Ajax: The Definitive Guide

Interactive Applications for the Web

Author: Anthony T. Holdener III

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554974

Category: Computers

Page: 982

View: 1902

Is Ajax a new technology, or the same old stuff web developers have been using for years? Both, actually. This book demonstrates not only how tried-and-true web standards make Ajax possible, but how these older technologies allow you to give sites a decidedly modern Web 2.0 feel. Ajax: The Definitive Guide explains how to use standards like JavaScript, XML, CSS, and XHTML, along with the XMLHttpRequest object, to build browser-based web applications that function like desktop programs. You get a complete background on what goes into today's web sites and applications, and learn to leverage these tools along with Ajax for advanced browser searching, web services, mashups, and more. You discover how to turn a web browser and web site into a true application, and why developing with Ajax is faster, easier and cheaper. The book also explains: How to connect server-side backend components to user interfaces in the browser Loading and manipulating XML documents, and how to replace XML with JSON Manipulating the Document Object Model (DOM) Designing Ajax interfaces for usability, functionality, visualization, and accessibility Site navigation layout, including issues with Ajax and the browser's back button Adding life to tables & lists, navigation boxes and windows Animation creation, interactive forms, and data validation Search, web services and mash-ups Applying Ajax to business communications, and creating Internet games without plug-ins The advantages of modular coding, ways to optimize Ajax applications, and more This book also provides references to XML and XSLT, popular JavaScript Frameworks, Libraries, and Toolkits, and various Web Service APIs. By offering web developers a much broader set of tools and options, Ajax gives developers a new way to create content on the Web, while throwing off the constraints of the past. Ajax: The Definitive Guide describes the contents of this unique toolbox in exhaustive detail, and explains how to get the most out of it.

Ajax

The Definitive Guide

Author: Anthony T. Holdener

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596528388

Category: Computers

Page: 957

View: 7464

Provides information on the basics of Ajax to create Web applications that function like desktop programs.

JavaScript: The Definitive Guide

The Definitive Guide

Author: David Flanagan

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596554477

Category: Computers

Page: 1032

View: 9284

This Fifth Edition is completely revised and expanded to cover JavaScript as it is used in today's Web 2.0 applications. This book is both an example-driven programmer's guide and a keep-on-your-desk reference, with new chapters that explain everything you need to know to get the most out of JavaScript, including: Scripted HTTP and Ajax XML processing Client-side graphics using the canvas tag Namespaces in JavaScript--essential when writing complex programs Classes, closures, persistence, Flash, and JavaScript embedded in Java applications Part I explains the core JavaScript language in detail. If you are new to JavaScript, it will teach you the language. If you are already a JavaScript programmer, Part I will sharpen your skills and deepen your understanding of the language. Part II explains the scripting environment provided by web browsers, with a focus on DOM scripting with unobtrusive JavaScript. The broad and deep coverage of client-side JavaScript is illustrated with many sophisticated examples that demonstrate how to: Generate a table of contents for an HTML document Display DHTML animations Automate form validation Draw dynamic pie charts Make HTML elements draggable Define keyboard shortcuts for web applications Create Ajax-enabled tool tips Use XPath and XSLT on XML documents loaded with Ajax And much more Part III is a complete reference for core JavaScript. It documents every class, object, constructor, method, function, property, and constant defined by JavaScript 1.5 and ECMAScript Version 3. Part IV is a reference for client-side JavaScript, covering legacy web browser APIs, the standard Level 2 DOM API, and emerging standards such as the XMLHttpRequest object and the canvas tag. More than 300,000 JavaScript programmers around the world have madethis their indispensable reference book for building JavaScript applications. "A must-have reference for expert JavaScript programmers...well-organized and detailed." -- Brendan Eich, creator of JavaScript

Ajax Hacks

Tips & Tools for Creating Responsive Web Sites

Author: Bruce W. Perry

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 9780596553593

Category: Computers

Page: 448

View: 6763

Ajax, the popular term for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, is one of the most important combinations of technologies for web developers to know these days. With its rich grouping of technologies, Ajax developers can create interactive web applications with XML-based web services, using JavaScript in the browser to process the web server response. Taking complete advantage of Ajax, however, requires something more than your typical "how-to" book. What it calls for is Ajax Hacks from O'Reilly. This valuable guide provides direct, hands-on solutions that take the mystery out of Ajax's many capabilities. Each hack represents a clever way to accomplish a specific task, saving you countless hours of searching for the right answer. A smart collection of 80 insider tips and tricks, Ajax Hacks covers all of the technology's finer points. Want to build next-generation web applications today? This book can show you how. Among the multitude of topics addressed, it shows you techniques for: Using Ajax with Google Maps and Yahoo Maps Displaying Weather.com data Scraping stock quotes Fetching postal codes Building web forms with auto-complete functionality Ajax Hacks also features a number of advanced hacks for accelerated web developers. Discover how to create huge, maintainable bookmarklets, how to use client-side storage for Ajax applications, and how to call a built-in Java object from JavaScript using Ajax. The book even addresses best practices for testing Ajax applications and improving maintenance, performance, and reliability for JavaScript code. The latest in O"Reilly's celebrated Hacks series, Ajax Hacks smartly complements other O'Reilly titles such as Head Rush Ajax and JavaScript: The Definitive Guide.

JavaScript kurz & gut

Author: David Flanagan

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3868993894

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 8880

JavaScript ist eine mächtige, objektorientierte Skriptsprache, deren Code in HTML-Seiten eingebettet und vom Browser interpretiert und ausgeführt wird. Richtig eingesetzt, eignet sie sich aber auch für die Programmierung komplexer Anwendungen und hat im Zusammenhang mit HTML5 noch einmal an Bedeutung gewonnen. Diese Kurzreferenz ist ein Auszug aus der überarbeiteten und ergänzten Neuauflage von JavaScript – Das umfassende Referenzwerk, 6. Auflage, der JavaScript-Bibel schlechthin. JavaScript kurz & gut befasst sich in den ersten neun Kapiteln mit der neuesten Version des Sprachkerns (ECMAScript 5) und behandelt die Syntax der Sprache, Typen, Werte, Variablen, Operatoren und Anweisungen sowie Objekte, Arrays, Funktionen und Klassen. All dies ist nicht nur für die Verwendung von JavaScript in Webbrowsern, sondern auch beim Einsatz von Node auf der Serverseite relevant. In den folgenden fünf Kapiteln geht es um die Host-Umgebung des Webbrowsers. Es wird erklärt, wie Sie clientseitiges JavaScript für die Erstellung dynamischer Webseiten und -applikationen verwenden und mit JavaScript auf die HTML5-APIs zugreifen. Diese Kapitel liefern Informationen zu den wichtigsten Elementen von clientseitigem JavaScript: Fenster, Dokumente, Elemente, Stile, Events, Netzwerke und Speicherung.

Ajax für Dummies

Author: Steve Holzner

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527702886

Category: Computers

Page: 368

View: 1056

Webapplikationen, die wie Desktop-Applikationen aussehen und sich rasend schnell aktualisieren? Das ist jetzt dank Ajax möglich. Hinter dem Begriff verbirgt sich aber keine neue Technik, sondern lediglich die Verknüpfung der bereits bekannten Markup-Sprachen JavaScript, DOM, CSS und XML. Was Ajax alles kann und wie es funktioniert erklärt Steve Holzner in "Ajax für Dummies" anhand von vielen Beispielen und praktischen Anwendungen. Unter www.fuer-dummies.de gibt es zusätzliche Quellcodes, XML-Tools und Ajax-Webanwendungen.

Migratory Interactive Applications for Ubiquitous Environments

Author: Fabio Paternò

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780857292506

Category: Computers

Page: 180

View: 6043

Ubiquitous environments are important because they allow users to move about freely and continue the interaction with the available applications through a variety of interactive devices (including cell phones, PDA's, desktop computers, digital television sets, and intelligent watches). A frustrating limitation is that people have to start their session over again from the beginning at each interaction device change. This book reports results based on the work in the OPEN project. It provides solutions able to address three key aspects: device change, state persistence and content adaptation. There is a lack of migratory services technology for the migration of applications in different usage scenarios. This book offers a general and open migratory service platform solution based on a sound and innovative scientific approach developed by a multi-disciplinary consortium combining the expertise of three technological world leaders, three well-known research organizations and one SME.

HTML5 kurz & gut

Author: Jennifer Niederst Robbins

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3955616576

Category: Computers

Page: 192

View: 1880

Diese Kurzreferenz ist der optimale Begleiter für alle Webdesigner und -entwickler, die Wert darauf legen, standardkonforme Websites zu erstellen. Das Buch eignet sich hervorragend zum Nachschlagen und bietet einen strukturierten Überblick über alle HTML-Tags und ihre Attribute. Für diese 5. Auflage wurde es komplett überarbeitet und basiert auf den aktuellen HTML5-Spezifikationen. HTML5 – kurz & gut enthält eine alphabetische Übersicht über alle HTML-Elemente, die Ihnen die Suche nach bestimmten Tags und Attributen so einfach wie möglich macht. Weitere nützliche Listen und kurze Codebeispiele runden das Buch ab.

Ajax Hacks

Tips & Tools for Creating Responsive Web Sites

Author: Bruce Perry

Publisher: O'Reilly Media

ISBN: 9780596101695

Category: Computers

Page: 448

View: 6028

Ajax, the popular term for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, is one of the most important combinations of technologies for web developers to know these days. With its rich grouping of technologies, Ajax developers can create interactive web applications with XML-based web services, using JavaScript in the browser to process the web server response. Taking complete advantage of Ajax, however, requires something more than your typical "how-to" book. What it calls for is Ajax Hacks from O'Reilly. This valuable guide provides direct, hands-on solutions that take the mystery out of Ajax's many capabilities. Each hack represents a clever way to accomplish a specific task, saving you countless hours of searching for the right answer. A smart collection of 80 insider tips and tricks, Ajax Hacks covers all of the technology's finer points. Want to build next-generation web applications today? This book can show you how. Among the multitude of topics addressed, it shows you techniques for: Using Ajax with Google Maps and Yahoo Maps Displaying Weather.com data Scraping stock quotes Fetching postal codes Building web forms with auto-complete functionality Ajax Hacks also features a number of advanced hacks for accelerated web developers. Discover how to create huge, maintainable bookmarklets, how to use client-side storage for Ajax applications, and how to call a built-in Java object from JavaScript using Ajax. The book even addresses best practices for testing Ajax applications and improving maintenance, performance, and reliability for JavaScript code. The latest in O"Reilly's celebrated Hacks series, Ajax Hacks smartly complements other O'Reilly titles such as Head Rush Ajax and JavaScript: The Definitive Guide.

Ajax in action

das Entwicklerbuch für das Web 2.0

Author: Dave Crane,Eric Pascarello,Darren James

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827324146

Category:

Page: 687

View: 3773

JavaScript Missing Manual

Author: David Sawyer McFarland,Stefan Fröhlich

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897218798

Category: JavaScript

Page: 558

View: 693

Beginning Android Web Apps Development

Develop for Android using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

Author: Jon Westfall,Rocco Augusto,Grant Allen

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430239573

Category: Computers

Page: 284

View: 3930

With Beginning Android Web Apps Development, you'll learn how to apply HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax and other Web standards for use on the Android mobile platform, by building a variety of fun and visually stimulating games and other web applications! If you've done some basic web development, and you want to build your skills to create exceptional web apps, you'll find everything you seek in the discussions and examples in this book. Each application you'll build in Beginning Android Web Application Development will show you solutions that you can apply to many of your own projects. Each example shares techniques and coding solutions that will inspire your own work. You'll learn how to tie your Android apps into Twitter through two apps that you'll build: Who's that Tweet?!, a quiz game based on celebrity accounts, and I Love Ham, a coding investigation into search phrases and rhyming. Your Android web app development skills will then proceed in another direction, as you discover the power of HTML5 in two game apps: Scavenger Hunt, which introduces you to the HTML5 GPS location API, and Spies!, a location-based application that shows you how to use CSS3, Ajax, and HTML5 within multi-player environments. You'll also create an Android web application which checks the arrival time of buses and light-rails through the use of Portland, Oregon's open Tri-Met data API! This app is a great template for other apps you may want to build in the future, and showcases the important techniques for incorporating cloud-based apps into web games. After reading Beginning Android Web Apps Development, you will have built real apps and developed along the way the skills you'll need to create highly interactive, professional web applications... and, your journey will be engaging and enjoyable! What you’ll learn Coding solutions that you can use time and again in your own Android web apps Key methods and techniques for contemporary Android web app development How to take full advantage of CSS3 in the mobile environment and how to handle a multitude of screen resolutions How to build feature-rich user interfaces with navigation, colors, and professional styling How to add audio and video for highly interactive sites How to optimize Ajax within your site How to access and use the HTML location API How to integrate JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks into your site Who this book is for For anyone starting out in Android web app development who wants to build feature-rich web apps that are optimized for the Android mobile platform. If you've got basic web development skills, you'll find the code samples and discussions in this book will take your techniques to a completely different level. Table of Contents 1. Harnessing the Power of Mobile Web 2. Twitter Application: Who's That Tweet? 3. Twitter Application: I Love Ham 4. Creating a Mobile Strategy and Structuring your Code 5. Handling Multiple Screen Resolutions with CSS 3 6. Handling Different Browser Platforms 7. Providing an Impressive User Experience with jQuery Mobile 8. Building Visually Rich Internet Applications 9. HTML5 Location-Based Applications 10. Using Cloud Services: A Transport Application 11. Pushing the Limits with Audio and Video 12. Ajax and Extreme User Interfaces 13. Packaging Your Applications

The Definitive Guide to Spring Web Flow

Author: Erwin Vervaet

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430216255

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 9418

Spring Web Flow is an exciting open-source framework for developing Java web applications. The framework improves productivity by addressing three major pain–points facing web application developers: user interface navigation control, state management, and modularity. The Definitive Guide to Spring Web Flow covers Spring Web Flow in detail by explaining its motivation and feature set, as well as providing practical guidance for using the framework to develop web applications successfully in a number of environments.

The Definitive Guide to Grails

Author: Graeme Rocher,Jeff Scott Brown

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430208716

Category: Computers

Page: 648

View: 7704

The rise of Ruby on Rails has signified a huge shift in how we build web applications today; it is a fantastic framework with a growing community. There is, however, space for another such framework that integrates seamlessly with Java. Thousands of companies have invested in Java, and these same companies are losing out on the benefits of a Rails–like framework. Enter Grails. Grails is not just a Rails clone. It aims to provide a Rails–like environment that is more familiar to Java developers and employs idioms that Java developers are comfortable using, making the adjustment in mentality to a dynamic framework less of a jump. The concepts within Grails, like interceptors, tag libs, and Groovy Server Pages (GSP), make those in the Java community feel right at home. Grails' foundation is on solid open source technologies such as Spring, Hibernate, and SiteMesh, which gives it even more potential in the Java space: Spring provides powerful inversion of control and MVC, Hibernate brings a stable, mature object relational mapping technology with the ability to integrate with legacy systems, and SiteMesh handles flexible layout control and page decoration. Grails complements these with additional features that take advantage of the coding–by–convention paradigm such as dynamic tag libraries, Grails object relational mapping, Groovy Server Pages, and scaffolding. Graeme Rocher, Grails lead and founder, and Jeff Brown bring you completely up–to–date with their authoritative and fully comprehensive guide to the Grails framework. You'll get to know all the core features, services, and Grails extensions via plug–ins, and understand the roles that Groovy and Grails are playing in the changing Web.

Das Beste an JavaScript

Author: Douglas Crockford,Peter Klicman

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897218763

Category: JavaScript (Computer program language)

Page: 163

View: 2601

Beginning JavaScript

Author: Paul Wilton,Jeremy McPeak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118057384

Category: Computers

Page: 792

View: 3059

The perennial bestseller returns with new details for using the latest tools and techniques available with JavaScript JavaScript is the definitive language for making the Web a dynamic, rich, interactive medium. This guide to JavaScript builds on the success of previous editions and introduces you to many new advances in JavaScript development. The reorganization of the chapters helps streamline your learning process while new examples provide you with updated JavaScript programming techniques. You'll get all-new coverage of Ajax for remote scripting, JavaScript frameworks, JavaScript and XML, and the latest features in modern Web browsers. Plus, all the featured code has been updated to ensure compliance with the most recent popular Web browsers. Introduces you to the latest capabilities of JavaScript, the definitive language for developing dynamic, rich, interactive Web sites Features new coverage of data types and variables, JavaScript and XML, Ajax for remote scripting, and popular JavaScript frameworks Offers updated code that ensures compliance with the most popular Web browsers Includes improved examples on the most up-to-date JavaScript programming techniques Continuing in the superlative tradition of the first three editions, Beginning JavaScript, Fourth Edition, gets you up to speed on all the new advances in JavaScript development.

The Official Dice Technology Job Search Guide

Author: Dice Inc.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470175361

Category: Computers

Page: 264

View: 9169

Intended to complement content on the Dice Web site, this unique career guide is essential reading if you are seeking a better job, changing jobs, or looking for your first job. It provides you with real-world sample resumes, interview dialogue, and helpful career resources, as well as invaluable advice on how you can set yourself about the task of applying for high-competition positions. You’ll also learn realistic salary expectations for tech jobs and the importance of certifications, among other vital topics.

The Definitive Guide to Pylons

Author: Scott Gardner

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430205342

Category: Computers

Page: 568

View: 2606

In this book, cofounder and lead developer James Gardner brings you a comprehensive introduction to Pylons, the web framework that uses the best of Ruby, Python, and Perl and the emerging WSGI standard to provide structure and flexibility. You’ll learn how to create your own Pylons-driven web site and attain the mastery of advanced Pylons features. You’ll also learn how to stretch Pylons to its fullest ability, as well as share Gardner’s unique insight and extensive experience in developing and deploying Pylons for a wide variety of situations.

Building Bioinformatics Solutions

Author: Conrad Bessant,Darren Oakley,Ian Shadforth

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191643203

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 4586

Bioinformatics encompasses a broad and ever-changing range of activities involved with the management and analysis of data from molecular biology experiments. Despite the diversity of activities and applications, the basic methodology and core tools needed to tackle bioinformatics problems is common to many projects. This unique book provides an invaluable introduction to three of the main tools used in the development of bioinformatics software - Perl, R and MySQL - and explains how these can be used together to tackle the complex data-driven challenges that typify modern biology. These industry standard open source tools form the core of many bioinformatics projects, both in academia and industry. The methodologies introduced are platform independent, and all the examples that feature have been tested on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Building Bioinformatics Solutions is suitable for graduate students and researchers in the life sciences who wish to automate analyses or create their own databases and web-based tools. No prior knowledge of software development is assumed. Having worked through the book, the reader should have the necessary core skills to develop computational solutions for their specific research programmes. The book will also help the reader overcome the inertia associated with penetrating this field, and provide them with the confidence and understanding required to go on to develop more advanced bioinformatics skills.