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Catalyst 5.8 by Antano Solar John

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Chapter 7. Hot Web Topics

Traditionally, web applications were lonely and isolated. Each of them had their own set of users and data, and never acknowledged the existence of other applications. Today, things are changing. Web applications provide public APIs so that other applications can programmatically interact with their data and users. Users can visit sites and later request that the site notifies them when it has been updated.

Another new development is the widespread adoption of dynamic JavaScript-enabled web applications. Gone are the days of slow waits between pages while things get loaded; AJAX allows web applications to be almost as responsive as native desktop applications. In this chapter, we'll take a look at how to get your Catalyst ...

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