Chapter 13. Ajax-Enabled Rich Internet Applications

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In this chapter you will learn:

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What Ajax is and why it is important for building Rich Internet Applications.

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What asynchronous requests are and how they help give web applications the feel of desktop applications.

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What the XMLHttpRequest object is and how it’s used to create and manage asynchronous requests to servers and to receive asynchronous responses from servers.

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Methods and properties of the XMLHttpRequest object.

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How to use XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML, JSON and the DOM in Ajax applications.

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How to use Ajax frameworks and toolkits, ...

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