Ajax Construction Kit: Building Plug-and-Play Ajax by Michael Morrison

By Michael Morrison

Supercharge Your websites with Ajax correct Now...No Scripting services Needed!

You’ve heard how nice Ajax is--how it might probably help in making your websites extra usable, extra interactive, extra responsive, extra winning. Ajax development package lets you place Ajax to paintings right now, even if you’ve by no means written a script! simply study a couple of necessities, try out a couple of examples, then run the stay CD and become aware of the entire plug-and-play code you want to hit the floor working. Ajax development Kit ’s integrated functions paintings correct out of the field. And with effortless suggestions from Michael Morrison, you’ll steadily deepen your understanding--learn how one can customise, expand, and reuse those applications---and even construct abilities for growing new ones. Walk away an expert.


Use Ajax building Kit ’s ten whole functions to

  • Dynamically load net data
  • Dynamically populate lists
  • Tap into RSS information feeds
  • Use AutoComplete to lessen enter errors
  • Create extra responsive GUIs with real-time validation
  • Build a killer interface for viewing images
  • Present info or ads with slick pop-ups
  • Provide an up to the moment climate forecast
  • Build an e-commerce product transport calculator
  • Add rankings instruments on your site

And more...


CD-ROM Includes

  • Your whole Ajax initiatives: Run the Ajax tasks (HTML, JavaScript, and Hypertext Preprocessor resource code) which are incorporated at the CD out of your home windows, Mac OS X, or Linux system.
  • Your entire Ajax setting: Boot the CD as an Ubuntu Linux reside CD to instantly start operating with the Ajax tasks (no setup required).
  • Ready-to-run instruments at the CD contain the XAMPP internet server, Firefox internet browser, and Bluefish HTML editor.

System Requirements:

  • Platform: home windows, Linux, Mac (OS X or higher)
  • Processor: Intel-based processor (Pentium or higher)
  • Memory: 128 MB RAM or more
  • Disk house: None required; USB thumb force not obligatory to shop data
  • Optical force: CD reader

Negus stay Linux Series

Your functional, Hands-On courses to Getting actual effects with unfastened Software

Add the unfastened software program and examples from the book’s CD in your home windows, Mac OS X, or Linux method to persist with in addition to the initiatives defined within the booklet. Or boot the CD on to use an entire, prepackaged set of unfastened software program instruments to play, exhibit, and regulate these initiatives. commence as a amateur, by way of testing examples...and end with expert Ajax-enabled internet content!


SERIES EDITOR CHRISTOPHER NEGUS is the bestselling writer of the Red Hat Linux Bible series, Linux Toys series, and this sequence’ flagship identify, Linux dwell CDs.


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As cool as live CDs can be, I have to be honest and say that this book is 95% about Ajax. The live CD facet of this book is primarily a convenience due to the fact that Ajax applications are more demanding of their environment than pure client applications. OK, so the book is primarily about Ajax, but what does that really mean? S. Postal Service Ajax request (Chapter 11) Incorporate an animated five-star rating system into your Web pages (Chapter 12) These are the kinds of dynamic applications that Ajax makes possible.

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