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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Building Robust Ajax Applications

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  • Copyright 2009
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-713260-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-713260-7

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Lesson 1

Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 1: Introduction to AJAX (Downloadable Version)

This lesson is a high-level description of AJAX programming.  You learn about key AJAX components, as well as some of the more popular AJAX toolsets and frameworks.

Duration: 00:08:24  File Size: 9 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 2: JavaScript Basics (Downloadable Version)

This lesson is a primer on JavaScript programming.  You review the Document Object Model (DOM) and DOM events, Cascading StyleSheets (CSS), and key features of Object Oriented JavaScript.

Duration: 01:23:30  File Size: 99 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 3: Ajax Debugging (Downloadable Version)

In this lesson you learn about tools and techniques for debugging your AJAX code in both Mozilla FireFox and Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browsers.

Duration: 00:26:34  File Size: 76 MB

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Lesson 4

Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 4: XMLHttpRequest Object and Data (Downloadable Version)

In this lesson you learn about the XMLHttpRequest Object, which is central to asynchronous JavaScript programs.  You will learn how to make server requests using this object, as well as how to respond to server requests.

Duration: 00:30:31  File Size: 35 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 5: Introduction to Ajax Frameworks (Downloadable Version)

This lesson describes the differences between AJAX frameworks and widgets.  It then covers usage of key frameworks, including Prototype, Script.aculo.us, and the more advanced Mootools framework.

Duration: 02:09:04  File Size: 277 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 6: Test Driven Ajax Development (Downloadable Version)

This lesson is an introduction to various testing techniques for JavaScript developers.  It covers unit testing, functional testing, and regression testing.

Duration: 00:29:19  File Size: 66 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 7: Offline Ajax (Downloadable Version)

In this lesson you learn about the use case for creating offline capabilities in your AJAX application.  You learn about using the Internet Explorer UserData component for offline storage within IE, and the Flash Storage Object to do the same with Adobe Flash.  The lesson ends with a tutorial on how to build your own offline storage components.

Duration: 00:49:05  File Size: 113 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 8: Ajax Security (Downloadable Version)

This lesson covers three common security problems for any web application, AJAX or otherwise.  The lesson then describes a technique called JavaScript Hijacking that allows an intruder to take control of the JavaScript engine in the web page.

Duration: 00:42:57  File Size: 65 MB

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Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 9: Ajax Usability (Downloadable Version)

In this lesson you learn about a broad spectrum of useability issues which fall into two basic categories: speed issues and navigation issues.

Duration: 00:37:58  File Size: 66 MB

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Lesson 10

Enterprise Ajax LiveLessons (Video Training): Lesson 10: Ajax User Interface Patterns (Downloadable Version)

In this lesson you are introduced AJAX User Interface (UI) patterns, and how to use them in the design of your AJAX application.  You then dive into  a review of some of the most common AJAX UI patterns.

Duration: 00:40:18  File Size: 97 MB

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Enterprise Ajax

Building Robust Ajax Applications

 

David Johnson, Alexei White, and Andre Charland

 

8+ Hours of Video Instruction

 

1.         Introduction to AJAX Learning Objectives          7:06

2.         JavaScript Basics Learning Objectives    82:15

3.         Ajax Debugging Learning Objectives      25:20

4.         The XMLHttpRequest Object and Data Learning Objectives  29:15

5.         Introduction to Ajax Frameworks Learning Objectives     127:45

6.         Test-Driven Ajax Development Learning Objectives        49:40

7.         Offline Ajax Learning Objectives           47:45

8.         Ajax Security Learning Objectives          41:39

9.         Ajax Usability Learning Objectives         36:44

10.        Ajax User Interface Patterns Learning Objectives           38:51

 

Just click, watch, and learn all the Ajax techniques and best practices you need to build robust, high-performance Ajax applications—or bring Ajax-based usability improvements to your existing enterprise systems. It’s all the power of the best live Ajax training, for a tiny fraction of the cost!

 

In this one-of-a-kind video package, three leading Ajax developers show you exactly how to build reliable, scalable, high-performance Ajax-based Web applications at the enterprise level. You’ll master state-of-the-art Ajax development through more than eight hours of video lessons covering every facet of Ajax development, from CSS and DOM manipulation in JavaScript through the use of advanced Ajax user interface design patterns.

 

Just click and watch: One step at a time, you’ll master everything from asynchronous requests using the XMLHttpRequest object and JSON data exchange, through state-of-the-art Ajax frameworks and offline Ajax techniques. You’ll discover practical solutions for Ajax debugging, security, and usability. You will also learn how to apply Test-Driven Development techniques to your Ajax development projects.

 

Everything’s taught visually, using enterprise-class sample applications, and all the sample code’s on the DVD. You’ll master essential enterprise Ajax best practices at your own pace…start at the beginning or drill down to any of the 47 individual videos…and quickly get specific answers and solutions whenever you need them…learn how to deliver production-quality Ajax solutions faster and more effectively than ever!

 

For all developers who want to leverage Ajax to enhance legacy application interfaces or build new Web applications that were never feasible before.

 

Looking for a better way to master today’s rapidly changing technologies? Want expert help, but don’t have the time or energy to read a book? Can’t find classroom training worth the money? Discover LiveLessons: self-paced, personal video instruction from the world’s leading experts.

 

  • LiveLessons are video courses, on DVD with a book supplement, that are organized into bite-sized, self-contained sessions—you’ll learn key skills in as little as five minutes!
  • Each session begins with well-defined learning objectives, so you can  zero-in on those skills that matter the most to you.
  • Follow along as your instructor shows exactly how to get great results in your real-world environment.

 

David Johnson, cofounder and CTO of Nitobi Software, specializes in architecting and building high-performance Ajax components and user interfaces for use in Web-based applications. Johnson has spoken about Ajax and Web development at events worldwide, including AJAXWorld, XTech, and JavaOne.

 

Alexei White is a developer, designer, and user-experience advocate. He is the primary architect of RobotReplay (www.robotreplay.com), a next-generation web-analytics tool by Nitobi and SayZu (www.sayzu.com), an Ajax-driven, up-and-coming market research and e-learning service. He has spoken and written widely on Ajax development.

 

Andre Charland, cofounder, president, and CEO of Nitobi, has been involved in Internet software development for the past seven years. He has spoken widely on Ajax, blogging, and Web usability.

 

Johnson, White, and Charland are the authors of Enterprise AJAX published by Prentice Hall.

 

System Requirements

     •    Operating System: Windows 98, 2000, XP, or Vista; Mac OS/X

     •    Multimedia: DVD drive, 1024 x 768 or higher display, and sound card with speakers

     •    Computer: 500MHz or higher, 128MB RAM or more

 

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Enterprise Ajax (Video Training): The XMLHttpRequest Object and Data

Table of Contents

Lesson 1               Introduction to Ajax              1

Lesson 2               JavaScript Basics                5

Lesson 3               Ajax Debugging   17

Lesson 4               The XMLHttpRequest Object and Data           29

Lesson 5               Introduction to Ajax Frameworks      35

Lesson 6               Test-Driven Ajax Development         47

Lesson 7               Offline Ajax            53

Lesson 8               Ajax Security         61

Lesson 9               Ajax Usability        69

Lesson 10            Ajax User Interface Patterns              77

 

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