The upcoming hacks show how to use major Prototype objects and
extensions, such as
PeriodicalExecuter, and a number of extensions
Prototype includes a lot more functionality than can be shown in this
chapter (such as a powerful
string methods); therefore, I recommend that you
download the library and explore its various tools.
Prototype is distributed under an MIT-style license, and Rico uses an Apache 2.0 license.
Use an open source software library to handle XMLHttpRequest.
This hack uses the Prototype library’s
Ajax.Request object to ...