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JavaScript Step by Step by Steve Suehring

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Chapter 19. A Bit Deeper into AJAX

After reading this chapter you'll be able to

  • Understand how Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can be used together.

  • Understand more about the relationship between the Document Object Model (DOM), AJAX, and CSS.

  • Use AJAX and CSS to create and style a Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) table with Extensible Markup Language (XML) data.

  • Create an AJAX-based drop-down text box using CSS.

In the previous chapter, you saw how to use the xmlHttpRequest object to send, receive, and process requests and ultimately how to create an AJAX application. In this chapter, you'll see how to use CSS to display data retrieved with AJAX.

The relationship of JavaScript and CSS was covered in Chapter 15 ...

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