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PHP and script.aculo.us Web 2.0 Application Interfaces by Sridhar Rao

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Chapter 1. About script.aculo.us

We have been developing web applications using PHP and MySQL. But now we want to learn how to make our applications interactive in terms of usage, and build a community around them. In short, we want to build simple, yet powerful applications.

Look no further! script.aculo.us is our savior and our love, too. script.aculo.us is a JavaScript library that provides dynamic visual effects, user interface controls, and robust AJAX features. In this chapter, we will explore the script.aculo.us library with regards to versions, features, and real-world usage.

The official site of script.aculo.us describes it as Web 2.0 JavaScript, which it truly is. We will also see how we can delight our friends with just a few lines of ...

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