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Ajax Starter Kit by Phil Ballard

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20. Using Rico

In this lesson you will learn the basics of using Rico, a powerful Ajax and user interface development framework.

Introducing Rico

In Lesson 19, “The prototype.js Toolkit,” we looked at prototype.js, a powerful and useful JavaScript library that simplifies many of the programming tasks facing the Ajax developer.

In this lesson we’ll take a look at using Rico, a sophisticated Ajax framework employing the prototype.js library.

Rico is an open source library that extends the capabilities of prototype.js to provide a rich set of interface development tools. In addition to the Ajax development techniques discussed so far, Rico offers a whole range of tools such as drag-and-drop, cinematic effects, and more.

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