By (author) Shelley Powers
Normal Price: $66.59
Your Price: $59.93 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $6.66! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.00 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Adding Ajax by Shelley Powers
Book Description"Adding Ajax" is ideal for intermediate to advanced web developers who are worried and confused about Ajax, thinking that it will force them to start over with their craft. This refreshing guide will calm those fears by offering an entirely new approach to the topic. Rather than introduce Ajax as a completely new way of doing things, this book shows you how to integrate Ajax with existing sites, and does so by building to Ajax rather than building from an Ajax foundation. By reading this book, you will learn how Ajax allows you to create "rich" web applications, but more importantly, you'll see how the practices you already follow feed right into Ajax - and that, in most cases, you already work with the technologies involved. Adding bits and pieces often makes much more sense than tearing down and rebuilding, and you'll learn to integrate Ajax with your usual process. This book: provides an overview of the Ajax technologies, and the importance of developing a strategy for change to your site before sitting down to code; offers nuts and bolts coverage of the heart and soul of Ajax: how to work with the XMLHttpRequest object; introduces and demonstrates several of the more important Ajax libraries, including Prototype, script.aculo.us, rico, Mochikit, and so on; and gets into the interactive element that is Ajax, including how to work with events and event handlers that work across browsers. It also explores the concept of web page as space, and covers three popular approaches to managing web space; explains how to make data updates, including adding new data, deleting, and making updates, all from within a single page; explore the effects Ajax has on the Web -- breaking the back button, losing browser history, dynamic effects that disappear when the page is refreshed, and more; covers advanced CSS effects, including drag and drop 'scroll bars', pagination, and the use of SVG and the Canvas object; and explores mashups - Ajax's ability to bring in different web services, and combine the data in any number of ways, directly in our web pages. At the end of "Adding Ajax", there's reflection on whether starting over might be a fun idea, but by then you should be much more comfortable with it.
Buy Adding Ajax book by Shelley Powers from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780596529369
(232mm x 178mm x 26mm)
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Shelley Powers
Learning Node, Paperback (June 2016)
Updated for the latest Node Long Term Support (LTS) and Node Current (6.0) releases, this hands-on edition helps you master Node's core fundamentals and gain experience with several built-in and contributed modules.
Painting the Web, Paperback (May 2008)
Demonstrates how readers of any level can take advantage of the graphics and animation capabilities built into powerful browsers. This book covers GIFs, JPEGs, and PNGs, raster and vector graphics, CSS, Ajax effects, the canvas objects, SVG, geographical applications, and more - everything that designers use to literally paint the Web.
Practical RDF, Paperback (August 2003)
The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a structure for describing and interchanging metadata on the Web. This text offers an in-depth exploration of RDF through immediate and solvable problems.
.NET Mobile Web Developer's Guide, Paperback (January 2002)» View all books by Shelley Powers
A guide to developing mobile applications using Microsoft technologies. It focuses on using ASP.NET and the .NET mobile SDK. It provides an introduction to the .NET platform.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Adding Ajax book by Shelley Powers and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Shelley Powers
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.