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Rethink the way you plan, design, and build Web applications—with expert guidance from Web development luminary Dino Esposito. Whether giving legacy sites a much-needed tune-up—or architecting rich Internet applications from the ground up—you’ll learn pragmatic approaches to AJAX development that you can employ today.

Discover how to:

  • Delve into the mechanics and design goals of partial rendering—such as improving page-refresh speed
  • Use AJAX-enabled server controls to bring desktop-like functionality to Web solutions
  • Apply design patterns to common Web development issues, including client-side data binding
  • Manipulate JavaScript more easily using the jQuery and Microsoft AJAX libraries
  • Examine the interoperability and security models in Microsoft Silverlight
  • Weigh the tradeoffs when architecting Web applications for richness (Silverlight) vs. reach (AJAX)—and deliver the right solution for your audience

Book News Annotation:

This guide outlines pragmatic approaches to AJAX Web application development which can be used to architect Internet applications from the ground up or to give legacy sites a tune-up. Coverage encompasses AJAX architectures, JavaScript libraries, AJAX design patterns, client-side data binding, and rich Internet applications. A companion web site offers code samples. The guide's readership includes professionals involved in with ASP.NET platform. Esposito is an ASP.NET, AJAX, and Silverlight expert who has contributed to other books and industry magazines. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Dino Esposito is a well-known ASP.NET, AJAX, and Microsoft Silverlight expert who has written or co-written several popular books, including Microsoft ASP.NET and Ajax: Architecting Web Applications and Programming Microsoft ASP.NET 4. He is a regular contributor to MSDN Magazine and speaks at industry events such as DevConnections and Microsoft TechEd.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; Who This Book Is For; Companion Content; Hardware and Software Requirements; Find Additional Content Online; Support for This Book; Part I: The (Much Needed) Facelift for the Old Web; Chapter 1: Under the Umbrella of AJAX; What Web Do We Want?; The Biggest Benefit of AJAX; AJAX and New Web Projects; Summary; Chapter 2: The Easy Way to AJAX; The ASP.NET AJAX Infrastructure; Partial Rendering; AJAX and JavaScript Injections; Summary; Chapter 3: AJAX Architectures; The AJAX Service Layer Pattern; The AJAX Server Pages Pattern; Summary; Part II: Power to the Client; Chapter 4: A Better and Richer JavaScript; JavaScript Today; The Microsoft AJAX Library; Summary; Chapter 5: JavaScript Libraries; From Server Controls to JavaScript Widgets; The jQuery Library; Summary; Chapter 6: AJAX Design Patterns; Design Patterns and Code Development; Patterns for JavaScript Development; The Predictive Fetch Pattern; The Timeout Pattern; The Progress Indicator Pattern; Other Patterns; Summary; Chapter 7: Client-Side Data Binding; An Architectural Tour of ASP.NET Data Binding; The Browser-Side Template Pattern; The HTML Message Pattern; A Look at ASP.NET AJAX 4.0; Summary; Chapter 8: Rich Internet Applications; Looking for a Richer Web; Microsoft Silverlight at a Glance; The Programming Model of Microsoft Silverlight; Microsoft Silverlight and Code Security; Summary; Appendix : About the Author;

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Eposito, Dino.
Microsoft Press
Esposito, Dino
Programming - General
Web sites -- Design.
Microsoft .NET
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Internet - General
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