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Ajax

Beginning Ajax

  • Creating a request object
  • Requesting the data
  • Asynchronous data transfer
  • Using the readyState property
  • Using a callback function
  • Using innerHTML
  • Sending the request
  • Requesting the data
  • Error handling with try/catch
  • Understanding HTTP

Using XML and JSON in Ajax applications

  • XML basics
  • XML and the DOM
  • Using responseText
  • Using responseXML
  • JSON vs XML
  • JSON basics
  • Using JavaScript literals
  • Using CSS with Ajax

Object-oriented JavaScript and custom Ajax objects

  • The new operator
  • Object constructors
  • Prototypes
  • Using custom Ajax objects
  • Ajax and forms
  • Encoding

Troubleshooting and Debugging Ajax

  • The onerror event handler
  • Debugging Ajax with Firebug
  • Tools for navigating the DOM
  • The Firefox DOM Inspector
  • The IE DOM Inspector
  • The Mouseover DOM Inspector (MODI)
  • Live HTTP Headers
  • HTTP Status Codes

Using JavaScript libraries and Creating a widget

  • Using JavaScript libraries/frameworks
  • Three types of libraries/frameworks
  • DOM extension
  • Application conveniences
  • Widgets
  • The Prototype JavaScript Framework
  • Using Prototype's Ajax Object
  • Using an accordion widget to display an Ajax response

Working with XML feeds and Providing feedback to the user

  • Working with XML News Feeds
  • RSS .9x
  • RSS 2.0
  • RSS 1.0
  • Atom
  • Using the Scriptaculous library for visual effects
  • The yellow fade technique
  • Drag and drop functionality
  • Ajax best practices