This Short Cut demonstrates how to use Prototype for a wide range of tasks, including event handling, DOM processing, string and form process, and Ajax communications. It explores Scriptaculous' visual effects library, from pulsate to squish to fold and beyond. Need interface components? You'll find form autocompletion as well as drag and drop support.
In addition to sample code and explanation, the Short Cut includes member references for both Prototype and Scriptaculous.
As the Principal Software Architect for Lawson Software's Retail Operations product set, Chris Angus employs multiple techologies to develop enterprise systems for the retail sector. Prior to this he was awarded a PhD on pure functional programming, language design and numerical analysis and worked in various areas including industrial real-time systems and language translation tools. Since the 1990s he has concentrated solely in the area of enterprise applications.