Chapter 6. Ajax Libraries and Toolkits
All I can say is, “Cool, bring it on!” As web developers, we have waited a long time to bring this functionality to our web applications. Swing developers, beware: Ajax levels the playing field.
Up until now, we’ve been building our Ajax applications with
XMLHttpRequest. We have used
XMLHttpRequest to send requests to the server, and we have set up callback methods to intercept the responses coming back from the server.
We can make that portion of our code more resilient by using libraries. An Ajax toolkit or library can help us build the request object and set up the callback function. Using a toolkit ...