O'Reilly logo

Prototype and Scriptaculous in Action by Tom Locke, Bear Bibeault, Dave Crane

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 13. Prototype, Scriptaculous, and Rails

This chapter covers

  • Understanding the Rails approach to generating JavaScript on the server
  • Using the Rails Ajax helpers to work with Prototype and Scriptaculous
  • Accessing Scriptaculous’s advanced features from Rails
  • Using Rails RJS templates to solve the multiple-update problem, and for other advanced techniques

Our main aim in this book has been to explore Prototype and Scriptaculous as standalone JavaScript libraries, independent of any server-side technologies. In our opinion, these libraries can increase your productivity in developing Ajax solutions with any server-side stack. However, there is no getting away from the fact that both Prototype and Scriptaculous are strongly allied with the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required