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MooTools 1.3 Cookbook by Jay Larry G. Johnston

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Submitting a form using Ajax

We can really clean up a messy application by keeping forms and form requests together on one page.

Getting ready

Our form processor will need to be created before testing our Ajax. Included in the code snippets for the book are two processors that only echo the submitted values. These are meant for illustrative purposes and would need more server-side coding work to either submit the values to a database or to e-mail the values to a recipient.

How to do it...

Use the PHP form processor included in the book to echo values submitted via an Ajax form.

<script type="text/javascript" src="mootools-1.3.0.js"></script> </head> <body> <div id="error"></div> <form id="my_form" action="05_form_processor.php" method="post"> Your ...

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