Chapter 6Construction, Ajax, and Interactivity
Throughout the preceding chapters, we’ve wowed and dazzled our client
team with a cornucopia of visual effects and optical magic tricks, giving
their site a lifelike appearance. Unfortunately, they’re becoming savvy: as
well as wanting their pages looking
Web 2.0, they want
Web 2.0 as well. And having pages act Web 2.0 means one thing: Ajax! And not just a little bit—they want the works: inline text editing, Twitter widgets, scrolling image galleries … they want StarTrackr! to have more Ajax-enabled bells and whistles than Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ combined. That’s fine by us. Implementing client-side Ajax functionality is easy, especially with jQuery as our framework. But these ...