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HTML5 and CSS3 All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition by Andy Harris

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Chapter 6

Working with AJAX Data

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the advantages of server-side programming

arrow Getting to know PHP

arrow Writing a form for standard PHP processing

arrow Building virtual forms with AJAX

arrow Submitting interactive AJAX requests

arrow Working with XML data

arrow Responding to JSON data

AJAX and jQuery are incredibly useful, but perhaps the most important use of AJAX is to serve as a conduit between the web page and programs written on the server. In this chapter, you get an overview of how programming works on the web server and how AJAX changes the relationship between client-side and server-side programming. You read about the main forms of data sent from the server, and you see how to interpret this data with jQuery and JavaScript.

Sending Requests AJAX Style

AJAX work in other parts ...

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