Sebastopol, CA--Do you know that you can add Ajax to an existing web application without redoing the whole thing? In her new book, Adding Ajax (O'Reilly US, $34.99)--Shelley Powers skillfully reveals the myriad advantages of adding Ajax to enhance, rather than replace, the way an application works.
This comprehensive Ajax resource shows developers how to extend existing applications rather than creating Rich Internet Applications. Shelley, a software developer/architect, also explains how developers can make their business-side applications--including web forms, server-side driven pages, and static content--livelier and more responsive.
Along with providing a wide-ranging overview of Ajax technologies, this book details:
For web developers who want to create more exciting and responsive interactive web applications but aren't sure how to do it, Adding Ajax gives the tips, tricks, and information needed to boost and improve speed, functionality, and usability.
Shelley Powers is an independent contractor, currently living in St. Louis, who specializes in technology architecture and software development.
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ISBN: 0-596-52936-8, $34.99 USD
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