Topic: Web

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Professional Ajax

Nicholas C. Zakas, Jeremy McPeak, Joe Fawcett
ISBN: 978-0-471-77778-6
Paperback
432 pages
February 2006
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  • Ajax is the hottest technology trend for web developers and it is standards based so it works with both Internet Explorer and FireFox
  • Ajax combines 3 already hot technologies: CSS, XML, and JavaScript and gives professional web developers the ability to create more sophisticated and responsive user interfaces (like Flash) but without requiring proprietary development tools or browser add-ins
  • Some of the topics covered include:
  • Ajax communication methods
  • Ajax Patterns
  • Using XML information natively and through the use of JavaScript
  • Building a web based Ajax RSS reader
  • Web services including calling web services from JavaScript
  • JavaScript Object Notation (JSON)
  • Ajax Web site "widget" examples using Web services, JSON, PHP, .Net, and RSS including news, weather, RSS, web search, and web mail
  • Ajax Frameworks