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Ajax: Creating Web Pages with Asynchronous JavaScript and XML by Edmond Woychowsky

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Chapter 8. Ajax Using XML and XMLHttpRequest

Unlike the previous chapter, which was sort of “mad scientist stuff” with training wheels, here the training wheels come off. We’re free to either fly like the wind or remove large amounts of skin from various body parts. Based upon my personal experience as a web developer, we’ll probably do some of both. From this chapter forward, nobody, regardless of their personal feelings, can deny that what we do in this chapter falls under the definition of Ajax.

Up to this point, the only part of Ajax that we’ve really seen is the JavaScript. Feels like a rip-off, doesn’t it?

Don’t worry, we’re building up to it. It would not do to have the monster rise off the slab in the beginning of Chapter 1, would it? Alright, ...

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