Thursday, June 26th, 2008
Andrew Dupont has written Practical Prototype and Script.aculo.us and has kindly given us a chapter excerpt to peruse.
You can download chapter 4 in PDF format here. The chapter covers “Ajax: Advanced Client/Server
Yawn. The technology isnâ€™t the exciting part. Ajax is huge because it pushes the boundaries of what you can do with a web UI: it lets you reload part of a page without reloading the entire page. For a page-based medium like the Web, this is a seismic leap forward.
The chapter delves into the world of Ajax.Request, Ajax.Updater, Ajax.PeriodicalUpdater, by showing subtle examples of how to deal with timers, errors, and a lot more.
Like the chapter? check out the book home page.
Posted by Dion Almaer at 7:16 am