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Ajax Starter Kit

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Ajax Starter Kit

Phil Ballard

Everything you need to start learning Ajax today!

Ajax Programmer’s Toolkit

  • For Windows, Mac, or Linux

  • Quick Start Guide

  • Learn Ajax programming basics

  • Tutorial Reference Library

  • In searchable PDF format

  • Plug-n-Play Code

  • Source code and frameworks

  • Ajax Programmer’s Toolkit with all the technologies you need to set up an Ajax development and testing environment on your Windows, Mac, or Linux computer.

    Quick Start Guide teaches you the basics of Ajax programming in 21 short, easy-to-read lessons.

    Tutorial Reference Library with more than 1,000 pages of how-to’s on Ajax, JavaScript, HTML, XML, and PHP in searchable PDF format.

    Plug-n-play source code and popular Ajax framework libraries to help you reduce tedious typing and shorten

    programming tasks.

    Learn how to…

  • Build better, more interactive interfaces for your web applications

  • Make JavaScript, HTML, XML, and PHP work together to create Ajax effects

  • Compile an Ajax application

  • Create and consume Web services with SOAP and REST

  • Avoid common errors and troubleshoot programs

  • Use popular Ajax libraries to speed up and improve common programming tasks

  • On the CD…

  • XAMPP for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux–an easy-to-install package to set up a PHP- and MySQL-enabled Apache server on your computer

  • The jEdit programming editor for Windows, Mac, and Linux

  • Prototype, Rico, and XOAD JavaScript and Ajax libraries

  • Sams Teach Yourself tutorials on Ajax, JavaScript, HTML, XML, and PHP in PDF format

  • Source code for all the examples from the tutorials

  • All the contents of the Ajax Starter Kit CD are accessible with any web browser on Windows, Mac, or Linux:

    1. Insert CD into your computer’s CD drive.

    2. Navigate to the CD folder and double-click on the file named start.html.