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Pro PHP and jQuery by Jason Lengstorf

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Chapter 7. Enhancing the User Interface with jQuery

The application as it stands now is fully functional. Events can be viewed, and users with administrative clearance can log in to create, edit, or delete events.

The next step is to add a layer of polish to the app that creates that finished look-and-feel, which you'll accomplish using a technique called progressive enhancement to add AJAX functionality to the app.

Adding Progressive Enhancements with jQuery

Progressive enhancement is a term originally coined by Steven Champeon[7] in 2003 to describe a web-development technique in which applications are designed to be accessible to any Internet connection and browser using semantic HTML and other technologies that are applied in layers (such as ...

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