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Author Dupont, Andrew.

Title Practical Prototype and / Andrew Dupont.

Imprint Berkeley, CA : Apress, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (xix, 328 pages) : illustrations.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series The expert's voice in Web development
Expert's voice in Web development.
Note Print version record.
Contents Prototype -- What You Should Know About Prototype, JavaScript, and the DOM -- Prototype Basics -- Collections (Or, Never Write a for Loop Again) -- Ajax: Advanced Client/Server Communication -- Events -- Working with the DOM -- Advanced JavaScript: Functional Programming and Class-Based OOP -- Other Helpful Things: Useful Methods on Built-Ins -- -- What You Should Know About DHTML and -- to Effects -- Enabling Draggables, Droppables, and Sortables -- Advanced Controls: Autocompleters, In-Place Editors, and Sliders -- Prototype As a Platform.
Summary As a JavaScript developer, you will already be aware of some of the time saving, convenience, and functionality provided to you by JavaScript/Ajax libraries in general. Prototype and its sister effects library,, are among the most popular and best-supported JavaScript libraries, and now Prototype Core team member Andrew Dupont has written this book to provide you with an essential guide to getting the most out of using Prototype and Practical Prototype and will help you leverage the Prototype and libraries to enhance your day-to-day work, speeding up mundane tasks and providing advanced user interface effects in a way that is cross-browser compliant-taking many worries off your shoulders. Take a whirlwind tour of the different time-saving functions and features Prototype provides and how it extends the basic JavaScript objects, including events, Ajax techniques, DOM elements, enumerables, and advanced object-oriented programming. Understand how fits into the wider world of DOM Scripting/DHTML; find out how to use it to enhance your user interfaces quickly and effectively, with UI controls, effects, and drag and drop; and discover Prototype and as a platform. The author avoids needless theory and rhetoric throughout the book, moving you through the topics at a fast pace. He incorporates several real-world examples to help you gain valuable practical experience as you learn. Practical Prototype and is completely up to date and features server-side examples written in PHP that show the framework can be used effectively in more environments than just Ruby on Rails. Master all the convenience functions of Prototype to speed up your JavaScript/Ajax development Leverage to turbo charge your dynamic UIs Learn from JavaScript expert Andrew Dupont, one of the Prototype Core team members.
Subject JavaScript (Computer program language)
Ajax (Web site development technology)
Web sites -- Design.
COMPUTERS -- Digital Media -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Web -- User Generated Content.
COMPUTERS -- Interactive & Multimedia.
COMPUTERS -- Web -- Site Design.
Ajax (Web site development technology)
Web sites -- Design.
JavaScript (Computer program language)
Ajax (Web site development technology) (OCoLC)fst01740126
JavaScript (Computer program language) (OCoLC)fst00982071
Web sites -- Design. (OCoLC)fst01173252
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Dupont, Andrew. Practical Prototype and Berkeley, CA : Apress, 2008 1590599195 9781590599198 (OCoLC)233726499
ISBN 9781430205029
9781590599198 (pbk.)
1590599195 (pbk.)
Standard No. 9786611756512
AU@ 000044594610
AU@ 000053252040
CDX 9196312
DEBSZ 396200397
NZ1 13072733
NZ1 13658241

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