Ajax has revolutionized the way users interact with web pages
today. Gone are frustrating page refreshes, lost scroll positions
and intermittent interaction with a web site. Instead, we have a
new generation of fast, rich, and more intuitive web applications.
The ASP.NET AJAX framework puts the power of Ajax into the hands of
web developers. ASP.NET AJAX, formerly called Atlas, is a new free
framework from Microsoft designed to easily add Ajax features to
ASP.NET applications. With this technology, ASP.NET developers can
easily build more interactive and highly-personalized web
applications that work across all most popular browsers.
ASP.NET AJAX in Action is a fast-paced, example-rich
tutorial designed for ASP.NET web developers and written by ASP.NET
AJAX experts Alessandro "Garbin" Gallo, David Barkol, and Rama
Krishna Vavilala. This book introduces you to Ajax applications and
to the ASP.NET AJAX technology. Beginners will appreciate the clear
explanations of key ideas and terminology. Intermediate and
advanced ASP.NET developers will find a no-nonsense learning source
and well-organized reference.
ASP.NET AJAX in Action offers a rich set of examples and
meticulous explanations. The extensive code samples are accompanied
by accurate and rigorous explanations of the concepts behind
development with ASP.NET AJAX. In this book, you will discover how
Microsoft Ajax Library Partial rendering with UpdatePanels Advanced client and server techniques Ajax Control Toolkit If you are a web developer looking to bring your web pages to life and to enhance the user experience, this book is for you. ASP.NET AJAX in Action will give you with the knowledge and tools you need to more easily craft the next generation of Ajax applications. With the help of the Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX framework, Ajax development has never been easier and more instinctive for both client-script developers and ASP.NET developers alike.