Combine PHP & Ajax as a powerful platform for web applications with Packt's PHP Ajax Cookbook

December 2011 | AJAX, PHP

Packt s delighted to announce the release ofPHP Ajax Cookbook, a collection of over 60 recipes with step-by-step directions to build SEO-friendly websites using standard Ajax tools. Written by Milan Sedliak, R. Rajesh Jeba, and Roshan Bhattarai, the book enables readers to build dynamic websites with faster response from the server using the asynchronous call feature of PHP Ajax.

Ajax is a group of interrelated web development methods used on the client-side to create asynchronous web applications. PHP is a general-purpose server-side scripting language originally designed for web development to produce dynamic web pages.

PHP Ajax Cookbook teaches popular selector-based JavaScript followed by important concepts on debugging, optimization and best practices. The book has a collection of recipes focused on creating basic utilities such as validating form using Ajax and creating a five star rating system. Subsequent chapters cover useful tools and jQuery plugins like Ajax tooltips, tab navigation, autocomplete, shopping cart, and Ajax chat. Finally, step-by-step recipes are presented to build iPhone apps using basic libraries and everyday useful Ajax tools

This book walks readers through topics like form handling tools, debugging and troubleshooting techniques to make their site perform even quicker. Readers will learn to integrate Web 2.0 APIs for Flickr, Picasa, Facebook and Twitter, build chat application using Comet technology and how to write optimized code using Ajax asynchronous calls. They will ultimately be able to implement best practices to build SEO-friendly websites.

This book is an ideal resource for people who like to add Ajax features to their websites and who prefer standards and best practices for building SEO-friendly websites. As the book covers advanced topics, readers need to be aware of basic PHP, JavaScript and XML features. To read more about the book and download the sample chapter, please visit: www.packtpub.com/php-ajax-for-web-2-0-cookbook/book


PHP Ajax Cookbook
  Over 60 simple but incredibly effective recipes to Ajaxify PHP websites with this book and ebook

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/php-ajax-for-web-2-0-cookbook/book

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