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By Bruce Perry

Ajax, the preferred time period for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, is without doubt one of the most crucial mixtures of applied sciences for internet builders to understand nowadays. With its wealthy grouping of applied sciences, Ajax builders can create interactive internet purposes with XML-based net companies, utilizing JavaScript within the browser to technique the net server reaction.

Taking entire good thing about Ajax, besides the fact that, calls for anything greater than your commonplace "how-to" booklet. What it demands is Ajax Hacks from O'Reilly. This helpful advisor presents direct, hands-on recommendations that take the secret out of Ajax's many features. every one hack represents a shrewdpermanent strategy to accomplish a particular job, saving you numerous hours of attempting to find the ideal solution.

a sensible number of eighty insider counsel and methods, Ajax Hacks covers the entire technology's finer issues. are looking to construct next-generation net purposes at the present time? This e-book can exhibit you the way. one of the multitude of subject matters addressed, it exhibits you ideas for:
* utilizing Ajax with Google Maps and Yahoo Maps
* exhibiting Weather.com data
* Scraping inventory quotes
* Fetching postal codes
* development internet kinds with auto-complete functionality

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

the most recent in O"Reilly's celebrated Hacks sequence, Ajax Hacks neatly enhances different O'Reilly titles akin to Head Rush Ajax and JavaScript: The Definitive Guide.

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Interaction Design (ID) This is the phase where you start designing a user interface that enables the user to interact with the site or application. The following are tools that can be used to improve Interaction Design:  Outcomes and artifacts  Storyboards  Interaction sequence diagrams  Interactive prototypes  State diagrams  Output documents  Interaction design specifications Human – Computer Interaction (HCI) This is the most detailed activity, concerned with the science and mechanics of how users interact with computer systems or mobile devices.

After the design phase, you learn how to implement the design in the development phase and how to use web standards and WebKit-based frameworks to achieve the project goals. As a final step in the process, you learn how to test a mobile touch application and how to evaluate tests in a user-centered way before releasing the application through the Apple WebApp portal or other third-party portals. Why the Mobile Web? A mobile market exists, it’s growing day by day, and it’s a revolution that impacts our way of life like few others.

In the IM phase, consultants concern themselves with very little detail, instead taking in the big picture. 11 12 CHAPTER 2: Agile Project Building for iOS Devices Figure 2–2. Information Architecture Process: from design to implementation Obviously in this process there is room for iteration (as in most modern development methodologies), but generally the level of detail progresses as time moves forward. Now it’s time to see the nine phases in detail. Information Research (IR) This is the first step, where the collecting of information starts.

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