Chapter 18. A Touch of AJAX
After reading this chapter, you'll be able to
Understand the difference between a synchronous and an asynchronous AJAX call.
Use AJAX to retrieve data.
Use AJAX with different Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) methods to retrieve responses from a server.
Introduction to AJAX
Without AJAX, a Web application might make the visitor wait while a response is gathered from the Web server. An AJAX-based application sends requests from ...