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Sams Teach Yourself Ajax in 10 Minutes


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  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32868-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32868-8

Sams Teach Yourself Ajax in 10 Minutes is a concise introduction to the basics of building Ajax applications and the architecture and operation of these applications. You will learn the techniques employed in using Ajax, introducing Ajax and explaining how it may be used to solve realistic user interface problems. You will be able to immediately begin building web applications, and will have platform from which to explore more advanced aspects of Ajax.



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Table of Contents

Introduction    1

PART I    A Refresher on Web Technologies

1    Anatomy of a Website    5

2    Writing Web Pages in HTML    13

3    Sending Requests Using HTTP    27

4    Client-Side Coding Using JavaScript    36

5    Server-Side Programming in PHP    53

6    A Brief Introduction to XML    61

PART II    Introducing Ajax

7    Anatomy of an Ajax Application    70

8    The XMLHTTPRequest Object    80

9    Talking with the Server    91

10   Using the Returned Data    102

11   Our First Ajax Application    112

PART III    More Complex Ajax Technologies

12    Returning Data as Text    123

13    AHAH--Asynchronous HTML and HTTP    131

14    Returning Data as XML    142

15    Web Services and the REST Protocol    157

16    Web Services Using SOAP    166

17    A JavaScript Library for Ajax    173

18    Ajax "Gotchas"    184

PART IV    Commercial and Open Source Ajax Resources

19    The prototype.js Toolkit    193

20    Using Rico    203

21    Using ZOAD    215

        Index    224


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