Chapter 10 The Heart of Ajax—the XMLHTTPRequest Object

What You’ll Learn in This Chapter:

Image Introducing XMLHTTPRequest

Image Creating the XMLHTTPRequest Object

In this chapter you will learn how to create an instance of the XMLHTTPRequest object regardless of which browser your user may have. The object’s properties and methods will be introduced.

Chapter 3, “Anatomy of an Ajax Application,” introduced the building blocks of an Ajax application and discussed how these pieces fit together.

This chapter examines the object at the heart of every Ajax application—the ...

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