Ajax Design Patterns (Google eBook)

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Jun 29, 2006 - Computers - 656 pages
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Ajax, or Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, exploded onto thescene in the spring of 2005 and remains the hottest story among webdevelopers. With its rich combination of technologies, Ajax provides astrong foundation for creating interactive web applications with XML orJSON-based web services by using JavaScript in the browser to processthe web server response.

Ajax Design Patterns shows you bestpractices that can dramatically improve your web development projects.It investigates how others have successfully dealt with conflictingdesign principles in the past and then relays that informationdirectly to you.

The patterns outlined in the book fall into fourcategories:

  • Foundational technology: Examines the raw technologiesrequired for Ajax development
  • Programming: Exposes techniques that developers havediscovered to ensure their Ajax applications are maintainable
  • Functionality and usability: Describes the types of userinterfaces you'll come across in Ajax applications, as well as the newtypes of functionality that Ajax makes possible
  • Development: Explains the process being used to monitor,debug, and test Ajax applications

Ajax Design Patterns will also get you upto speed with core Ajax technologies, such as XMLHttpRequest, the DOM, and JSON.Technical discussions are followed by code examples so you can see foryourself just what is-and isn't-possible with Ajax. This handyreference will help you to produce high-quality Ajax architectures,streamline web application performance, and improve the userexperience.

Michael Mahemoff holds a PhD in ComputerScience and Software Engineering from the University of Melbourne, where his thesiswas "Design Reuse in Software Engineering and Human-ComputerInteraction." He lives in London and consults on software developmentissues in banking, health care, and logistics.

"Michael Mahemoff's Ajax Design Patternsis a truly comprehensive compendium of webapplication design expertise, centred around but not limited to Ajaxtechniques. Polished nuggets of design wisdom are supportedby tutorials and real-world code examples resulting in a book thatserves not only as an intermediate to expert handbook but also as anextensive reference for building rich interactive web applications."
--Brent Ashley, remote scripting pioneer

  

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This is one of the book that can teach every one to understand AJAX Programming.

Contents

Part Four
327
Widgets
329
Page Architecture
389
Visual Effects
445
Functionality
473
Part Five
531
Diagnosis
533
Testing
549

Dynamic Behavior
133
Extended Technologies
149
Part Three
159
Web Services
161
BrowserServer Dialogue
209
DOM Population
253
Code Generation and Reuse
275
Performance Optimization
289
Part Six
565
Ajax Frameworks and Libraries
567
Setting Up the Code Examples
601
Patterns and Pattern Languages
605
References
607
Index
609
Index of Patterns
639
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About the author (2006)

Michael Mahemoff holds a Ph.D in Computer Science and Software Engineering from The University of Melbourne, where his thesis was on "Design Reuse in Software Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction." He lives in London and consults on software development issues in banking, healthcare, and logistics.