-enabled applications. The book has been divided into the following chapters:

Chapter 1—Introduction to AJAX Technologies

In this chapter, you learn the fundamentals of AJAX by first understanding the XmlHttpRequest JavaScript object, and then building a simple AJAX library for use in your applications.

Chapter 2—Introduction to ASP.NET AJAX

Chapter 2 introduces you to the controls and capabilities that are available in ASP.NET AJAX and serves as a springboard for technologies that are discussed in future chapters.

Chapter 3—The ScriptManager and ScriptManagerProxy Controls

Chapter 3 discusses the core object of the ASP.NET AJAX library: the ScriptManager control. In this chapter, you learn the capabilities of the ScriptManager control and how you can best utilize it in your AJAX-enabled pages.

Chapter 4—The ASP.NET AJAX Client API

In Chapter 4, you learn how to make the most of the ASP.NET AJAX client-side objects that are made available via the ScriptManager control.

Chapter 5—The UpdatePanel and Timer Controls

In Chapter 5, you learn how to use the UpdatePanel control to quickly and easily add AJAX functionality to your ASP.NET web pages. You also learn how to use the Timer control to make asynchronous callbacks from your pages at a specified time interval.

Chapter 6—Advanced Techniques with the ASP.NET AJAX PageRequestManager Object

In Chapter 6, you learn some essential techniques that can be used with the ASP.NET AJAX PageRequestManager object to save you many lines of code as well as help you create richer user experiences for your AJAX-enabled applications.

Chapter 7—Using the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit

In Chapter 7, you learn about the controls that are available in the ASP.NET AJAX Control Toolkit, which is an open-source, community-based suite of controls for ASP.NET AJAX.

Chapter 8—Building an ASP.NET AJAX Extender Control

Chapter 8 first introduces the concept of creating AJAX-enabled extender controls, and then shows you how to build an extender control that can be used in your applications.

Chapter 9—ASP.NET AJAX and SharePoint 2007

In Chapter 9, you learn how to enable ASP.NET AJAX in SharePoint 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0, and then you learn how to build an AJAX-enabled WSS web part.

Chapter 10—Creating ASP.NET AJAX-Enabled Vista Sidebar Gadgets

In Chapter 10, you learn how to build ASP.NET AJAX-Enabled Gadgets for the Windows Vista Sidebar.

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amitsingh11, January 6, 2009 (view all comments by amitsingh11)
really this book will help to understand nuts of ajax with asp.net,its really amazing book in my knowledge
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780672329739
Author:
Foster, Robert.
Publisher:
Sams Publishing
Author:
Foster, Robert Hill
Author:
Foster, Robert
Subject:
Networking - General
Subject:
Application software
Subject:
Development
Subject:
Microsoft .NET
Subject:
Application software -- Development.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Unleashed
Publication Date:
December 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
9.08 x 7 x 0.7 in 490 gr

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ASP.Net 3.5 Ajax Unleashed (Unleashed) New Trade Paper
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"Synopsis" by , As the internet user experience (UX) progresses, more and more users are demanding and expecting that their custom built business applications provide the same UX as what they see on the internet every day. ASP.NET AJAX UNLEASHED empowers ASP.NET developers to easily provide this type of experience with minimal code. As Microsoft.com puts it: "This new Web development technology extends ASP.NET, offering the interactive user interface benefits of AJAX with a programming model that is more familiar to ASP.NET developers, making it very easy to add AJAX to your applications quickly and with minimal effort." Author Rob Foster has built Ajax-enabled web apps for a number of major corporations, and uses the experience he has gained there to explain concisely, clearly, and completely what ASP.NET developes need to learn in order to start taking advantage of the rich opportunities made possible by ASP.NET Ajax.
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