Ajax in Action by Dave Crane

By Dave Crane

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net clients are becoming bored with the conventional net event. They get annoyed wasting their scroll place; they get frustrated looking forward to refresh; they fight to reorient themselves on each new web page. And the checklist is going on. With asynchronous JavaScript and XML, often called "Ajax," you could supply them a greater adventure. as soon as clients have skilled an Ajax interface, they hate to return. Ajax is new state of mind that may lead to a flowing and intuitive interplay with the consumer.

Ajax in Action is helping you enforce that thinking--it explains how you can distribute the applying among the customer and the server (hint: use a "nested MVC" layout) whereas preserving the integrity of the procedure. you'll find out how to ascertain your app is versatile and maintainable, and the way strong, established layout will help steer clear of difficulties like browser incompatibilities. alongside how it is helping you unlearn many aged coding conduct. notably, it opens your brain to the various merits won via putting a lot of the processing within the browser. when you are an internet developer who has earlier event with net applied sciences, this ebook is for you.

buy of the print e-book comes with a suggestion of a loose PDF, ePub, and Kindle booklet from Manning. additionally on hand is all code from the publication.

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The old page may still be visible for a while, and the browser may even allow the user to click on any visible links, but doing so will produce unpredictable results and may wreak havoc with the server-side session. The user is generally expected to wait until the page is refreshed, often with a set of choices similar to those that were snatched away from them seconds earlier. ” 22 CHAPTER 1 A new design for the Web Let’s take the shopping cart example again. Because our Ajax shopping cart sends data asynchronously, users can drop things into it as fast as they can click.

The seller simply proposed that the money be transferred to him by wire and the editor walked out with the bank information on a piece of paper and the portfolio of images under his arm. Needless to say, we transferred the funds the next day, and we remain grateful and impressed by this unknown person’s trust in one of us. It recalls something that might have happened a long time ago. The pictures from the Ottoman collection, like the other illustrations that appear on our covers, bring to life the richness and variety of dress customs of two centuries ago.

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