AJAX and PHP, 2nd Edition
Building Modern Web Applications
By Audra Hendrix, Bogdan Brinzarea-Iamandi, Cristian Darie
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: December 2009
Pages: 308

In Detail

AJAX enables interactive interfaces that can replace traditional user interfaces. Enhance the user experience of your PHP website using AJAX with this practical and friendly tutorial! This book is the most efficient resource you can get to enter the exciting world of AJAX with PHP. Based on numerous examples and detailed case studies, this AJAX with PHP tutorial will build your foundation knowledge for creating faster, better web applications.

Detailed description
The best AJAX tutorial for PHP developers has been completely rewritten to be your friendly guide to modern Web 2.0 development techniques! AJAX and PHP: Building Modern Web Applications, 2nd Edition covers every significant aspect of creating and maintaining AJAX and PHP applications.

This book will teach you how to use PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and jQuery to build modern, responsive web applications. After building a strong foundation, the book will walk you through numerous real-world case studies covering techniques you'll be likely to need for your own applications:

  • Learn how to write unobtrusive, degradable, portable, SEO-friendly AJAX code
  • Understand the object-oriented model of JavaScript and JSON
  • Learn how to use the jQuery JavaScript library by going through two complete case studies
  • Debug your AJAX and PHP code using modern tools
  • Assess the security implications of writing AJAX code and avoid security risks such as cross-site scripting
  • Learn advanced AJAX and PHP patterns and techniques such as predictive fetching, progress indicator, graceful degradation, cross-domain calls, and more
  • Understand the complete client-server mechanism by going through complete, step-by-step case studies, including AJAX Form Validation, and AJAX Online Chat and AJAX Editable DataGrid with jQuery

Build modern Web 2.0 Applications with JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, and jQuery with this practical AJAX tutorial featuring detailed case studies.

Approach

This book is a step-by-step, example-driven AJAX tutorial, featuring complete case studies. Each chapter contains a friendly mix of theory and practice, so that your journey through the book will be pleasant, yet efficient. You'll be coding your first AJAX application at the end of the first chapter, and with each new chapter you'll develop increasingly complex AJAX applications featuring advanced techniques and coding patterns.

Who this book is for

AJAX and PHP: Building Modern Web Applications, 2nd Edition, is written for PHP developers who:

  • Want to learn how to use PHP, JavaScript, MySQL and jQuery to implement Web 2.0 applications
  • Are looking for a step-by-step, example-driven AJAX tutorial
  • Want to learn advanced AJAX coding patterns and techniques and be able to assess the security and SEO implications of their code
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