With Professional Ajax, 2nd Edition, as your guide, you'll discoverhow to break free of the "click and wait" standard and defy all thetraditional rules of what can happen on the web. This book arms youwith a developer-level understanding of Ajax techniques, patterns,and use cases so that you can create an unprecedented userexperience in your web applications.
Thoroughly updated throughout, this expanded 2nd edition addsalmost 200 pages of new coverage on recently developed Ajaxtechniques, clearly showing you how to execute client-servercommunication on your site. It takes you through request brokerssuch as hidden frames, dynamic iframes, and XHR, explaining when touse each method. You'll also find out how to effectively implementa request management framework as well as how to utilize the latestdebugging techniques. All of this will help you create your ownfull-fledged Ajax web applications to make your site moredynamic.
What you will learn from this book
- All about working with Ajax design patterns and libraries
Best practices for dynamic script loading and incorporatingAjax-enabled images into your site
Steps for using Ajax with RSS and Atom to produce a web-basednews aggregator
Tips for taking advantage of Ajax maps APIs from Google®and Yahoo!®
Techniques for automating part of the Ajax developmentprocess
How to use ASP.NET AJAX Extensions to simplify the creation ofAjax applications
Who this book is for
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.