Ajax Hacks: Tips & Tools for Creating Responsive Web Sites by Bruce Perry

By Bruce Perry

Ajax, the preferred time period for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, is among the most vital combos of applied sciences for net builders to understand nowadays. With its wealthy grouping of applied sciences, Ajax builders can create interactive net functions with XML-based net providers, utilizing JavaScript within the browser to strategy the internet server reaction.

Taking entire benefit of Ajax, even if, calls for anything greater than your normal "how-to" publication. What it demands is Ajax Hacks from O'Reilly. This useful advisor offers direct, hands-on options that take the secret out of Ajax's many services. each one hack represents a smart strategy to accomplish a particular job, saving you numerous hours of looking for the fitting solution.

a wise number of eighty insider information and methods, Ajax Hacks covers the entire technology's finer issues. are looking to construct next-generation internet functions this present day? This publication can convey you the way. one of the multitude of issues addressed, it exhibits you ideas for:
* utilizing Ajax with Google Maps and Yahoo Maps
* showing Weather.com data
* Scraping inventory quotes
* Fetching postal codes
* development net kinds with auto-complete functionality

Ajax Hacks additionally incorporates a variety of complex hacks for speeded up net builders. realize how you can create large, maintainable bookmarklets, the best way to use client-side garage for Ajax functions, and the way to name a integrated Java item from JavaScript utilizing Ajax. The ebook even addresses top practices for checking out Ajax functions and bettering upkeep, functionality, and reliability for JavaScript code.

the newest in O"Reilly's celebrated Hacks sequence, Ajax Hacks well enhances different O'Reilly titles similar to Head Rush Ajax and JavaScript: The Definitive Guide.

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Other web apps can call our site and request these feeds and this feed's content. org/ project/feedapi. [ 19 ] About Drupal Web Services AMFPHP AMFPHP is an open source PHP-based implementation of the Action Message Format (AMF), which allows for ActionScript objects to be sent to server-based services. This allows for web client applications built in Flash, Flex, and AIR to communicate with PHP-based web applications such as Drupal. There is more introductory detail about AMFPHP on the AMFPHP website at http://www.

FedEx Web Services also provides the sample code that you can use. If you use WSDLs with your test integration, with the SOAP Client, you'll need to locate the WSDL URL on the FedEx Web Service Server so that we can point to this in our SOAP server endpoint URL field. This is where we'll add the URL to the FedEx WSDL. You can also download the WSDL and upload it to your Drupal site/ server, and then add that URL to your SOAP Client configuration and test. You can also get a developer test key to test your FedEx Web Service, and enter this API key's username and password in your SOAP Client configuration.

The service provides many extra features and better performance than the core Drupal search. You can have specific searching on content authors, taxonomy, and CCK fields, for example. org/wiki/Faceted_ browser). The module provides XML files that you need to have installed in order to make the web services work. The module also depends on your Drupal core search framework being in place, so you can run both the core Drupal search and the Apache Solr search in tandem, or just run one or the other.

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