Summary and Info
Writing for enterprise developers, architects, and user interface specialists, the authors explain why AJAX offers such great promise in large-scale development. Next, they systematically introduce today's key AJAX techniques and components. You'll walk through developing frameworks for building AJAX applications that combine data tables, Web forms, charts, search, and filtering: the very systems businesses depend on in CRM, ERP, BI, and beyond. Then, building on this strong foundation, the authors identify proven AJAX architectural patterns, and present case studies drawn from actual .NET and Java AJAX applications. Coverge includes•Using AJAX to implement Model-View-Controller (MVC) in the browser•Encapsulating user interface functionality to facilitate code reuse and reduce cross-browser development problems•Overcoming the unique security challenges associated with AJAX Web applications•Optimizing AJAX usability: the "back" button, caching, bookmarking, offline usage, and beyondFrom security to scalability to project risk, this is the only book to cover all the issues facing AJAX developers in the enterprise. Whether you're migrating legacy HTML interfaces or building new applications from scratch, you'll find it absolutely indispensable.