Ajax Programming for the Absolute Beginner

  • 4h 1m
  • Jerry Lee Ford, Jr.
  • Cengage Course PTR
  • 2009

Learn Ajax the easy way! If you are new to programming with Ajax and are looking for a solid introduction, this is the book for you. Developed by computer science instructors, books in the for the absolute beginner series teach the principles of programming through simple game creation. You will acquire the skills that you need for more practical programming applications and will learn how these skills can be put to use in real-world scenarios. Best of all, by the time you finish the book you will be able to apply the basic principles you've learned to the next programming language you tackle.

About the Author

Jerry Lee Ford, Jr. is an author, educator, and an IT professional with over 19 years of experience in information technology, including roles as an automation analyst, technical manager, technical support analyst, automation engineer, and security analyst. He has a Masters in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. Jerry is also the author or co-author of 28 other books including Microsoft Visual Basic 2005 Express Edition, Programming for the Absolute Beginner, Microsoft WSH and VBScript programming for the Absolute Beginner, and Microsoft Windows Shell Script Programming for the Absolute Beginner. He has over five years of experience as an adjunct instructor teaching networking courses in Information Technology.

In this Book

  • An Ajax Overview
  • An Introduction to JavaScript
  • A Deeper Dive into JavaScript
  • Understanding the Document Object Model
  • Ajax Basics
  • Digging Deeper into Ajax
  • Working with XML
  • Working with Cascading Style Sheets
  • Working with AJAX and PHP
  • Important Ajax Design Issues