Ajax: Creating Web Pages with Asynchronous JavaScript by Edmond Woychowsky

By Edmond Woychowsky

The effortless, Example-Based consultant to Ajax for Every internet Developer

 

Using Ajax, you could construct net functions with the sophistication and usefulness of conventional desktop

applications and you may do it utilizing criteria and open resource software program. Now, for the 1st time,

there's a simple, example-driven consultant to Ajax for each internet and open resource developer, regardless of

experience.

 

Edmond Woychowsky starts off with easy ideas regarding purely HTML and uncomplicated JavaScript. Then,

one step at a time, he introduces ideas for development more and more wealthy functions. don't be concerned if

you're now not a professional on Ajax's underlying applied sciences; Woychowsky deals refreshers on them, from

JavaScript to the XMLHttpRequest item. you are going to additionally locate a number of open resource applied sciences and open

standards all through, starting from Firefox to Ruby and MySQL.

 

You'll not just how to write "functional" code, but in addition grasp layout styles for writing rocksolid,

high-performance Ajax functions. you are going to additionally the right way to use frameworks similar to Ruby on

Rails to get the activity performed fast.

 

  • Learn how Ajax works, the way it advanced, and what it is reliable for
  • Understand the circulation of processing in Ajax applications
  • Build Ajax functions with XML and the XMLHttpRequest object
  • Integrate back-end code, from Hypertext Preprocessor to C#
  • Use XSLT and XPath, together with XPath Axis
  • Develop client-side Ajax libraries to help code reuse
  • Streamline improvement with Ruby on Rails and the Ruby programming language
  • Use the cross-browser HTML DOM to replace components of a page
  • Discover the simplest Ajax internet assets, together with Ajax-capable JavaScript libraries

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The first time through, however, we're getting the XML. The second difference, also in doPOST, is the addition of a call to buildSOAP right smack in the middle of the XMLHttpRequest object's send. This is how arguments are passed to a web service, in the form of texta SOAP request, in this instance. Checking out buildSOAP, you'll notice that Boolean from doPOST is passed to indicate what the body of the SOAP request should be. Basically, this is what information is needed from the web service, states or XSLT.

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Let's look at this in a little more detail. First, the only thing that the initialize function does is call another function, doPOST, passing a TRue. org/getXML to get XML/XSLT from the web service. The first time through, however, we're getting the XML. The second difference, also in doPOST, is the addition of a call to buildSOAP right smack in the middle of the XMLHttpRequest object's send. This is how arguments are passed to a web service, in the form of texta SOAP request, in this instance.

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