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JavaScript JSON Cookbook by Ray Rischpater

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Chapter 3. Using JSON in Simple AJAX Applications

In this chapter, we'll look at the part that JSON plays in asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) applications that provide better responsiveness than older web pages by dynamically loading bits of a web page on demand.

In this chapter, you'll find the following recipes:

  • Creating an XMLHttpRequest object
  • Making an asynchronous request for data
  • Sending JSON to your web server
  • Accepting JSON using Node.js
  • Getting the progress of an asynchronous request
  • Parsing the returned JSON
  • Issuing a web service request using Node.js

Introduction

AJAX is a set of web development techniques used on the client side of web development to create asynchronous web applications—web pages that can fetch their content from different ...

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