Now you can provide users with the same rich experience andfunctionality on the web that they've become accustomed to on thedesktop computer. This book will show you how to take AJAX and Rubyon Rails to the next level by combining numerous cutting-edgetechnologies in order to develop full-fledged web applications. Itexplores a number of frameworks and in-browser APIs while providingcode for your own implementations.
You'll gain a thorough understanding of the underlying designprinciples behind professional Rich Internet Application (RIA)development and the various tools that are available to accomplishyour design goals. You'll break down an application intoclient-side and server-side technologies, and you'll take advantageof key concepts such as mashups, auto-completion, and tagging forsocial sites.
What you will learn from this book
- How to develop RIAs in Java®, Ruby, and Python®
Tips for enhancing your productivity and debugging yourapplication
Techniques for solving common issues in web applications whenbuilding a RIA
All about the higher-level themes and development packages thatbuild on top of RIA technologies
How to develop, deploy, and control third-party access to yourRIA
Who this book is for
This book is for software developers interested in practicalsolutions to real-world problems. You should have some familiaritywith Python, Java, or Ruby on Rails.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.