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Professional Ajax

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ISBN-10: 0470109491

ISBN-13: 9780470109496

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Nicholas C. Zakas, Jeremy McPeak, Joe Fawcett

List price: $39.99
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This exploration of the new manner of creating web applications explores the technologies behind Ajax, different Ajax usage models and why the Ajax model is better than the traditional 'click and wait' web model. Ajax theory is discussed, as well as implementation using a variety of server-side languages.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/12/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Nicholas C. Zakas is a front-end consultant, author, and speaker. He worked at Yahoo! for almost five years, where he was front-end tech lead for the Yahoo! homepage and a contributor to the YUI library. He is the author of Professional JavaScript for Web Developers (Wrox, 2012), Professional Ajax (Wrox, 2007), and High Performance JavaScript(O'Reilly, 2010). Nicholas is a strong advocate for development best practices including progressive enhancement, accessibility, performance, scalability, and maintainability. He blogs regularly at and can be found on Twitter via @slicknet.

What Is Ajax?
Ajax Basics
Ajax Patterns
Ajax Libraries
Request Management
XML , XPath, and XSLT
Syndication with RSS and Atom
Maps and Mashups
Ajax Debugging Tools
Web Site Widgets
Ajax Frameworks
ASP.NET AJAX Extensions (Atlas)
Case Study: FooReader.NET
Case Study: AjaxMail
Licenses for Libraries and Frameworks
GNU General Public License