Ajax on Rails

Errata for Ajax on Rails

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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 23
2nd code block, line 11

request.open('get', '/chapter2/myresponse'); -> request.open('get', '/chapter2/myresponse', true); ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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2nd code block, 3 lines from end

request.send(); -> request.send(null); ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 23
2nd code block, line 11

request.open('get', '/chapter2/myresponse'); -> request.open('get', '/chapter2/myresponse', true); ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 23
2nd code block, 3 lines from end

request.send(); -> request.send(null); ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 23
2nd code block, line 11

request.open('get', '/chapter2/myresponse'); -> request.open('get', '/chapter2/myresponse', true);

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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2nd code block, 3 lines from end

request.send(); -> request.send(null);

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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-1

graduallyfs -> gradually ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 31
-1

graduallyfs -> gradually

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 32
code in 2nd paragraph

script/generate controller chapter3 get_time repeat reverse should be this script/generate controller chapter3 get_time repeat reverse index

Anonymous   
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+1

index.html -> index.rhtml ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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+1

index.html -> index.rhtml

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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+1

repeater action -> repeat action ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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+1

repeater action -> repeat action

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 46
1st code under Form Observers

<p>Text to reverse: <%= text_field_tag 'textToReverse' %></p> -> <p>Text to reverse: <%= text_field_tag 'text_to_reverse' %></p> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 46
1st code under Form Observers

<p>Text to reverse: <%= text_field_tag 'textToReverse' %></p> -> <p>Text to reverse: <%= text_field_tag 'text_to_reverse' %></p>

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 50
Inset

"...they and contribute something to the plot." => "...they contribute something to the plot."

Anonymous   
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Page 55
Second to last paragraph (not counting code examples)

Draggable.initialized is referenced, though it has only indirectly appeared previously, when a new Draggable object is created: "Just like Draggable.initialize, the first argument...". Should either discuss it directly beforehand or change the text to something like, "Just like the Draggable constructore, the first argument...".

Anonymous   
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Page 57
4th code block, 2nd line

<%= draggable_element :constraintDIV, :constraint => "'vertical'" %> -> <%= draggable_element :constraintDIV, :constraint => "vertical" %> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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4th code block, 2nd line

<%= draggable_element :constraintDIV, :constraint => "'vertical'" %> -> <%= draggable_element :constraintDIV, :constraint => "vertical" %>

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 65
Last paragraph

"...there's nothing Rails-specific about basic idea..." => "...there's nothing Rails-specific about the basic idea..."

Anonymous   
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Page 70
-3

(which replace an entire element) -> (which replaces an entire element) ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-3

(which replace an entire element) -> (which replaces an entire element)

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 72
+1 under Collection Proxies

The $() method is used to find a collection of elements -> The $$() method is used to find a collection of elements ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 72
+1 under Collection Proxies

The $() method is used to find a collection of elements -> The $$() method is used to find a collection of elements

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 73
Top two paragraphs (including one-line code example)

These paragraphs seem redundant--one should be eliminated or coalesced into the other.

Anonymous   
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Page 73
-1

The collect method (and its synonym, map) evaluates a block for each member of the collection and to store the result of each block in a new array. -> The collect method (and its synonym, map) evaluates a block for each member of the collection and stores the result of each block in a new array. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-1

The collect method (and its synonym, map) evaluates a block for each member of the collection and to store the result of each block in a new array. -> The collect method (and its synonym, map) evaluates a block for each member of the collection and stores the result of each block in a new array.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 74
+1 under select/find_all

...store them in a Javascript Object. -> ...stores them in a Javascript Object. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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+1 under reject

...store then in a Javascript Object. -> ...store them in a Javascript Object. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 74
+1 under select/find_all

...store them in a Javascript Object. -> ...stores them in a Javascript Object.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 74
+1 under reject

...store then in a Javascript Object. -> ...store them in a Javascript Object.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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-3

Note that the only the code in the block... -> Note that only the code in the block... ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-3

Note that the only the code in the block... -> Note that only the code in the block...

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 78
-2

Class proxies can be used call static methods on JavaScript classes. -> Class proxies can be used to call static methods on JavaScript classes. ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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-2

Class proxies can be used call static methods on JavaScript classes. -> Class proxies can be used to call static methods on JavaScript classes.

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 98
first line of page

"they've had to content with" should have been: "they've had to contend with"

Anonymous   
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Page 141
2nd code example on page

<%= exerpt post.body, @q %></li> -> <%= excerpt post.body, @q %></li> ########################################

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2007
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Page 141
2nd code example on page

<%= exerpt post.body, @q %></li> -> <%= excerpt post.body, @q %></li>

Anonymous    Apr 01, 2007
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Page 161
3rd paragraph, 1st line

Assert Packager should be: Asset Packager

Anonymous