Download Ajax: Creating Web Pages with Asynchronous JavaScript by Edmond Woychowsky PDF

By Edmond Woychowsky

ISBN-10: 0132272679

ISBN-13: 9780132272674

The effortless, Example-Based advisor to Ajax for Every net Developer


Using Ajax, you could construct net functions with the sophistication and usefulness of conventional desktop

applications and you'll do it utilizing criteria and open resource software program. Now, for the 1st time,

there's a simple, example-driven consultant to Ajax for each internet and open resource developer, regardless of



Edmond Woychowsky starts off with easy strategies related to purely HTML and simple JavaScript. Then,

one step at a time, he introduces strategies for construction more and more wealthy purposes. don't be concerned if

you're now not knowledgeable on Ajax's underlying applied sciences; Woychowsky deals refreshers on them, from

JavaScript to the XMLHttpRequest item. you are going to additionally locate a number of open resource applied sciences and open

standards all through, starting from Firefox to Ruby and MySQL.


You'll not just how one can write "functional" code, but in addition grasp layout styles for writing rocksolid,

high-performance Ajax functions. you are going to additionally tips on how to use frameworks equivalent to Ruby on

Rails to get the task performed fast.


  • Learn how Ajax works, the way it advanced, and what it is solid for
  • Understand the movement of processing in Ajax applications
  • Build Ajax purposes with XML and the XMLHttpRequest object
  • Integrate back-end code, from Hypertext Preprocessor to C#
  • Use XSLT and XPath, together with XPath Axis
  • Develop client-side Ajax libraries to aid code reuse
  • Streamline improvement with Ruby on Rails and the Ruby programming language
  • Use the cross-browser HTML DOM to replace elements of a page
  • Discover the easiest Ajax internet assets, together with Ajax-capable JavaScript libraries

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1. Data Types As with its ancestor, the C programming language of Kernighan and 63 64 Ritchie, JavaScript supports a number of data types. Although the number isn't nearly as large as C, representatives of the basic data types are all present, and methods of describing your own data types exist. In fact, with only a little delving into the "dark arts," it is quite possible that many problems can be solved on the client side using JavaScript. 1. Numeric In JavaScript, all numbers are 64-bit double-precision floating-point numbers, whether they are floating point or integer.

Unfortunately, the American educational system falls short when attempting to teach students how to write in a monotone, but I'll do my best. 1. A Very Brief Overview of XHTML Elements and Their Attributes In the interest of being boring, I put together Table 3-1 which covers attributes along with the elements associated with them. Because this is a high-level overviewsay, around 30,000 feetthere isn't much beyond the "this element goes with that attribute" kind of thing. 44 45 However, it is important to remember two things when referring to this table.

Table 4-1. concat(stringB) Method 64 Description Converts the characters that would be illegal in a URL into legal escape sequences. Returns the character at the position n, where n is a positive integer. Returns the encoded character at the position n, where n is a positive integer. split(regexp) Method Returns a string consisting of both strings concatenated. Returns a string constructed from a series of Unicode characters. Starting at position n or 0, if n is omitted, returns the start position of the second string in the first string.

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